2023 Summer Humanities Research Fellows

IRH Director Steven Nadler is pleased to announce the 5 UW–Madison faculty members that were selected as the Summer Humanities Research Fellowship (SHRF) cohort for 2023. Funded by the College of Letters & Science and the Office of Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE), the SHRF program and workshop support tenured faculty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in pursuing their “next big project” in the humanities. Over the course of the summer, these fellowships provide support for the cohort’s new book projects or articles.

2023 SHRF Fellows

  • Sandra Adell. Department of African American Studies, UW–Madison. “And Then the Casinos Came: Black Women’s Narratives of Gambling, Loss, Recovery
  • Emily Arthur. Art, UW–Madison. “Secrets, Real or Imagined: Making The Birds of America
  • Nancy Rose Marshall. Department of Art History, UW–Madison. “‘That Bright Slave’: Fire, Art, and Empire in Victorian Britain”
  • Allison Prasch. Department of Communication Arts, UW–Madison. “Locus of Empire: The Rhetorical Construction of Washington, D.C.”
  • Daniel Spaulding. Department of Art History, UW–Madison. “The Plenipotentiary of Logic: Diagonal Sciences in the Age of Mimetic Machines”