CHR 2022 Summer Funding Awardees- Joint Research Presentations

Friday, February 3, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Hybrid Event in Horizon Hall 6325 and on Zoom

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Join us for an event honoring the four CHR summer funding awardees. Following a brief introduction by CHR director Prof. Alison Landsberg, we will hear five short research presentations, each lasting roughly 10 minutes. There will be time for discussion.


Cho HeadshotHyunyoung Cho (Term Associate Professor, English, Mason Korea), "Birds and Bugs in 'To His Coy Mistress': Re-working Egyptian Solar Mythology in the Age of Bacon."





Green Headshot Heather Green (Assistant Professor, InterArts, School of Art), "(Never) Post-DADA: A Tristan Tzara Reader (1923-1963)."





Okechukwu Headshot

Amaka Okechukwu (Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, CHSS), "Black Belt Brooklyn: Mapping Community Building and Social Life during the Urban Crisis." 





Saunders Photo

Catherine E. Saunders (Instructional Professor of English, CHSS) investigated the role of slavery in the early history of Lewinsville Presbyterian Church in McLean, Virginia and created an in-person and online cemetery tour that examines the experiences before, during, and after the Civil War of members born in Virginia and New York and of people enslaved by the first group.




Yang Photo

Peiyu Yang (Term Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies, Modern and Classical Languages, CHSS) Triangular Translation: Gender and the Making of the Postcolonial World Between China, Europe, and the Middle East, 1880-1940. 

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