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Fellowship Awards
The deadline for submission of funding proposals to the Franke Institute for the spring meeting of the Institute's Governing Board is Friday, May 2nd. At this spring meeting, proposals will be considered for funding events or programs for 2014-2015.

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Fellowship Awards
We are very pleased to announce the fellowship awards for faculty at The Franke Institute for the Humanities in the 2013-2014 academic year.

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February 12, 2014
Haun Saussy, "The Curious History of 'Oral Literature'"
The introduction is given by Michael Silverstein.
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October 9, 2013
Robert L. Kendrick, "Seeing a 17th-Century Motet"
The introduction is given by Berthold Hoeckner.
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May 1, 2013
Elaine Hadley, "A Matter of Opinion: Why Victorian Liberalism Lingers"
The introduction is given by Lauren Berlant.
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February 13, 2013
Augusta Read Thomas, "Earth Echoes"
The introduction is given by Berthold Hoeckner.
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October 10, 2012
Adrian Johns, "The Politics of Media Piracy"
The introduction is given by James Sparrow.
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April 11, 2012
James Sparrow
, "Warfare State: World War II Americans and the Age of Big Government"
The introduction is given by John D. Kelly.
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February 8, 2012
Norma Field, "From Stagg Field to Fukushima"
The introduction is given by Linda Zerilli.
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November 16, 2011
Stanley Tigerman and W.J.T. Mitchell,
"Architectural Displacement"

The introduction is given by James Chandler.
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Coming Up
Regenstein windowCourses offered by the Center for Disciplinary Innovation:

Autumn 2013
Technologies of Visualization: Florence Then and Now
offered by Lawrence Rothfield (Comparative Literature) and
Niall Atkinson (Art History)

Network Aesthetics | Network Cultures
offered by Patrick Jagoda (English) and
Eivind Røssaak (National Library of Norway)

Avarice, After All
offered by Eric Santner (Germanic Studies) and
Mladen Dolar (University of Ljubljana)

Winter 2014
Historical Semantics and Legal Interpretation: Questions and Methods
offered by Jason Merchant (Linguistics) and
Alison LaCroix (Law)

Anxiety
offered by Malynne Sternstein (Slavic Languages & Literatures) and Anne Flannery (Newberry Library, Digital Initiatives)

Spring 2014
Network Analysis, Literary Criticism, and the Digital Humanities
offered by Hoyt Long (East Asian Languages & Civilizations) and Richard Jean So (English)

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Also see: Disciplines & Technologies is a Mellon funded project with the Center for Disciplinary Innovation.

Coming Up
Around1948 | The aim of this Sawyer Seminar is to look at the remarkable historical moment ‘around 1948’ across a range of international locations and from the point of view of several disciplines.  The significance of the seminar consists in the effort to identify, clarify, and compare the shape and form of the novel alignments and institutions to emerge in the wake of 1948.  We wish to avoid the grip of a Cold War teleology – to take seriously the absence of a cold war logic, which was only emergent in 1948.

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