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Humanities institute names 2014-15 fellows
September 30, 2014Tweet
Twenty-three faculty members and graduate students have been named as 2014-15 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 2014-15 IASH fellows and their topics are:
• Ana Candela, sociology, fall 2014: “The Coolie Specter: A Ghost of Primitive Accumulations Past, Present and Futures.”
• John Cheng, Asian and Asian American studies, spring 2015: “Barred Zones: Asia/Pacific/America and the Geographic Logic of Racial Modernity.”
• Tina Chronopoulos, classical and near eastern studies, fall 2014: “Ganymede in the Twelfth-century Classroom: Two Odes by Horace.”
• Sidney Dement, German and Russian studies, spring 2015: “Pushkin is our Everything: Delimiting the Referentiality of the Monument in Tatyana Tolstaya’s Slynx.”
• Doug Holmes, anthropology, fall 2014: ePublic Currency: The Making of a Monetary Regime in Times of Crisis.”
• Drew Massey, music, fall 2014: “Thomas Adès: A Portrait in Eight Essays.”
• Mathew McConn, Graduate School of Education, spring 2015: “History of Literary Appreciation.”
• Jason Moore, sociology, spring 2015: “Cheap Natures, Bad Money, and the Origins of 21st Century Crisis: The Financialization of Nature over the Longue Durée, 1557-2015.”
• Jay Newberry, geography, fall 2014: “Secondary Migration of Contemporary African Refugees in New York.”
• Zoja Pavlovskis-Petit, comparative literature, fall 2014: “Going Far.”
• Anthony Reeves, philosophy, spring 2015: “A Standard of Care for Human Rights.”
• John Starks, classical and near eastern studies, spring 2015: “Lysioidia: ‘Transgendering’ Actresses/Actors in Hellenistic Greek and Roman Theater.”
• Jennifer Stoever, English, spring 2015: To Be Announced
• Mary Youssef, classical and near eastern studies, fall 2014: “Historical Transformations and the Rise of a New-Consciousness Novel in Egypt.”
• Lisa Yun, English and Asian and Asian American studies, fall 2014: “Testimonies and Debates of Transnational Trafficking: The Colonial Past and the Global Present.”
• Natalia Andrievskikh, comparative literature, spring 2015: “Women, Food, and Fairy Tales in Literary Theory and Feminist Criticism.”
• Erin Annis, history, fall 2014: “Imperial Families: Scots in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire.”
• Rochelle DuFord, philosophy, fall 2014: “Considering Global Government.”
• Deneil Hill, history, spring 2015: “Shifting Feminist Visions at the UN: Self-Determination, Sexuality, and Human Rights, 1975-1995.”
• Isabel Palomo Merino, comparative literature and translation studies, spring 2015: “Detective Fiction and its Translation During the Franco Regime.”
• Deidre Riley, English and medieval studies, fall 2014: “Purgatories of the Mind: Punishment and Penance in Fourteenth-Century Middle English Texts.”
• Yang Zhan, anthropology, Spring 2015: “The Heart of a Heartless World: Organized Gifting, NGO and the Virtue of Aixin in Post-socialist China.”
Dean’s research fellow
• Diana Gildea, fall 2014: “Reproducing the Food/Body Regime.”
For more information about the institution, go to http://binghamton.edu/iash.