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Humanities institute names 2016-17 fellows
June 3, 2016Tweet
Eleven faculty members are among the 2016-17 fellows for the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH).
Formed in 2009, IASH supports research, teaching, and programming in the humanities and about topics relevant to the humanities; inspires the cross-pollination of ideas; encourages emerging knowledges and ways of knowing; and sparks meaningful campus-community engagement at Binghamton University. Fellows will present a lecture on their research topic during the school year and take part in the discussion of others.
The 2016-17 IASH fellows and their topics are:
• Robyn Cope, romance languages and literatures (French), fall 2016: “The Pen and the Pan: Maryse Conde’s Victorie, My Mother’s Mother, and Dishes and Wonders.”
• Dina Danon, Judaic studies, fall 2016: “Social Stratification in the Eastern Sepharadi Diaspora: The Case of Ottoman Izmir.”
• Sean Dunwoody, medieval and renaissance studies and history, fall 2016: “Passions and the Peaceable Kingdom: Religious and Civic Emotions in Early Modern Augsburg.”
• Mattias Iser, philosophy, spring 2017: “Justifying Expressive Violence.”
• Anja Karnein, philosophy, fall 2016: “Duties of Beneficence, Obligatory Aid and What Any of This has to do with Helping the Global Poor.”
• Meg Leja, history, spring 2017: “Penance as Medicine: Intersecting Genres in Early Medieval Thought.”
• Monika Mehta, English, spring 2017: “Languages in Cinemas of India.”
• Giovanna Montenegro, comparative literature and romance languages (Spanish), spring 2017: German Bankers and the Conquest of Venezuela: Cultural Memory of ‘Heretic’ Capital and Colonization.”
• Jessie Reader, English, fall 2016: “The Forms of Informal Empire.”
• Jennifer Stoever, English, spring 2017: “How Bam First Heard Hip Hop: Black Women and Latinas’ Record Collecting and Living Room Selecting in the 1960s and 70s Bronx.”
• Bridget Whearty, English and medieval and renaissance studies, spring 2017: “Necromancing the Archive.”
• Amanda Beardsley, art history, spring 2017: “Celestial Mechanics: Technologies of Salvation in Mormon Religion and Post-Enlightenment America.”
• Sule Can, anthropology, fall 2016: “The City and the State: Ethno-Religious Conflict and Political Change at the Turkish-Syrian Border.”
• Chelsea Gibson, history, fall 2016: “The Little Grandmother of the Russian Revolution: Catherine Bershkovsky in the United States 1904-1920”
• Anastasyia Lyubas, comparative literature, spring 2017: “Language, Plasticity, Modernism(s): Patterns of Monolingual Writing in Debora Vogel’s Poetics.”
• Danielle Nash, comparative literature and romance languages (Spanish), fall 2016: “Encountering El Extranjero: Corresponding Asymmetries of Power Between Linguistic and Cultural Interactions in Translation and Latin American Literature.”
• Barbara Meyer, religious studies at Tel-Aviv University, fall 2016: “Violence in Interreligious Thought: The Logic of Abrogation and Its Alternatives.”