ACLS awards prestigious fellowships to 5 UCSB graduate students

by Kyle Crocco, Writing Peer
Monday, July 10, 2017 9:00 AM

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has announced ​its 2017 cohort of fellowship recipients, and UCSB is proud to have 5 graduate student winners ​in 4 different categories. ​Each of these excellent scholars was selected through rigorous peer evaluation.

John Vincent Decemvirale | Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art
Doctoral Candidate, History of Art and Architecture
"Knowing Your Place and Making Do: Radical Art Activism in Black and Latino Los Angeles, 1960 to the Present"

Karen B. Hanna | Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Doctoral Candidate, Feminist Studies
"Makibaka!: A Feminist Social History of the Transnational Filipina/o American Left, 1969-1992"

Megan Lukaniec | Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Doctoral Candidate, Linguistics
"A Grammar of Wendat"

Sasha Metcalf | Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program
PhD, Musicology
Appointed as Program Analyst, Education and Community Engagement, Brooklyn Academy of Music

Or Porath | The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowship in Buddhist Studies
Doctoral Candidate, Religious Studies
"Intimate Dharma: Buddhism, the Body, and Imperial Authority in Medieval Japan"