ahorbinski: A snakes & ladders board.  (struggle & stagger)
I'm thrilled and flattered to report, belatedly, that I received a fellowship from UC Berkeley and the Université Libre de Bruxelles to spend two months in Belgium at the end of this year researching the development of Franco-Belgian comics, i.e. bandes dessinées. I was interviewed about my research briefly for the news section of Berkeley's Graduate Division. I spent about four days in Belgium last summer--just enough time to see the BD museum and Bruges, and not much else--and I'm looking forward to going back.
ahorbinski: kanji (kanji)
I passed my qualifying exam this morning. I couldn't be happier. It went great, and I had a great time. With many thanks to my examiners, and to everyone who's provided support this semester--moral, caloric, emotional, etc, etc.
ahorbinski: My Marxist-feminist dialectic brings all the boys to the yard.  (marxism + feminism --> posthumanism)
I'm one of five recipients of the Berkeley Center for New Media's Summer Research Awards this year. Many thanks!
ahorbinski: My Marxist-feminist dialectic brings all the boys to the yard.  (marxism + feminism --> posthumanism)
I heard last week that I've received a Dr. C.F. Koo and Cecilia Koo Chair Fellowship for Outstanding Graduate Students in East Asian Studies for 2014. I'm very grateful to the committee and to the award donors, for making the fellowships possible in the first place.

The Berkeley Center for New Media, in the name of tooting the horn for its graduate students, very kindly wrote up a little blurb about me.

One of the great things about the Koo Fellowships is that recipients have discretion as to how to use them, whether as stipend money or as a research fund. I haven't yet made that decision, but it's really nice to have the choice. Either way, the money will go directly or indirectly to support my dissertation research in Japan, Taiwan, LA, and Ohio.

ahorbinski: hulk smash male privilege! (hulk smash male privilege)
I just received confirmation that I was awarded a Master of the Arts degree in history from UC Berkeley this May. For the moment, much like birthdays, I don't feel any different. Perhaps that will change next month when I receive my diploma in the mail.

In the meantime, onward and upward.

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