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Congratulations to Dr. Hollis O'Neil

May 7, 2024

We are thrilled to announced that Dr. æryka jourdaine hollis o'neil successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Translating the Void: Anti-Blackness, Racial Adaptation, and Trans Narrativity — from Stage to Screen & In-Between” under the direction of Professors Jennifer Nash (Chair), C. Riley Snorton, Nick Davis, and Alexander Weheliye. æryka has been extra busy in grad school and also completed an ad-hoc MFA degree in Documentary Media in the School of Communication.

æryka is off to begin a tenure-track position at the University of Toronto as Assistant Professor of Trans Cinema and Media Studies in the Cinema Studies Institute and Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies.