Archive: Preetaman Virk

  • Congratulations to Rhetoric Grads, pê and Spencer, for receiving the Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times Award!

    May 18, 2021

    pê Alves De Magalhaes Feijó and Spencer Adams recently received the Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times Award! Congratulations to them on this achievement, which demonstrates their commitment to students and to excellence in teaching, even in extraordinarily difficult circumstances. The Committee on Teaching received almost 500 nominations for this award, signifying how the UC Berkeley campus community embraced the instructional challenges posed by the COVID-19…

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  • American Council of Learned Societies names Michelle C. Velasquez-Potts an ACLS Fellow

    April 15, 2021

    The American Council of Learned Societies is the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences, and the ACLS Fellowship Program is the longest running program in the organization’s portfolio. The ACLS Fellowship Program supports outstanding scholarship in the humanities and humanistic social sciences with the potential to make significant contributions to knowledge within and across fields. Fellowships totaling nearly $3.6…

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  • Congratulations to Rhetoric PhD Janice Yu For Accepting a Postdoc Position at Amherst College!

    March 23, 2021

    Rhetoric PhD Janice Marie Yu has accepted the postdoctoral position as a Center for Humanistic Inquiry Fellow and Visiting Lecturer at Amherst College. The Center for Humanistic Inquiry invites scholars from across the disciplines for full-time, residential appointments as CHI Fellows. CHI Fellows conduct intensive, collaborative research under the rubric of a resonant theme. Each fellow also holds an appointment in a department and teaches one course during their residency.  Join…

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  • Rhetoric PhD Student Yael S. Hacohen publishes “Between Sanctity and Sand”

    February 5, 2021

    Yael S. Hacohen is a Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley in Rhetoric. She has an M.F.A in Poetry from New York University, where she was an ‎NYU Veterans Workshop Fellow, International Editor at Washington Square Literary ‎Review, and Editor-in-Chief at Nine Lines Literary Review. Her poems appear in The Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Bellevue Literary Review, Every Day ‎Poets Magazine, Nine Lines, and many more.…

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