Cogut Institute for the Humanities

2022-23 Fellows Seminar

The seminar gathers 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
  • photo of Alexander Avila

    Alexander Ávila

    Undergraduate Fellow, Concentrator in Sociology
    Project: "Legitimate and Illegitimate Resistance in Pandemic Times"
  • photo of Ariella Azoulay

    Ariella Aïsha Azoulay

    Fall 2022 Faculty Fellow, Professor of Modern Culture and Media and Comparative Literature
    Project: "Arab-Judaica: More Than Objects, The Colonial Termination of Arab-Jewish Life in Algeria"
  • photo of Michael Berman

    Michael Berman

    Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities in the Department of Anthropology and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities
    Project: "Heart of a Heartless World: Alienation, Compassion, and Listening in the Making of Secularist Japan"
  • photo of Sam Coren

    Sam Coren

    Graduate Fellow, Ph.D. Candidate in American Studies
    Project: "Watershed Metropolis: a partial history of the Providence River and its lifeworlds"
  • photo of Maro Dotulong

    Manimporok (Maro) Dotulong

    Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities in the Department of East Asian Studies and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities
    Project: "Oceans of the Free: East- and Southeast Asian Transnational Relations in the Arafura Zone, 1880s-1960s"
  • 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"
  • photo of Mia Freund

    Mia Barzilay Freund

    Undergraduate Fellow, Concentrator in English
    Project: "A Recovered Canon: Tracing a Lineage of Women's Literary Invention from Aphra Behn to Jane Austen"
  • photo of Chong King Gan

    Chong Jing Gan

    Undergraduate Fellow, Concentrator in Comparative Literature
    Project: "Islands in Migration: Singaporean (Trans)national Identity in Diasporic Literature"
  • photo of Benjamin Hein

    Benjamin P. Hein

    Spring 2023 Faculty Fellow, Assistant Professor of History
    Project: "The Migrant's Spirit: Industrial Revolution in the German Lands"
  • 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"
  • photo of Stephen Houston in Egypti Medinet Habut

    Stephen Houston

    Spring 2023 Faculty Fellow, Dupee Family Professor of Social Sciences
    Project: "Vital Signs: The Visual Culture of Maya Writing"
  • photo of Eric Johnson

    Eric Johnson

    Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities.
    Project: "Mapping Munsee Landscapes: (Un)Recognizing Indigenous Stone Architecture in the Northeast"
  • photo of Ren L[i]u

    Ren L[i]u

    Undergraduate Fellow, Concentrator in Ethnic Studies and Science, Technology, and Society
    Project: "Towards Crip-of-Color Transsexual Erotics: Trans, Disabled Poetics as Technologies of Understanding Third World Othering and Belonging”
  • photo of Ayantu Israel-Megerssa

    Ayantu Megerssa

    Graduate Fellow, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science
    Project: "Impossible Objects: Democratic Pessimism and a Politics of Contamination"
  • 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"
  • photo of Marah Nagelhout

    Marah Nagelhout

    Graduate Fellow, Ph.D. Candidate in English
    Project: "Critique of Extractive Reason: Time and the Environmental Antiblackness of Racial Capital"
  • photo of Catherine Nelli

    Catherine Nelli

    Undergraduate Fellow, Concentrator in Comparative Literature, Sanskrit Classics, and International and Public Affairs
    Project: "Investigating Indology: Divergences between Colonial French and English and Contemporary Sanskrit Reception of Classical Indian Texts"
  • Portrait of Adi Ophir

    Adi Ophir

    Visiting Professor of Humanities and Middle East Studies
  • photo of Candace Rice

    Candace Rice

    Fall 2022 Faculty Fellow, Assistant Professor of Archaeology and Classics
    Project: "Beyond Connectivity: the Economic Landscape of Roman Lycia"
  • 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"
  • photo of Kiran Saili

    Kiran Saili

    Graduate Fellow, Ph.D. Candidate in English
    Project: "Identification After Disillusionment: The ‘Minor’ Idioms of Diasporic Life"
  • photo of Hannah Silverblank

    Hannah Rose Silverblank

    Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Departments of Classics and Comparative Literature and the Cogut Institute for the Humanities
    Project: "Listening to the Monster in Greek Poetry"
  • photo of Mark Suchman

    Mark Suchman

    Fall 2022 Faculty Fellow, Professor of Sociology
    Project: "The New Corporate Personhood: Morality, Authenticity, and the Ideology of Entrepreneurship"
  • photo of Peter Szendy

    Peter Szendy

    Spring 2023 Faculty Fellow, David Herlihy Professor of Humanities and Comparative Literature
    Project: "Pneumatopolitics: An Archaeology of Conspiring"
  • photo of Rachel Wetts

    Rachel Wetts

    Spring 2023 Faculty Fellow, Acacia Assistant Professor of Environment and Society and Sociology
    Project: "Climate Politics as Status Struggle: Class, Gender, and the Politics of Symbolic Worth"
  • photo of David Wills

    David Wills

    Fall 2022 Faculty Fellow, Professor of French and Francophone Studies
    Project: "The Saturated Slate of the Rothko Chapel"