6 GSAS Doctoral Candidates Awarded 2017 ACLS Fellowships

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Six GSAS doctoral candidates were among the recipients of prestigious 2017 fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). Three students received the Luce/ACLS Predissertation-Summer Travel Grant in China Studies, which funds preparations for basic dissertation research in China, and another three students were awarded the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship, which supports the final year of dissertation writing for PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences.

Find below a full list of the Graduate School’s 2017 ACLS fellowship recipients.

Luce/ACLS Predissertation-Summer Travel Grant in China Studies

Larry Au
Doctoral candidate in Sociology
Making traditional Chinese medicine scientific

Qingfan Jiang
Doctoral candidate in Historical Musicology
Toward a global enlightenment: Missionaries, musical knowledge, and the making of encyclopedias in eighteenth-century China and France

Qichen (Barton) Qian
Doctoral candidate in East Asian Languages and Cultures
Benign bellicosity: Tibetan military history in the eighteenth century

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Jian Ming Chris Chang
Doctoral candidate in East Asian Languages and Cultures
Communist miscellany: The paperwork of revolution

Firat Kurt
Doctoral candidate in Anthropology
Folds of authoritarianism: Financial capitalism, mobilization, and political Islam in Turkey

Ulug Kuzuoglu
Doctoral candidate in History
Overcome by information: Psychogrammatology and technopolitics of script invention in China, 1892-1986