Fellows 2018-2019

Mercedes Alcalá-Galán

Position title: Resident Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison

Writing the Museum: Pictorial Imagination in Baroque Fiction of the Spanish Empire

Jacquelyn Arcy

Position title: UW System Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Communication, UW-Parkside

Feminized Convergence: Women’s Television in the Digital Age

Alexander Bar-Magen Numhauser

Position title: Kingdon Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Prehistoria y Arqueología, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Material Interactions between Jews and Christians in Late Antique Spania and the Balearic Islands (5th-6th Centuries CE)

Jeffrey Beneker

Position title: Resident Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, UW-Madison

A Life Too Long: A Biography of Pompey the Great

Hall Bjørnstad

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
French, Indiana University-Bloomington; Director, Renaissance Studies Program

The Crowning Example: Louis XIV and the Crisis of Royal Exemplarity

Sarah Crover

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
English, University of British Columbia

Watermen, Petermen, and Mermaids: Creatures of Conversion on the Early Modern Thames

Guillermina De Ferrari

Position title: Senior Fellow (2018-2020; 2021-23)

Address:
Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison

Community under Duress: Moral Luck and Caribbean Culture

Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge

Position title: Resident Fellow (2018-2019)

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

The Claims of Meter: 1750, 1870, 1990

Falina Enriquez

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Anthropology; Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies (LACIS), UW-Madison

Musical Scales of Belonging in Recife, Brazil

Christine Goding-Doty

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-2020)

Address:
English, UW-Madison

Virtually White: The Crisis of Whiteness, Racial Rule, and Affect in the Digital Age

Carmine Grimaldi

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-2020)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Structuring Vision: A History of Videotape

Richard A. Grusin

Position title: UW System Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Distinguished Professor, English, UW-Milwaukee; Director, Center for 21st Century Studies

Radical Mediation

Max Harris

Position title: Emeritus Fellow (2018--)

Address:
Independent Scholar

Battling Demons: The Temptation of Antony in Art, Theater, Fiction, Film, and Fiestas

Steven Hutchinson

Position title: Senior Fellow (2016-2020)

Address:
Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison

Imagining Africa: Early Modern Iberian Textual Cartographies

Lea Jacobs

Position title: Senior Fellow (2018-2022)

Address:
Mae D. Huettig Professor of Communication Arts, UW-Madison

John Ford at Work: the Films in their Production Context, 1934-1950

Stephen Kantrowitz

Position title: Senior Fellow (2017-2021)

Address:
Plaenert-Bascom Professor of History; Affiliate Faculty Member, Afro-American Studies; American Indian Studies Program, UW-Madison

Citizenship and Civilization: A Ho-Chunk History

Judd C. Kinzley

Position title: Resident Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Arms for Ores: China and the Making of an American Foreign Aid Regime, 1941-1949

Elizabeth Lhost

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2017-2019)

Address:
Legal Studies; History; Asian Languages and Cultures, UW–Madison

Islam Inscribed: Faith and Bureaucracy in Modern South Asia (1800–1950)

Lu Liu

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Asian Languages and Cultures, UW-Madison

Away/With the Pest: Biosocial Abjection and Subject Formation in China, 1930s-1980s

Benjamin Marquez

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Political Science, UW-Madison

Race, Philanthropy, and Identity: The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Paul-Alexis Mellet

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
History, University of Geneva; Institute for the History of Reformation (IHR)

Circumventing the Violence – Remonstrances as a Means of Negotiation and Resistance during the European Civil Wars between 1550 and 1650 (France, the Low Countries, England)

Isidora Miranda

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Mead Witter School of Music, UW-Madison

Dissonant Voices: Music and Identity in the Tagalog Zarzuelas of Manila, 1902-1942

Steven Nadler

Position title: IRH Director (2018--)

Address:
William H. Hay II Professor of Philosophy, Evjue-Bascom Professor in Humanities; Max and Frieda Weinstein-Bascom Professor of Jewish Studies; Affiliate Professor of Art History, UW-Madison

Steven Nadler has been teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1988. He has been a Senior Fellow at the IRH (2013-2017), and twice a Resident Fellow...

Vijayanka Nair

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-2020)

Address:
Anthropology, UW-Madison

The State of the Individual: Biometrics, Politics, and the Common Man in India

Leonora Neville

Position title: Resident Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Professor of Byzantine History and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, History; Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, UW-Madison

Change in Civic Religion of the Medieval Roman Empire

Elsa Noterman

Position title: Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Geography, UW-Madison

Vacant Geographies: (Dis)possession, Resistance, and Speculative Futures in Philadelphia’s Abandoned Properties

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

Keren Omry

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2018-2020)

Address:
English Language and Literature, University of Haifa

Slipping Sideways; Or, Alternate Histories, Contemporaneity, and the Practice of Digital Posthumanities

Giorgio Pini

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Philosophy, Fordham University

Investigations into Duns Scotus’s Metaphysics

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

Pamela Potter

Position title: Resident Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
German, Nordic, and Slavic, UW-Madison; Director, Center for German and European Studies

Music Metropolis Berlin, 1880-1961

Zachary Purvis

Position title: Kingdon Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh

Protestantism and Progress in the Nineteenth Century: Philip Melanchthon, Karl Bretschneider, and the Making of the “Corpus Reformatorum” in Germany

Katherine M. Robiadek

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Political Science, UW-Madison

A Renaissance of Imagination: On Democratic Implications of Creativity in Early Modern Political Thought

Damon Chandru Sajnani

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
African Cultural Studies, UW-Madison

The African HipHop Movement: Youth Culture and Democracy in Senegal

Edward Schmitt

Position title: UW System Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
History, UW-Parkside

Standup, Cowboy, Mystic: The Insurgent Life of Dick Gregory

Ari Şekeryan

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2018-2020)

Address:
Independent Scholar

The Armenians in the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey after the First World War

Lawrence Shapiro

Position title: Senior Fellow (2017-2021)

Address:
Professor, Philosophy, UW-Madison

Neither Science Nor Religion: Why Philosophy Matters for Answering the Big Questions

Cherene Sherrard-Johnson

Position title: Senior Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2017-2021)

Address:
Sally Mead Hands-Bascom Professor of English, UW-Madison

Interlapping Blackness: An Intimate Cartography

Jacqulyn Teoh

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
English, UW-Madison

Niche Formations: Rethinking Literary Opportunity in Modern Literatures of Southeast and South Asia

Florence Vatan

Position title: Resident Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
French and Italian, UW-Madison

Transfers of Knowledge: Gestalt Psychology and its Repercussions in France

Sonia Velázquez

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Religious Studies; Comparative Literature, Indiana University-Bloomington

Promiscuous Grace: Reimagining Beauty and Holiness with Saint Mary of Egypt

Rob Wilkie

Position title: UW System Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
English, UW-La Crosse

Bionetworks and the Ontological Turn: Aleatory Materialism and the Making of the Geohumanities

Rachelle Winkle-Wagner

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, UW-Madison

A History of Black Women in Higher Education from 1954-2014

Timothy Yu

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2018-2019)

Address:
English; Asian American Studies, UW-Madison

Diasporic Poetics: Asian Poets in the United States, Canada, and Australia