Fellows 2014-2015

Severino Albuquerque

Position title: Resident Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison

Queering Pan-Americanism: Sexuality, Politics, and Performance in Tulio Carella's Recife Diaries, 1960-1961

Alexander Angelov

Position title: Kingdon Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Religious Studies, The College of William and Mary

Conversion and Empire: Byzantine Narratives and Imperial Christianity across the Frontier, 300-900

Ian Baird

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Geography, UW-Madison

Indigeneity in Southeast Asia: The Geopolitics of the Expansion and Localization of an Increasingly Global Movement

Catherine Bates

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
English and Comparative Literature, University of Warwick

Perversion in Arcadia

Louis Betty

Position title: UW System Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Languages and Literatures, UW-Whitewater

Spiritism and Progress: A Study in Otherworldly Utopia

Leslie Bow

Position title: Senior REI Fellow (2013-2017)

Address:
English and Asian American Studies, UW-Madison

Racist Love: Asian Americans and the Fantasy of Race

Susan Brewer

Position title: UW System Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
History, UW-Stevens Point

The Best Land

James Bromley

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
English, Miami University

Style, Subjectivity, and Male Sexuality in Early Modern Drama

Shelly Chan

Position title: Resident Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Diaspora’s Homeland: Modern China in the Age of Global Migration

Devaleena Das

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
English, Jesus and Mary College and University of Delhi

Female Body: The Cartography of Desire and Transnational Feminism

Alex Dressler

Position title: Resident Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Classics, UW-Madison

Art and Life in Latin Literature: Emergences of a Dualistic Structure in an Ancient Archive

Christelle Fischer-Bovet

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Classics, University of Southern California

The Ptolemaic Empire (323-30 BCE)

Elaine Fisher

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2014-2016)

Address:
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, UW-Madison

Renaissance without Reformation: Hinduism and the Public Sphere in Early Modern South India

Susan Stanford Friedman

Position title: IRH Director (2007-2017)

Address:
Hilldale Professor in the Humanities and the Virginia Woolf Professor of English and Women's Studies Emerita, UW-Madison

IRH Director (2007-2017)

Kenneth George

Position title: Senior Fellow (2011-2015)

Address:
Anthropology, UW-Madison

Companionable Objects, Companionable Conscience: Ethics and the Predicaments of Dwelling with Things

Victor Goldgel-Carballo

Position title: Resident Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison

Passing as Open Secret: Race and Fictions of Identity in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Brian Knight

Position title: Madeleine Doran Dissertation Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
English, UW-Madison

Oracular Romance: Heliodoran Fiction and Suspended Providence in Early Modern English Literature

Darien Lamen

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison

Producing the Future on an Amazonian Cultural Frontier: Popular Music in Pará, Brazil

Aida Levy-Hussen

Position title: Resident Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
English, UW-Madison

Reading African American Literature Now: History, Fiction, and the Problem of Desire

Tomislav Longinović

Position title: Senior Fellow (2013-2018)

Address:
German, Nordic, and Slavic, UW-Madison

The Secret of Translation: Emerging Border Cultures

Adam Mandelman

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Geography, UW-Madison

The Place With No Edge: Boundaries and Permeability in the Mississippi River Delta, 1845-2010

Benjamin Marquez

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Political Science, UW-Madison

Legalizing a Social Movement: The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and the Evolution of an Ethnic Identity

Daegan Miller

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2013-2015)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Witness Tree: Landscape and Dissent in the Nineteenth-Century United States

Bethany Moreton

Position title: Kingdon Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
History and Women's Studies, University of Georgia

White-Collar Saints: Opus Dei and the Theology of Work

Steven Nadler

Position title: Senior Fellow (2013-2017)

Address:
William H. Hay II Professor of Philosophy, UW-Madison

Becoming Spinoza: The Making of a Philosopher

Steven Nadler

Position title: Senior Fellow (2013-2017)

Address:
William H. Hay II Professor of Philosophy, UW-Madison

Descartes’s Fable: The Book That Made Philosophy Modern

Lynn K. Nyhart

Position title: Senior Fellow (2014-2018)

Address:
Vilas-Bablitch-Kelch Distinguished Achievement Professor, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, UW-Madison

The Biological Individual in the Nineteenth Century

Barbara Obrist

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Université Paris Diderot (Laboratoire SPHERE, Sciences, Philosophie, Histoire)

A History of Twelfth-Century Cosmology

Stephen Pierce

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Charity, Cosmopolitanism and Culture in coastal East Africa, 1750s to 1940s

Jonathan Z. S. Pollack

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2018-2020)

Address:
History, Madison Area Technical College; Honorary Scholar, George L. Mosse/Laurence A. Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies

Success from Scrap and Second-hand Goods: Jewish Business in the Midwest, 1890-1930

Ronald Radano

Position title: Senior Fellow (2013-2017)

Address:
African Languages and Literature and Music, UW-Madison

The Secret Animation of Black Music

Ronald Radano

Position title: Senior Fellow (2013-2017)

Address:
Music, UW-Madison

Sound Commodities, Embodied Forms: Race, Value, and the Animated Properties of US Black Music

Anju Reejhsinghani

Position title: UW System Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
History, UW-Stevens Point

For Blood or for Glory: A History of Cuban Boxing, 1898-1962

Amanda Rogers

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2013-2015)

Address:
Art History, UW-Madison

Politics, Gender and the Art of Religious Authority in North Africa: Moroccan Women’s Henna Practice

Sandrine Roux

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

The Mind-Body Problem: When French History of Philosophy Meets Contemporary Philosophy of Mind

Sarah Thal

Position title: Resident Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Hagakure and "The Way of the Samurai"

Jolyon Thomas

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Religious Studies, UW-Madison

Japan's Preoccupation with Religious Freedom: The Crucial Role of an East Asian Nation in the Construction of a Universal "Human Right"

Lucy Traverse

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Art History, UW-Madison

Ectoplasmic Modernities: Materialization Photography at the Turn of the Century

Scott Trigg

Position title: William Coleman Dissertation Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
History of Science, UW-Madison

Commentaries in Context: Fatḥallāh al-Shirwānī and Post-Classical Islamic Science

Scott Trudell

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
English, University of Maryland, College Park

Song and Mediation in Early Modern England

Pamela Voekel

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
History, University of Georgia

For God and Liberty: Catholicism and Democracy in the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution

Luke Whitmore

Position title: UW System Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
Philosophy, UW-Stevens Point

Mountain, Water, Rock, God: Shiva's Abode of Kedarnath in the Twenty-First Century

Darryl Wilkinson

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2014-2016)

Address:
Anthropology, UW-Madison

Post-secular Prehistories: An Indigenous Theory of Politics in the Inka Empire

Louise Young

Position title: Senior Fellow (2013-2017)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Sociology and the "Social Question" in Prewar Japan

Yongming Zhou

Position title: Senior Fellow (2014-2018)

Address:
Anthropology, UW-Madison

Chasing Happiness: The Unhappy Life of a Western Ideal in China, 1890-2010

Eliza Zingesser

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2014-2015)

Address:
French and Romance Philology, Columbia University

Borderlands: Intercultural Encounters in the Medieval French Pastourelle