Fellows 2019-2020

Mercedes Alcalá-Galán

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison

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

Rachel Ida Buff

Position title: UW System Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Comparative Ethnic Studies; Cultures and Communities Program; History, UW-Milwaukee

A is for Asylum: A Historical Glossary of the Words We Use for People on the Move

Jessica A. Cooley

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Art History, UW-Madison

Crip Materiality: Disability, Plasticity, and the Art Institution after the Americans with Disabilities Act

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

Kimberly DeFazio

Position title: UW System Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
English, UW-La Crosse

Everyone is a Materialist Now: New Materialism and Cultural Hermeneutic

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

Hanna Golab

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2019-2021)

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

Songs and Stones: Postclassical Greek Chorality

Nan Goodman

Position title: Kingdon Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
English; Jewish Studies, University of Colorado

Sabbatai Sevi Comes to America

Carmine Grimaldi

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

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Structuring Vision: A History of Videotape

Andrea Harris

Position title: Resident Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Dance, UW-Madison

The Roots of Dance Therapy

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

Jenell Johnson

Position title: Resident Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Mellon-Morgridge Professor of the Humanities; Associate Professor of Communication Arts, UW-Madison

On Behalf of Life: Bioidentification and Bioethics

Erica Kanesaka Kalnay

Position title: Madeline Doran Dissertation Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
English, UW-Madison

Looking-Glass Worlds: Oriental Intimacies and Fin-de-Siècle Children’s Culture

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

Daniel J. Kapust

Position title: Senior Fellow (2019-2023)

Address:
Professor, Political Science, UW-Madison

The Tragedy of the Imperial Republic: Narrative, Exceptionalism, and the Fate of Republican Self-Rule

Jennifer Keefe

Position title: UW System Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Politics-Philosophy-Law (Philosophy), UW-Parkside

Nineteenth-Century Scottish Idealism

Elizabeth Lapina

Position title: Resident Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

Knightly Culture on Crusades and in the Latin States

Ignacio López Alemany

Position title: Biruté Ciplijauskaité Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Vihuelists and Courtly Performance of Poetry in Early Modern Spain

Joseph Mansky

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
English, University of Oklahoma

Seeds of Sedition: Libels, Plays, and the Early Modern Public Sphere

Laura McClure

Position title: Senior Fellow (2019-2023)

Address:
Professor of Classics, Mellon Morgridge Professor in the Humanities, Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies (CANES); Faculty Affiliate, Gender and Women's Studies, UW-Madison

Re-imaging the Chorus: Jane Ellen Harrison, Virginia Woolf, H.D., and Greek Tragedy

Kathryn McGarr

Position title: Resident Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UW-Madison

The Washington Consensus: Journalism and the Making of the Postwar World Order

John McGuigan

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Languages and Literatures, UW-Whitewater

The Impractical Anarchist: James Joyce and the Aesthetics of Autonomy

Annie Menzel

Position title: Resident Fellow (2019-2020)

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

Birthing Paradox: Race, Colonization, and Radicalism in U.S. Midwifery

Rebecca Moorman

Position title: Robert J. Reinhold Dissertation Fellow (2019-2020)

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

Engrossing the Reader: Delight and Disgust in Latin Literature

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

Simon P. Newman

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Sir Denis Brogan Professor of History, History, University of Glasgow

The Invention of Runaway Slaves in the Seventeenth Century English Atlantic World

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

Nandini B. Pandey

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2019-2020)

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

Diversity and Difference in Ancient Rome

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

Galen Poor

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

The Four Great Inventions: A Global History of Modern China

Michael E. Promisel

Position title: Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Political Science, UW-Madison

Paragons of Prudence: Political Leadership in Classical Political Thought

Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen

Position title: Senior Fellow (2019-2023)

Address:
Merle Curti and Vilas-Borghesi Distinguished Achievement Professor of History, UW-Madison

The American Ways of Wisdom

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

Alexander Statman

Position title: A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (2019-2021)

Address:
History, UW-Madison

A Global Enlightenment: Western Progress and Chinese Science

Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece

Position title: UW System Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
English; Film Studies, UW-Milwaukee

Movies Under the Influence: Substances and Cinema

Richard C. Taylor

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Philosophy, Marquette University; annual visiting professor, Institute of Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Aquinas and "the Arabs": Classical Arabic Philosophy and Its Importance for the Thought of Thomas Aquinas

Jelena Todorović

Position title: Resident Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Vilas Associate Professor of Italian, French and Italian, UW-Madison

Textual Authority and the History of Dante's 'Vita Nova:' Revisiting Editorial Objectivity in the Era of 'Fake News'

Mirjam Voerkelius

Position title: Honorary Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Independent Scholar

Evolution in Times of Revolution: Darwinism, Nature, and Society in the Soviet Union

Justine Walden

Position title: Solmsen Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Ph.D., History and Renaissance Studies, Yale University

What Price Souls: Capuchin Mission in Congo, Mercantilism, and Antislavery

Sarah Ann Wells

Position title: Resident Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
English, UW-Madison

The Labor of Images: Work and Its Discontents in Brazilian Cinema, 1975 to the Present

Gloria Whiting

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
E. Gordon Fox Assistant Professor of History, History, UW-Madison

Belonging: An Intimate History of Family and Slavery in Early New England

Timothy Wright

Position title: Kingdon Fellow (2019-2020)

Address:
Ph.D., History, UC Berkeley

Rituals of the Reborn: Ascetic Protestantism and Alternative Christianities in the Atlantic World, 1680-1780