Fellows 2015-2016

Ali Humayun Akhtar

Position title: Kingdon Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
History; Middle Eastern Studies, New York University
Religious Studies; Classical and Medieval Studies, Bates College

Law and Economy along the Safavid and Ottoman Silk Routes

Nathanael Andrade

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
History, University of Oregon

From the Roman Mediterranean to India: The Early Movement of Christianity through the Afro-Eurasian World System

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

James Bromley

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
English, Miami University

Style, Subjectivity, and Male Sexuality in Early Modern Drama

Joshua Calhoun

Position title: Resident Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
English, UW-Madison

The Nature of the Page in Renaissance England

Emily Callaci

Position title: Resident Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Ujamaa Urbanists: Street Archives and City Life in Socialist Tanzania

Karma Chávez

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Communication Arts, UW-Madison

AIDS Knows No Borders: AIDS Activism and the Rhetoric of Immigration

John-Henry Clay

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
History, Durham University

Bringers of Light: The Christianisation of Early Medieval Germany under the Carolingians

J. Daniel Elam

Position title: Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
German, UW-Madison

The Republic of Anticolonial Letters

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

Anthony W. Fontes

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2017)

Address:
Geography, UW-Madison

Mortal Doubt: Maras and Murder in Guatemala City

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)

Jennifer Gipson

Position title: Resident Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
French and Italian, UW-Madison

Phantom Storytellers: A Literary History of Folklore in Nineteenth-Century France

S. Scott Graham

Position title: UW System Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
English, UW-Milwaukee

Conflicted: Tracing Industry Influence in Federal Pharmaceuticals Policy

Christina Greene

Position title: Resident Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Afro-American Studies, UW-Madison

She Ain't No Rosa Parks: Feminism, Black Power and Mass Incarceration Politics in the 1970s Free Joan Little Campaign

Max Harris

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Independent Scholar

Christ on a Donkey: Palm Sunday, Processional Theater, and Blasphemous Pageants

Xin Huang

Position title: UW System Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Women's and Gender Studies, UW-Milwaukee

Gendered Self in the Digital Era: Digital Photography and Auto/biographic Representation

Anja Jovic-Humphrey

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2017)

Address:
English, UW-Madison

Black and Balkan: A Comparison of African-American, Caribbean, African and Balkan History, Theory and Art

Daniel J. Kapust

Position title: Resident Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Political Science, UW-Madison

A Tale of Two Fears: Lucretius, Hobbes, and the Political Psychology of Anxiety

Theresa M. Kelley

Position title: Senior Fellow (2015-2018)

Address:
Marjorie and Lorin Tiefenthaler Professor of English, UW-Madison

Reading for the Future

Patrick William Kelly

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2017)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Salvation in Small Steps: Latin America and the Making of Global Human Rights Politics

Helen M. Kinsella

Position title: Resident Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Political Science, UW-Madison

On Being Able to Sleep: Bio-politics in Counterinsurgent Wars

Molly Laas

Position title: William Coleman Dissertation Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
History of Science, UW-Madison

From Regimen to Regime: The Social Meaning of Nutrition, 1840-1910

Victor Lenthe

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
English, UW-Madison

The Question of the Early Modern Public: Consensus and its Limits in the English Literary Renaissance

Dana Lloyd

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Religion, Syracuse University

Between God and Land: On Sovereignty, Indigeneity, and Religious Freedom

Vincent Lloyd

Position title: Kingdon Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Religion, Syracuse University

Religion and Mass Incarceration

Tomislav Longinović

Position title: Senior Fellow (2013-2018)

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

The Secret of Translation: Emerging Border Cultures

Theodore Martin

Position title: UW System Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
English, UW-Milwaukee

Contemporary Drift: Genre and the Forms of the Present

Annie McClanahan

Position title: UW System Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
English, UW-Milwaukee

The Cultural History of Microeconomics

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

Golnar Nikpour

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2017)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Prison Days: The History of Prisons and Punishment in Modern Iran

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

Zakir Paul

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2015-2016)

Disarming Intelligence: On a Modern French Faculty

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

Sissel Schroeder

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Anthropology, UW-Madison

Building Place and People: Materiality, Hybridity, and Community Formation among Ancient Native Americans in the Midcontinent, AD 1000-1600

Andreas Schwab

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Classics, Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg

The Translation of Foreign Religion in Herodotus

Caitlin Silberman

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Art History, UW-Madison

Thinking with Birds in British Art and Visual Culture, 1840-1900

Steve Stern

Position title: Senior Fellow (2015-2017)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Between Human Rights and Social Justice: Latin America and the World in Film and History

Paul Taylor

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Photography Curator, The Warburg Institute, University of London

The Semantics of Images

Sara Trevisan

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Arts and Humanities, Brunel University London

From Noah to King James: Genesis, Genealogy, and the Myth-Making of British Absolutism, 1598-1642

Laura Jo-Han Wen

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
East Asian Languages and Literature, UW-Madison

Screen Culture, Visual Power, and the Beyond: A Transmedia Archaeology of the Cinema in Colonial Taiwan, 1895–1945

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

Robert Wolensky

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2014-2016)

Address:
Sociology, UW-Stevens Point

Needlepoint Narratives: An Oral History of Women Garment Workers and the ILGWU in Pennsylvania

George Wright

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2015-2016)

Address:
Human Behavior, UW-Superior

Democratic Citizenship and Gay Rights

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