Delaney Chieyen Holton

B.A. with Honors in Asian Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, 2020
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Del Holton (they/she) is a PhD candidate thinking about material and visual culture in relation to activism and community organizing efforts, with focus on inter-Asia and Asian American critique. Other interests include documentary and archival practice, sex worker and women of color feminisms, the politics of incoherence, and cultural infrastructures. Their work is forthcoming in the Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, X-TRA, and Taiwan Lit. They have previously worked at the Museum of Chinese in America and Blanton Museum of Art.

Outside of the department, Del serves as the Graduate Student-in-Residence for Undergraduate Research Support at the Asian American Activities Center, where they mentor FLI undergraduate students in navigating higher education.