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Fellowship Awards
We are very pleased to announce the fellowship awards for faculty and doctoral students at The Franke Institute for the Humanities in the 2014-2015 academic year.

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May 14, 2014
Jessica Stockholder, "Parallel Parking"
The introduction is given by David Schutter.
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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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Coming Up
Regenstein windowCourses offered by the Center for Disciplinary Innovation:

Winter 2015
Philology as a Way of Life: Humanism and the Classics
offered by Boris Maslov (Comparative Literature) and Rocco Rubini (Romance Languages & Literatures)

Spectacle and Surveillance
offered by W.J.T. Mitchell (English) and Bernard Harcourt (Columbia University)

Melodrama Across Media
offered by James Chandler (English) and Martha Feldman (Music)

Spring 2015
Colonial and Postcolonial Intimacies: African, Indian and European Encounters
offered by Rochona Majumdar (South Asian Languages & Civilizations) and Jennifer Cole (Comparative Human Development)

Time Out of Mind: Arts and Sciences of Material Duration
offered by Timothy Campbell (English) and TBA

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

Coming Up
Humanities Without Walls | The Franke Institute is one of fifteen research universities in the midwest and beyond participating in this new Mellon-funded initiative for collaborative research on the "Global Midwest" and for alternative academic career summer workshops. Humanities Without Walls aims to create new avenues for collaborative research, teaching, and the production of scholarship in the humanities through cross-institutional cooperation.

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