The Center for International Social Science Research announced its 2021-22 Lloyd & Susanne Rudolph Field Research Fellows including Yasser Nasser, PhD candidate in the Department of History, and Xiaogao Zhou , PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology.
This quarter, the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago is presenting a series of public events that are in conjunction with the Spring 2021 course, "Human Rights in China."
Hosted by CEAS faculty and Associate Professor of History and the College, Johanna Ransmeier and Pozen Visiting Professor, Teng Biao, these four events will feature a number of speakers to discuss topics including the Uyghur genocide in Xinjiang and Hong Kong's rule of law and democracy.
The following are events that are part of the series:
Yiren Zheng, PhD candidate in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and a residential fellow at the Franke Institute for the Humanities, was recently published in the May 2021 edition of positions: asia critique. Her journal article, "Sounding the Ineffable: Third-Century Chinese Whistling as an Alternative Voice," examines the role of whistling as an elusive voice in the literary world from around the third century onward.
Doctoral candidate in history, Carl Kubler, was recently selected as a 2021 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow by The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). Fellowships support promising doctoral students in the humanities and interpretive social sciences with a year of funding designed to help them complete projects that will form the foundations of their scholarly careers.
A multi-platform social media campaign that explores the logistical making of the social and the social making of logistics, #Logistics in the Time of Covid was conceived as a digital “cabinet of curiosities,” a roving collection of artifacts, tales, and puzzles, the interactive online platform supports the sharing and discussion of meso-level research findings and enables contributors to showcase diverse audiovisual forms of representation.