2005-2006

Faculty Fellows

David Caron - Michigan Faculty Fellow

Associate Professor - Romance Languages
"The Contested Ghetto: French Republicanism and the Politics of Community"

Gregory Dowd - Helmut F. Stern Professor

Professor - History/American Culture
"'Bad Birds,' 'Flying Reports,' and Frontier Rumor in Early America"

Sara Forsdyke - John Rich Professor

Assistant Professor - Classical Studies
"Politics and Popular Culture in Ancient Greece"

Howard Markel - John Rich Professor

Professor of History of Medicine and of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
"The Anatomy of Addiction: A Cultural, Social and Medical History of Addiction in the United States, 1900 to the Present"

Khaled Mattawa - Hunting Family Professor

Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing)
"Amorisco and A Typography of Strangers"

Christi Merrill - Michigan Faculty Fellow

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Asian Languages and Cultures
"Memory with an Active Verb: Lessons in Translating Hindi"

Steve Mullaney - John Rich Professor

Associate Professor - English
"The Work of the Stage: Trauma and Collective Identity in the Age of Shakespeare"

Marianetta Porter - Helmut F. Stern Professor

Associate Professor - Art and Design
"Memory Breeze"

Elisha Renne - Michigan Faculty Fellow

Associate Professor - Anthropology/CAAS
"The Spiritual, Social, Spatial Connections of Yoruba Religious Textiles"

James Robson - Helmut F. Stern Professor

Assistant Professor of Asian Languages and Cultures
"Inside Asian Images: Religious Icons in the Context of Local and Ritual Practice"

Catherine Sanok - A. Bartlett Giamatti Faculty Fellow

Assistant Professor - English/Women's Studies
"English Legends: Gender, Religion, and National Identity in Pre-modern England"

Andrew Shryock - Charles P. Brauer Faculty Fellow

Associate Professor of Anthropology
"Welcome and Trespass: The Politics of Hospitality in Jordan and Beyond"

Andrea Smith - Human Rights Fellow

Assistant Professor of Native American Studies, American Culture and Women’s Studies
"'Glocal' Organizing: The U.S. Human Rights Movement"

Louise K. Stein - Steelcase Research Professor

Professor - Musicology
"Spaniards at the Opera: Operas, Patrons, Singers, and the Publics in Madrid, Rome, Naples, and Lima, 1659-1701"

Jamie Tappenden - Michigan Faculty Fellow

Associate Professor of Philosophy
"Riemann and Frege: A Study in the Emergence of Contemporary Logic and Mathematics"

Jason Weems - Hunting Family Professor

Assistant Professor - Art History (UM-Dearborn)
"Barnstorming the Prairies: Flight, Aerial Vision, and the Idea of the Midwest, 1920-1940"

Patricia Yaeger - A. Bartlett Giamatti Faculty Fellow

Professor of English
"Luminous Trash: America in an Age of Conspicuous Destruction"

Norman Yoffee - Steelcase Research Professor and Helmut F. Stern Professor

Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Anthropology
"Winds of Desolation: A History and Archaeology of the Mesopotamian City of Kish"

Graduate Fellows

Diana Bullen - Mary Ives Hunting and David D. Hunting, Sr., Graduate Student Fellow

History of Art
"The Visual Culture of the Central Italian Foundling Hospital, 1400-1600"

Claire Decoteau - Michigan Graduate Student Fellow

Sociology
"The Diseased Body Politic and the Corporeality of HIV/AIDS in South Africa"

Philip Duker - James A. Winn Graduate Student Fellow

Music Theory
"Diving into Mnemosyne’s Waters: Exploring the Depths of Memory and Musical Experience"

Didem Ekici - Mary Fair Croushore Graduate Student Fellow

Architecture
"Bruno Taut's Vision of the 'Orient': Creating a Universal Architecture"

Julen Etxabe - Mary Ives Hunting and David D. Hunting, Sr., Graduate Student Fellow

Law
"Laws in Tragic Conflict: Sophocles' Antigone and Judicial Decision-Making"

Kim Greenwell - Michigan Graduate Student Fellow

Sociology
"Between Nation, Empire and Colony: Unsettling Events and English-Canadian Identity in the Nineteenth-century British Empire"

Asli Gür - Sylvia “Duffy” Engle Graduate Student Fellow

Sociology
"Educating the 'Orient': Transculturation of Foreign Educational Practices and Imperial Imagination in the Ottoman Empire (1857-1914)"

Edin Hajdarpasic - Michigan Graduate Student Fellow

History
"Beyond ‘Nation vs. Empire’: Reform, Social Movements and the Search for Justice in Late Ottoman Bosnia"

Andrew Highsmith - Michigan Graduate Student Fellow

History
"America is a Thousand Flints: Race, Class and the End of the American Dream in Flint, Michigan"

Myeong-seok Kim - Mary Fair Croushore Graduate Student Fellow

Asian Languages
"Theories of Emotion in Early Chinese Confucian Texts"

Sumiao Li - James A. Winn Graduate Student Fellow

English/Women's Studies
"Fashionable People, Fashionable Societies: Gender, Fashion, and Print Culture in Britain, 1820-1860"

Kristina Luce - Sylvia “Duffy” Engle Graduate Student Fellow

Architecture
"Revolutions in Parallel: The Rise and Fall of Drawing Within Architectural Design"

Marti Lybeck - Michigan Graduate Student Fellow

History
"Gender, Sexuality and Belonging: Female Homosexuality in Germany, 1890–1933"

Bhavani Raman - Mary Ives Hunting and David D. Hunting, Sr., Graduate Student Fellow

History
"Document Raj: Scribes, Writing and Society in Early Colonial South India"

Visiting Fellows

Louis Andriessen, Netherlands Visiting Professor and Artist-in-Residence

In residence, February 5 – 19, 2006

Jaq Chartier, Artist

In residence, January 8 – 14, 2006

David Henry Hwang

Playwright, New York City
In residence, January 2007

Marian Hobson, Professor of French at Queen Mary, University of London

Norman Freehling Visiting Professor
In residence, Winter 2006

Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler, Handspring Puppet Company and Yaya Coulibaly, Sogolon Puppet Company

In residence, October 17 – 30, 2005

German Kim

History and Korean Studies, Kazakh National University named after al-Farabi
Mellon Global Fellow
In residence, Fall 2006

Bob Mankoff

Cartoon Editor, The New Yorker
Paula and Edwin Sidman Fellow in the Arts
In residence, March 5 – April 6, 2007

Nicolette Molnár, Stage Director

Mellon Arts and Knowledge Fellow
In residence, Winter 2006

Livia Monnet, Professor of Comparative Literature, Film, and Media Studies, University of Montreal

In residence, February 12 – 25, 2006

Lawrence N. Powell, Professor of History, Tulane University, New Orleans

Marc and Constance Jacobson Lecture
In residence, September 12 – October 13, 2005

Charles Stewart

Anthropology, University College London
In residence, March 5 – April 6, 2007

Sekou Sundiata

Poet and Performance Artist
Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts
In residence January 7- 21, 2007

Neferti Tadiar

History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz
Mellon Global Fellow
In residence, October 29 – November 12, 2006

Celestine Uwem Akpan

Careers in the Making Fellow
In residence, Fall 2006