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Celebrating the Humanities: Spring Awards

June 4, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm  |  Virtual Event


We hope you will join us for our annual celebration recognizing student and faculty academic achievement in the Humanities Division at UC Santa Cruz. Friends and family are welcome.

Even though we are not able to celebrate together in person as we usually do, we can still come together online to honor the outstanding accomplishments of our students and faculty. Our virtual event will include live remarks from Chancellor Larive and Humanities Dean Jasmine Alinder, congratulating our exceptional scholars.

Be sure to come with a glass to raise!



  • Welcome from Humanities Dean Jasmine Alinder
  • Congratulatory remarks from Chancellor Cynthia Larive
  • Award presentations:
    The 2020–21 Distinguished Humanities Undergraduate Alumni Award
    The Dean’s and Chancellor Awards
    The Bettina Aptheker Award for Research on Sexual, Gendered, and Racial Violence
    The Coha / Gunderson Prize in Speculative Futures
    The Dizikes Teaching Award & The Janette Dinishak Scholarship
    The Sol and Esther Draznin Memorial Scholarship in Classical Studies
    The Kenneth Andrew Gram Memorial Scholarship
    The David A. Kadish Humanities Scholarship
    The Raihan Kadri Memorial Scholarship
    The Siobhan O’Neill Scholarship
    The Humanities Institute Undergraduate Research Awards
  • Conclusion: a toast to our students!

For questions, please contact Rafferty Lincoln via

Congratulations to our accomplished awardees!


June 4, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm