Fellows 2016-2017

Sukanya Banerjee

Position title: UW System Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
English, UW-Milwaukee

Loyalty and the Making of the Modern

Elizabeth Bearden

Position title: Resident Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
English, UW-Madison

Monstrous Kinds: Body, Space, and Narrative in Renaissance Representations of Disability

John Boonstra

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

A Mandate to Protect: A Mandate to Protect: Imperial Encounters and Affective Ideologies between France and Lebanon, 1900-1930

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

Maura Capps

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2016-2018)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

All Flesh Is Grass: A New Agrarian History of Britain’s Settler Empire

Tina Chronopoulos

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Classics and Medieval Studies, University of Binghamton, State University of New York

The Voices of Ganymede: Latin Homoerotics in Medieval Europe

Dan Crawford

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Classics; Religious Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Idea of Redemption in William James' Varieties of Religious Experience

Sidnie Crawford

Position title: Kingdon Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Classics and Religious Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Scribes, Scrolls and Scripture: The Story of Qumran

Devaleena Das

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2016-2017)

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

Body Parts and Bodily Integrity: Twentieth Century Feminist Art, Music, and Literature

Julia Dauer

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
English, UW-Madison

Natural History and Personhood in Early America

Aparna Dharwadker

Position title: Resident Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
English and Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies, UW-Madison

Cosmo-Modernism and the Other Theatre

David Ebrey

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Philosophy, Northwestern University

Plato's Phaedo: The Initiation of a Philosopher

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)

Pablo Gómez

Position title: Resident Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Medical History and Bioethics, UW-Madison
History of Science

Risky Bodies: Race, Disease, and Fungibility in the Seventeenth Century Atlantic

Anne Hansen

Position title: Resident Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Fire Burns the Water: Prophesy, Buddhist Millenarianism and Social Violence in Cambodia from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-first Century

Max Harris

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2016-2018)

Address:
Independent Scholar

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

Marguerite Helmers

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
English, UW-Oshkosh

Harry Clarke and Artistic Visions of the New Irish State

Paola Hernández

Position title: Resident Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison

Upstaging the Real, Documenting Life in Theatre and Performance in Latin America

Samantha Herrick

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
History, Syracuse University

Networks of Shared Imagination: Apostolic Legends in Medieval Europe

Steven Hutchinson

Position title: Senior Fellow (2016-2020)

Address:
Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison

Imagining Africa: Early Modern Iberian Textual Cartographies

Nicholas Jacobson

Position title: William Coleman Dissertation Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, UW-Madison

The Ends and the Means: Trans-Mediterranean Networks of Calculation and the Development of a Civil Theory of Proportion (1215-1315)

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

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

Yumi Lee

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Asian American Studies, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign

Someone Else’s War: Korea and the Post-1945 U.S. Racial Order

Jessica Lehman

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2016-2018)

Address:
Geography, UW-Madison

Planetary Sea: Oceanography and the Making of the World Ocean

Elizabeth Lhost

Position title: Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
History and South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago

Between Community and Qānūn: Documenting Islamic legal practice in 19th-century British India

Tomislav Longinović

Position title: Senior Fellow (2013-2018)

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

The Secret of Translation: Emerging Border Cultures

Lori Lopez

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Communication Arts, UW-Madison

Gendered Dynamics in Hmong American New Media Cultures

Joshua Mabie

Position title: UW System Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
English, UW-Whitewater

Nineteenth-Century American Writing and the Desolation of the Holy Land

Annie Menzel

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Political Theory, Vassar College

The Political Life of Black Infant Mortality

Ella Tobin Mershon

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2016-2018)

Address:
English, UW-Madison

Passing Forms: Decay and the Making of Victorian Culture

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

Larry Nesper

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Anthropology, UW-Madison

Elaborate Charades: The Dispossession of the Lake Superior Mixed-Bloods and the Racial Transformation of the Western Great Lakes

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

Dana Oswald

Position title: UW System Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
English, UW-Parkside

Anglo-Saxon Maternal Bodies

Kristin Phillips-Court

Position title: Resident Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
French and Italian and Art History, UW-Madison

Machiavelli's Tragic Geography

Marjorie Elizabeth Plummer

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
History, Western Kentucky University

Stripping the Veil: The Protestant Nun and Experiments in Coexistence in Early Modern Germany

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

Jennifer Pruitt

Position title: Resident Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Art History, UW-Madison

Sectarian Identity in the Architecture of the Caliphs (909-1171)

Jason Puskar

Position title: UW System Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
English, UW-Milwaukee

On the Button: Human Agency and the Binary Switch

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

Lisa Ruth Rand

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2016-2018)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Orbital Decay: Space Junk and the Nature of Outer Space

Kimberley Reilly

Position title: UW System Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Democracy and Justice Studies; History; Women and Gender Studies, UW-Green Bay

Reconstructing Love: Marriage in U.S. Law and Culture, 1890-1920

Jennifer Row

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Romance Studies, Boston University

Queer Velocities: Time, Sex and the Early Modern Stage

Mitra Sharafi

Position title: Resident Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Law and Legal Studies, UW-Madison
History

Fear of the False: Medical Jurisprudence in Colonial India

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

Anne Stiles

Position title: Kingdon Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
English, Saint Louis University

Recovering the New Thought Novel: How a Forgotten Literary Genre Influenced Psychology and Popular Culture

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

Andrew Zolides

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2016-2017)

Address:
Communication Arts, UW-Madison

Cult of Personalities: The Influence Economy of Digital Culture