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We have received news that doctoral student Mimi Nielsen has been awarded SWEA San Francisco's 2017 scholarship!  SWEA (Swedish Women’s Educational Association), a non-profit global organization, dedicated to promoting Swedish culture and traditions in countries outside Sweden awards scholarships to people pursuing academic or professional research or artistic endeavors, with particular relevance to Sweden.  Mimi is currently working on her dissertation project: “Playing the Edge: The Work of Affect in Emilie Flygare-Carlén’s Authorship and Reception,” which focuses on the writing and conte

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Congratulations to doctoral student Paul Morton, who was awarded the Graduate School Presidential Dissertation Fellowship for 2017-2018! This competitive award is intended to assist PhD candidates in the final stages of writing and completing their dissertations, and will provide one quarter of full fellowship funding with tuition and benefits.  Paul’s dissertation “Embracing Imperfection: The Zagreb School of Animation and the Yugoslav Ideal” explores the Zagreb School of Animation, one of the most important animation movements of the twentieth century.

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Docotral student Erin Gilbert has been selected as the 2017-2018 Soden-Trueblood Endowed Graduate Publishing Fellow.  The Soden-Trueblood Graduate Publishing Fellowship was instituted in 1999 to introduce graduate students in the humanities to the world of scholarly publishing.

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This Autumn Annie Fee (Ph.D. 2015) will join the Media Aesthetics research group at the University of Oslo, Department of Media and Communication. During her four-year postdoctoral research fellowship she will explore the historical emergence of photogénie as a film-theoretic discourse in 1920s France. Building on research carried out as part of her Ph.D.

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Cinema and Media Studies doctoral student Ungsan Kim's article, "Queer Korean Cinema, National Others, and Making of Queer Space in Stateless Things (2011)" is published online and will appear in the upcoming issue of Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema.

Congratulations Ungsan!