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Humanities institute names 19 fellows
September 7, 2011Tweet
Nineteen faculty members, graduate students and undergraduate students have been named as 2011-12 fellows for The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH).
Formed in 2009, IASH advances original work in the humanities while offering faculty and students opportunities for research. Fellows will present a lecture on their research topic during the school year and take part in the discussion of others.
The 2011-12 IASH fellows and their topics are:
• Sariel Birnbaum, Judaic Studies, fall 2011 and spring 2012: “Muslim Immigrants in Europe in Audio-Visual Media of Origin and Destination Countries.”
• Scott Henkel, English, fall 2011: “Leaves of Grassroots Politics: Democracy, the Swarm, and the Literatures of the Americas.”
• Kelly Kinney, English, spring 2012: “Politics, Rhetoric and New Teachers of Writing: Lessons in History, Pedagogy and Writing Program Administration.”
• Yoonkyung Lee, sociology and Asian and Asian American Studies, spring 2012: “Political Parties or Social Movements.”
• Monika Mehta, English, fall 2011: “Disjunct Economics: Libidinal and Material Investments in Bombay Cinema.”
• Nkiru Nzegew, Africana Studies, spring 2012: “Critically Theorizing African Heterosexuality.”
• Neil Christian Pages, German and Comparative Literature, fall 2011 and spring 2012: “Kafka and His Readers.”
• John Starks, Classical and Near Eastern Studies, spring 2012: “Playing Her Part: The Actress in the Greek and Roman Worlds.”
• Lisa Tessman, Philosophy and Women’s Studies, fall 2011: “Moral Failure.”
• Brian Wall, Cinema, fall 2011 and spring 2012: “The Fingerprint of Spirit: Theodor Adorno and Film Theory.”
• Lisa Yun, English and Asian and Asian American Studies, fall 2011 and spring 2012: “A Narrative of Girl slavery: The Case of the Ship Ingelwood.”
• Harald Zils, German and Russian Studies, fall 2011: “Ernst Jünger’s Total Moment: ‘Das Abenteuerliche Herz’ and 20th century European Aesthetics”
• Jessica Kyle, Philosophy, fall 2011 and spring 2012: “The Promise of Global Politics: Military Humanitarian Intervention and Care for a Global World.”
• Lalaine Little, Art History, fall 2011: “Portable Devotion: Philippine Christian Visual Culture 1521-1815.”
• Jessica Payson, Philosophy, fall 2011 and spring 2012: “Responsibility and Justice.”
• Erin Riddle, Comparative Literature and TRIP, fall 2011 and spring 2012: “Domesticating Memory: Jana Hensel and Rigoberta Menchu in Translation.”
• Jien Sun, English, fall 2011 and spring 2012: “Medicine on the Edge: Liminality in Contemporary Physician Writings.”
• Leonard Simmons, PPL and Political Science, spring 2012: “Libertarian Paternalism: The Inner Workings of Rawls’s Overlapping Consensus.”
• Tracy Stuber, Art History and German Studies, fall 2011: “Living With Pop: Mass Media and American Influence in the Art of 1960s Germany.”
For more information about the institution, go to http://binghamton.edu/iash.