Cogut Institute for the Humanities

2021-22 Fellows Seminar

The seminar gathers 24 fellows and visitors across the humanities and humanistic social sciences.

  • Portrait of Amanda Anderson

    Amanda Anderson

    Director of the Cogut Institute for the Humanities, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of English and Humanities
  • Portrait of Tim Bewes

    Tim Bewes

    Spring 2022 Faculty Fellow, Professor of English
    Project: "Recents Experiments in American Fiction"
  • Portrait of Kaitlan Bui

    Kaitlan Bui

    Undergraduate Fellow, Concentrator in English
    Project: "(Re-)Imagination: The Shaping of Memory in Postwar Vietnamese Diasporic Literatures & Communities"
  • Portrait of Rebecca Louise Carter by Leo Selvaggio

    Rebecca Louise Carter

    Fall 2021 Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Urban Studies
    Project: "Experimental Ethnography and Black Life Itself"
  • Portrait of Lubabah Chowdhury

    Lubabah Chowdhury

    Graduate Fellow, Ph.D. Candidate in English
    Project: "Caribbean Women's Writing and Afro-Asian Intimacies, 1948-2001"
  • Portrait of Michelle Clayton

    Michelle Clayton

    Fall 2021 Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
    Project: "Moving Bodies of the Avant-Garde"
  • Portrait of Yara Doumani

    Yara Doumani

    Undergraduate Fellow, Concentrator in History and Environmental Studies
    Project: “'Let this be a WARNing': Pan-Tribal and Transnational Indigenous Women’s Activisms, 1970s-1980s"
  • Portrait of Veronica Fitzpatrick

    Veronica Fitzpatrick

    Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Modern Culture and Media and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities
    Project: "A Bachelor's Discourse"
  • Portrait of David Frank

    David Frank

    Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities
    Project: "Environmental Philosophy through Utopia"
  • Portrait of Jane Freiman

    Jane Freiman

    Undergraduate Fellow, Concentrator in American Studies and Comparative Literature
    Project: "Vagrant Desires and Dangerous Disguises: New York’s Anti-Mask Law"
  • Portrait of Scott Frickel

    Scott Frickel

    Fall 2021 Faculty Fellow, Professor of Sociology and Environment and Society
    Project: "Ground Truth: A Historical Sociology of Urban Soils"
  • Portrait of Christina Gilligan

    Christina Gilligan

    Graduate Fellow, Ph.D. Candidate in English
    Project: "Readerly Identification in the Realist Novel from Austen to Hardy"
  • Photo of Adrián Emmanuel Hernández-Acosta

    Adrián Hernández-Acosta

    Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities in the Department of Hispanic Studies and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities
    Project: "Mourning, Literature, and Religion in the Hispanophone Caribbean and its Diasporas"
  • Portrait of Connor Jenkins

    Connor Jenkins

    Undergraduate Fellow, Concentrator in History and Africana Studies
    Project: “'Fear gave speed to our steps': Slavery’s Hauntings and the Long Lives of Plantation Geographies in Edenton, North Carolina from 1850 to 1880"
  • Portrait of Irina Kalinka

    Irina Kalinka

    Graduate Fellow, Ph.D. Candidate in Modern Culture and Media
    Project: "User Democracy: A Political Theory of Digital Logics"
  • Portrait of Morris Karp

    Morris Karp

    Deans' Faculty Fellow in the Humanities, Visiting Assistant Professor of the Humanities
    Project: "Leopardi and the Symbol of the Renaissance: Poetry beyond Measurement"
  • Portrait of Andrew Laird

    Andrew Laird

    Fall 2021 Faculty Fellow, John Rowe Workman Distinguished Professor of Classics and Humanities
    Project: "Humanism and Experience in Post-Conquest Mexico: The Early Writings of Fray Cristóbal Cabrera (1530-1545)"
  • Portrait of Damien Mahiet

    Damien Mahiet

    Associate Director, Lecturer in Humanities
  • Portrait of Dadland Maye

    Dadland Maye

    Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Africana Studies and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities
    Project: "The Making of a Queer Caribbean: Grassroots, Dancehall, and Literary Advocacy (1975–2015)"
  • Portrait of Mariah Min

    Mariah Min

    Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities in the Department of English, the Program in Medieval Studies, and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities
    Project: "Figure Writing: Technologies of Character in Medieval Literature"
  • Portrait of Adi Ophir

    Adi Ophir

    Visiting Professor of Humanities and Middle East Studies
  • Portrait of Emily Owens

    Emily Owens

    Spring 2022 Faculty Fellow, David and Michelle Ebersman Assistant Professor of History
    Project: "Belated: Lesbians Out of Time"
  • Portrait of Diego Rodriguez

    Diego Rodriguez Langevin

    Undergraduate Fellow, Concentrator in Neuroscience, Independent Concentrator in Philosophical Inquiry through Creative Forms
    Project: "Between the Poetic Languages of Matos Paoli and Rita Indiana: Remembrance and Insanity as Political Philosophy for the Caribbean"
  • Portrait of Emily Rogers

    Emily Lim Rogers

    Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of American Studies, the Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS), and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities
    Project: "Clinical Proximities: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Biomedicine’s Binds in the U.S"
  • Portrait of Andrew Scherer

    Andrew Scherer

    Spring 2022 Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor of Anthropology
    Project: "War, Violence, and the Morality of Killing in Ancient Maya Society"
  • Portrait of Baoli Yang

    Baoli Yang

    Graduate Fellow, Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Literature
    Project: "The Literary Strata of Imperial Borders: Sinoscript Literature and its Encounters in the Tang Era"