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Past Fellows (2006-2007)

Faculty Fellows

Kesha Fikes, Assistant Professor, Anthropology
"Emigration from Cape Verde: The Spatial Production of Local Cape Verdean Difference, 1863-1975"

Oren Izenberg, Assistant Professor, English Language & Literature
"Being Numerous: The Poetic Imagination of the Ground of Social Life"

Tahera Qutbuddin, Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
"Early Arabic Oratory: The Speeches and Sermons of Ali ibn Abi Talib (d. 660) in the 'Path of Eloquence'"

Seth Richardson, Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
"Studies in Late Old Babylonian History"

Eric Slauter, Assistant Professor, English Language & Literature
"A Cultural History of Natural Rights in America, 1689-1789"

Lina Steiner, Assistant Professor, Slavic Languages & Literatures
"Autonomy and the Russian Novel: Representation of Personality in Pushkin, Tolstoy and Dostoevsky (1830's-1860's)"

Rebecca Zorach, Assistant Professor, Art History
"'Roma vetus ac recens': A virtual Speculum Romanae magnificentiae"

Doctoral Fellows

Jeanne Britton, Comparative Literature
“Sympathy and the Novel: Shared Sentiment in Britain and France, 1750-1850”

Vanessa De Gifis, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
“Qur`anic Rhetoric in the Politics of the Early `Abbasid Period"

Benjamin Nelson, Romance Languages & Literatures
“Tending to Empire: The Spanish Pastoral Novel and Its Reflection Upon Imperial Spain”

Charles Tepperman, Cinema and Media Studies
“Communicating a New Form of Knowledge: The Amateur Cinema League and Its Films (1926-1954)"

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