Author Archives: Cynthia Cruz

Who Am I?

What makes me an idea candidate for my funder’s fellowship is my commitment to diversity. My experience being of a mixed race and working class background as informed me, holistically. I understand hybridity at its core; I know how complicated … Continue reading

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The Aha Moment

It took me awhile, while studying for my MFA in Art Criticism & Writing these past two years, to realize that my main interest is German. I don’t know why it took so long for me to figure it out–but it did! At … Continue reading

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The (Im)Perfect Applicant

What I am looking for in the applicants for the fellowship I represent is character. While most applicants somehow revise their application material so that, in the end, their application looks much like everyone else’s (perfect grade point average, perfect … Continue reading

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Hello!

Hello everyone! My name is Cynthia Cruz and I am an incoming PhD student in the department of German Language & Literature. Originally from California (Northern California), I have been living on the East Coast since I moved to New … Continue reading

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