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Past Fellows (2015-2016)

Faculty Fellows

Agnes Callard, Assistant Professor, Philosophy
Whitney Cox, Associate Professor, South Asian Languages & Civilizations
“Modes of Philology in Medieval South India”
Laura Gandolfi, Assistant Professor, Romance Languages & Literatures
“Mexico’s Itinerant Objects: Practices of Writing, Perception and Material Culture”
Heather Keenleyside, Assistant Professor, English Language & Literature
"Women and Children First: Early English Feminism and the Invention of Children’s Literature”
David J. Levin, Addie Clark Harding Professor, Germanic Studies, Cinema & Media Studies, and Theater & Performance Studies 
“After Regie: Opera, Performance, and the Stakes of Representation”
Yung-ti Li, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages & Civilizations
“The Kingly Crafts: Large-Scale Production and the Rise of State Craft Industries in Bronze Age China”
Mark Miller, Associate Professor, English Language & Literature
“The Unredemptive Middle Ages”
Ada Palmer, Assistant Professor, History
“A History of Provisional Belief”


Dissertation-Year Fellows

James Burgin, Doctoral Candidate, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
"Hittite Finance and the Festival Economy"

Erin Epperson, Doctoral Candidate, South Asian Languages & Civilizations
"Tracing out Trends in Tibetan Translations: An Analysis of Tibetan Translation Practices Surrounding the Fourteenth-Century Translation of Kālidāsa’s Cloud Messenger"

Cesar Favila, Doctoral Candidate, Music
"Music and Devotion in Novohispanic Convents, 1600-1800"

Gilad Nir, Doctoral Candidate, Philosophy
"Wittgenstein on Inference"

Victoria Salinger, Doctoral Candidate, Art History
"'Writing Calculations, Calculating Writing': Hanne Darboven's Computer Art"

Han Zhang, Doctoral Candidate, East Asian Languages & Literatures
"Dwelling in Language: The Practice of Wu Dialect in Late Qing Shanghai and Beyond"

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