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Past Fellows (2007-2008)

Faculty Fellows

Paul Cheney, Assistant Professor, History and the College
"The Enlightenment Science du Commerce: Colonial Expansion and the New European Political Order"

Mark Payne, Assistant Professor, Classics and the College
"The Animal Part: Humans and Animals in the Iambic Tradition"

Michael Raine, Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
"Modernism, Materiality, and Cultural Mimesis: Japanese New Wave Cinema, 1955-1964"

Ulrike Stark, Assistant Professor, South Asian Languages and Civilizations
"In Times of Transition. Raja Shivaprasad 'Sitar-e Hind"

Christopher E. Woods, Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
"A Study of Sumerian Writing"

Wu Hung, Professor, Art History and East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College
"Another Story of Ruins: Presence and Absence in Chinese Art and Visual Culture"

Alan C. Yu, Assistant Professor, Linguistics
"Rescuing Fleeting Voices: A Study of the Sounds of a Dying Language"

Doctoral Fellows

Ari Bryen, History and Classics
"Violence, Law and Society in Roman and Byzantine Egypt"

Jeehee Hong, Art History
"Theatricalizing Death: Performance Images of Mid-Imperial
China in Mortuary Contexts (11th -13th centuries)"

Jacqueline Jay, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
"The Narrative Structure of Ancient Egyptian Tales: From
Sinuhe to Setna"

Jonathan Tsou, Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science
"Mental Health in Question: Issues in the Philosophy of

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