Dear Colleagues and Friends,
In this strange moment, we are pleased to share some good news!
The Institute for the Humanities is delighted to announce the
appointment of six Faculty Fellows for 2020-2021, pending
approval of the Board of Trustees.
The 2020-2021 Fellows' lectures and seminars will accompany a series of
lectures, conferences, and other events throughout the year.
2020-2021 Institute for the Humanities Faculty Fellows are:
Andy Clarno, Departments of Sociology & African American Studies
“Counter/Surveillance: Policing and Resistance in Chicago”
Beate Geissler, Department of Art and Art History
Susila Gurusami, Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice
"Making it Home: Race, Gender, and Carceral Migration”
Anna Kornbluh, Department of English
“Critique of Immediate Reason”
Yann Robert, Department of French and Francophone Studies
“The First Vigilantes: Popular Justice in Enlightenment and Revolutionary France”
Jeffrey Sklansky, Department of History
"Grassroots Property: Making Land on America's Middle Border, 1850-1900"
This is the thirty-eighth group of fellows appointed since the Institute was founded in 1982. Publications from fellowship years 1983 to the present can be found here.
The application deadline for 2021-2022 Institute for the Humanities Faculty Fellowships will be announced in fall 2020.
Acting Director, Institute for the Humanities
Professor, Department of History
Institute for the Humanities MC 206
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