Ryan Arthur King

TitlePhD Student
DivisionHumanities Division,
Social Sciences Division
DepartmentFeminist Studies Department,
Latin American & Latino Studies
Web Site Research Cluster
OfficeHumanities 1 416
Office HoursFall 2017: M 1:15 - 2:15 pm @ Humanities 1 316; optional section 1:15 - 2:15 @ Humanities 1 316
Campus Mail StopFeminist Studies
Ryan Arthur King

Research Interests

borders; U.S.-Mexico border; technology studies; queer theory; critical race and ethnic studies; performance studies

Biography, Education and Training

I am a student in my third year of the Feminist Studies PhD program at UC Santa Cruz. In 2015, I graduated with a B.A. in Feminist Studies & Latin American and Latin@ Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. 

Honors, Awards and Grants

2017 - 2018 Lionel Cantú Memorial Award (Sponsored by the UC Santa Cruz Chicano Latino Research Center, Department of Latin American and Latino Studies, and Department of Sociology)

2017 IHR Public Fellow; Placement at the Digital NEST Watsonville -- www.digitalnest.org (Sponsored by the UC Santa Cruz Institute for Humanities Research)

2016 - 2017 Research Cluster mini-grant (Sponsored by the UC Santa Cruz Chicano Latino Research Center)

Selected Presentations

"Framing a Spatial Analysis of Grindr" at the National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, November 2016

"Dreaming of Utopia in a Pragmatic Present" at the Latina/o Studies Association 2nd Annual Conference, Pasadena, California, USA, July 2016

"Dreaming of Utopia in a Pragmatic Present" at the Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social Summer Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, August 2015