Spring 2019 IHC Funding Award Winners

The IHC is pleased to announce the winners of its awards for the Spring 2019 competition. Congratulations to the winners of Faculty Fellowships, Faculty Collaborative Awards, and our 2019-20 IHC Dissertation Fellows!

One quarter teaching release to concentrate on research projects in the 2019-20 academic year

Lisa Jacobson, History: “Fashioning New Cultures of Drink: Alcoholic Beverages and the Politics of Pleasure after Prohibition”

Laila Shereen Sakr, Film and Media Studies: “Glitch Resistance: The Arab Uprisings, Social Media, and the Virtual Body Politic”

Awards of up $3,000 for collaborative research or instructional projects during the next twelve months

An Emotional Revolution: Loves and Loyalties in Imperial Japan
Fabio Rambelli, Religious Studies
Miriam Wattles, History of Art and Architecture

$6,000 to support interdisciplinary research by UCSB doctoral candidates in the 2019-20 academic year

Bianka Ballina, Film and Media Studies: “Vital Exports: Mediating Cuban Solidarity and Global South Imaginaries”

Anna Bax, Linguistics: “Young Mixtec Women’s Multilingual Language Practices in the Indigenous ‘Oaxacalifornian’ Diaspora”

Yanitsa Buendia de Llaca, Religious Studies: “The Macehual Path: Neo-Aztec Spiritualities and Embodied Practices”

Thomas Franke, History: “Black Spaniards: Color, Status, and Community in Valencia, 1500-1550”

John Schranck, Comparative Literature: “Sonic Alterities”