CSWS affiliates awarded 2023-24 OHC fellowships

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The Oregon Humanities Center (OHC) has announced its 2023-24 faculty research and teaching fellowships.

The OHC Research Fellowship program identifies, fosters, and promotes innovative humanities research produced by University of Oregon faculty. These fellowships provide faculty with one course release so they can have a term free of teaching to pursue full-time research as part of a community of scholars. 2023-34 faculty research fellowships went to the following CSWS affiliates:

  • Maria Fernanda Escallón, Anthropology: “Heritage Expertise, Equality, and UNESCO’s Dream of Community Participation” 
  • Katherine Kelp-Stebbins, English: “Draw for Your Lives: Comics Journalism and Human Rights” Ernest G. Moll Research Fellowship in Literary Studies   
  • Gabriela Pérez Báez, Linguistics: “Collaborative methods and technical protocols towards completion of a Diidxazá Dictionary” OHC Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Fellowship  
  • Julie Weise, History: “Guest Worker: A History of Ideas, 1919-75”

  In addition, the affiliates below were named alternates for faculty research fellowships:

  • Kate Mondloch, History of Art and Architecture and Clark Honors College: “Selfie Power: The Performance of Participation and the Attention-Experience Economy (Ch. 2 of book project “Art of Attention”)” 
  • Beata Stawarska, Philosophy: “Vitalism for our time. Translating and interpreting L. S. Senghor’s theoretical writings”

OHC Teaching Fellowships support the development of new humanistic undergraduate courses or the substantial redesign of existing courses. Teaching fellows are offered summer pay and have the option to request course enrichment funds to support course development and to enhance students’ classroom experience. CSWS affiliates were awarded the following 2023-24 teaching fellowships:

  • Faith Barter, English: ENG 3XX or 4XX “The Uncanny Self” Wulf Professorship in the Humanities   
  • Kate Mondloch, Clark Honors College and History of Art and Architecture: HC 221 “Body Politic and The Art of Perception” Coleman-Guitteau Professorship in the Humanities

See the OHC website for the complete list of winners.