Rae Keʻala Kuruhara Receives Inaugural Mellon-ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowship

May 23, 2023

Congratulations to PhD candidate Rae Keʻala Kuruhara, who received a 2023 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowship for their dissertation project, “Man(g)a, Moʻolelo, and the Many Bodied Forms of Indigenous Comics.”

This new program supports doctoral students in the humanities and interpretive social sciences as they pursue bold and innovative approaches to dissertation research. The fellowships are designed to intervene at the formative stage of dissertation development and promote research methodologies, project formats, and areas of inquiry that challenge traditional norms of doctoral education.

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