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Nineteen faculty members, graduate students and undergraduate students have been named as 2012-13 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 2012-13 IASH fellows and their topics are:
• Douglas Glick, Anthropology and Linguistics, spring 2013: “Social Production of Meaning.”
• Robert Guay, Philosophy, fall 2012: “Nietzsche on Truth and Politics.”
• Scott Henkel, English, fall 2012: “Leaves of Grassroots Politics: Democracy, the Swarm, and the Literatures of the Americas.”
• Joseph Keith, English, fall 2012: “America’s Archipelago: Islands and the Aberrant Geography of Empire.”
• Richard MacKenney, History, spring 2013: “The Renaissance: Inter-Disciplinary Approaches.”
• Rosmarie Morewedge, German and Russian Studies, fall 2012: “Herzog Ernst B: A Medieval Experiment in Narration and Nation Building in Germany.”
• Liz Rosenberg, English, fall 2012: “House of Dreams: The Story of L. M. Montgomery, author of ‘Anne of Green Gables.’”
• Jennifer Stoever-Ackerman, English, spring 2013: “The Sonic Color-Line: Race and The Cultural Politics of Listening in America.”
• Dale Tomich, Sociology, spring 2013: “Plantation Landscapes: Spatial Practices and Visual Representations in Brazil, Cuba, and American South.”
• Andrew Walking, Early Modern Studies, fall 2012: “From Pole to Pole Resounding: Epideictic, Performativity, and Musical Rhetoric in John Dryden’s ‘Albion and Albanius.’”
• Elliot Bowen, History, fall 2012: “Mecca of the American Syphilitic: Doctors, Patients and Disease Identity in Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1890-1940.”
• Diviani Chaudhuri, Comparative Literature, fall 2012: “Articulations of Homes in Literatures of South Asia and the South Asian Diaspora: Coloniality, Partition, and 9/11.”
• Carlos Cortissoz, Philosophy – SPEL, fall 2012, spring 2013: “Psychology of the State: Plato, Virtue Politics and the Collective Mind.”
• Kara Larson Maloney, English, spring 2013: “Future and Once: Community and Affiliation in King Arthur’s Court.”
• Amanda Levine, Philosophy, Politics, and Law, fall 2012: “Patient Rights and the Mentally Ill: Deinstitutionalization in the Late 1960s.”
Dean’s research fellow:
• Diana Gildea, spring 2013: “Reproducing the Food/Body Regime.”
For more information about the institution, go to http://binghamton.edu/iash.