Graduate Dissertation Fellows

Dissertation Grant Writing Workshop

Dissertation Grant Writing Workshop. Let's Talk About Grants. Live. Online. Registration required. Monday November 16, 2020 3:00–4:30pm. UCHI.
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Dissertation Grant Writing Workshop

November 16, 2020, 3:00 pm

Live. Online. Registration is required.

The UConn Humanities Institute (UCHI) is offering a workshop to assist graduate students in the preparation of Dissertation Fellowship applications in the Humanities and associated disciplines. Professors Alexis Boylan (Art History & Africana Studies & UCHI Acting Director) and Yohei Igarashi (English & UCHI Acting Director of Academic Affairs) will conduct the workshop.

Announcing the 2020–21 Graduate Dissertation Fellows

The University of Connecticut Humanities Institute (UCHI) is proud to announce its incoming class of Graduate Dissertation Fellows. The Class of 2020–21 will consist of two PhD candidates from the history department (including the Draper Dissertation Fellow), and two PhD candidates from the English Department. More information about each fellow, including their biographical information, will be provided at a later date:

Nicole Breault


History Department - Draper Dissertation Fellow

Project Title: The Night Watch of Boston: Law and Governance in Eighteenth-Century British America

Kerry Carnahan


English Department

Project Title: Song of Songs: a New Translation with Commentary

Ashley Gangi


English Department

Project Title: May I Present Myself? Masks, Masquerades, and the Drama of Identity in Nineteenth Century American Literature

Shaine Scarminach


History Department

Project Title: Lost at Sea: The United States and the Struggle to Govern the World’s Oceans