Coming and Goings: Incoming Fellows 2009-10

The Stanford Humanities Center has named twenty-two fellows for the 2009-10 academic year. Chosen from a pool of over 400 applicants (including a record high number of external applicants), the 2009-10 cohort comprises scholars from other institutions, as well as Stanford faculty and advanced Stanford graduate students. 


The fellows named below will pursue individual research and writing for the full academic year while contributing to the Stanford community through their participation in workshops, lectures, and courses.


Wendi Adamek (External Faculty Fellow), Religious Studies, Barnard College: A Niche of Their Own: The Buddhist Women of Bao Shan


Audrey Calefas-Strebelle (Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellow), French and Italian, Stanford University: The Image of the Turk in French Literature and History


Mary Campbell (Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellow), Art and Art History, Stanford University: Holy Lands and Profane Women: Charles Ellis Johnson and the Practice of Mormon Photography


Mark Feldman (Internal Fellow), Program in Writing and Rhetoric, Stanford University: Urban Ecologies: New York City’s Visionary Urbanism


Catherine Gallagher (Marta Sutton Weeks Faculty Fellow), English, University of California, Berkeley: The Way It Wasn’t: Counterfactual History and the Alternate-History Novel


Erdag Göknar (External Faculty Fellow), Slavic and Eurasian Studies, Duke University:

“Turning Turk”: The Turkish Novel and Orhan Pamuk


Rebecca Greene (Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellow), Linguistics, Stanford University: Eastern Kentucky English and Ideology


Nicholas Guyatt (External Faculty Fellow), History, University of York (UK): Nations, Empires, and the Idea of Colonization, 1730-1900


Blair Hoxby (Violet Andrews Whittier Faculty Fellow), English, Stanford University: Spectacles of the Gods: Tragedy and Tragic Opera, 1550-1780


Sarah Lochlann Jain (Internal Faculty Fellow), Anthropology, Stanford University: Cancer Culture in the United States


Hanna Janiszewska (Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellow) English, Stanford University: Romantic Life of the Mind: Literary Forms as Forms of Life


Florian Klinger (Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellow), Comparative Literature, Stanford

University: Judgment and Kairocentric World


Gwyneth Lewis (Arts Practitioner/Writer Fellow), Poet and Nonfiction Author: Poetry and the Body (Sponsored jointly with the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts)


Gregory Mann (External Faculty Fellow), History, Columbia University: The End of the Road? Non-governmentality in the West African Sahel


David Marriott (Marta Sutton Weeks Faculty Fellow), History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz: Black Poetry and Knowledge


Ingrid Monson (Marta Sutton Weeks Faculty Fellow), Music and African & African American Studies, Harvard University: Neba Solo in Contemporary Mali: Music, Globalization, and Means


Daniel Perez (Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellow), History, Stanford University: Between

Yugoslav Federation and Albanian Nation-State: Albanian Communists and the Assertion of National Sovereignty, 1944-1948


Maria Ponomarenko (Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellow), History, Stanford University: The Department of Justice and the Limits of New Deal State Building, 1933-1945


Cabeiri Robinson (External Faculty Fellow), Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington: Body of the Victim, Body of the Warrior: Refugees and the Kashmir Jihad


Vincent Tomasso (Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellow), Classics, Stanford University: Past Imperfect: Studies in Quintus of Smyrna's Reception and Refiguration of Homeric Monumentality in the Posthomerica


Amir Weiner (Donald Andrews Whittier Faculty Fellow), History, Stanford University: Wild West, Window to the West: Sovereignty, Governance, and Revolutionary Violence Between the Baltic and Black Seas, 1935 to Present


Lael Weis (Geballe Dissertation Prize Fellow), Philosophy and Law School, Stanford University: Public Purpose, Common Good: Constitutional Protection of Private Property in the Democratic State


The Humanities Center’s fellowships are made possible by gifts and grants from

the Esther Hayfer Bloom Estate, Theodore H. and Frances K. Geballe, Mimi and Peter

Haas, Marta Sutton Weeks, the Mericos Foundation, the National Endowment for the

Humanities, and the offices of the Dean of Research and the Dean of Humanities and