All Townsend Fellows

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Aglaya K. Glebova, History of Art
Dissertation Fellow
2012-2013

In her dissertation, The Last Class Enemy: Early Representations of the GULag, Aglaya K. Glebova (History of Art) focuses on photographs of forced labor camps and their settings during the First Five-Year Plan (1928-1933).

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Dissertation Fellow
2012-2013

In Keyboard Instruments and Musical Knowledge in northern Italy, c.1550-1650, Leon Chisholm (Music) examines the way in which keyboard instruments—and more precisely, the embodied music knowledge shaped by them—underpinned key developments in music theory and composition in the Renaissance.

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Assistant Professor Fellow
2012-2013

In her project, “Resounding Afro Asia: Music and the Politics of Unity,” Tamara Roberts (Music) examines how Afro Asian “fusion” music reflects larger dynamics of interracial and intercultural encounter in the U.S. and is enmeshed in the cultural economy.

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Jonah Katz, Linguistics
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
2012-2013

Jonah Katz received his PhD in linguistics from MIT. His dissertation, Compression effects, perceptual asymmetries, and the grammar of timing examined issues in the fined-grained timing of the physical gestures that make up speech. As a Mellon fellow at Berkeley, he will teach mainly in phonetics and phonology, the study of how humans organize their knowledge of linguistic sounds.

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Mary Ann Doane, Film & Media
Professor
2012-2013

Professor of Film & Media Studies, Mary Ann Doane specializes in film theory, feminist theory, and semiotics, and has also written on television, photography, and digital media.

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Michael Nylan, History
Professor
2012-2013

Michael Nylan, Professor of History, usually conducts research on early Chinese history, from the fourth century BC to the fourth century AD, when she is not studying modern receptions of antiquity. She is particularly interested in the sociopolitical, religious, and material contexts of new movements.

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones, East Asian Languages & Cultures
Professor
2012-2013

A specialist in modern Chinese literature and media culture, Andrew Jones is Professor and Louis B. Agassiz Chair in Chinese. His research and teaching interests include music, media culture, film, contemporary fiction, and children’s literature.

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Todd Carmody, English
Visiting Assistant Professor
2012-2013

Todd Carmody's research and teaching focuses on nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature, African American literature, critical race studies, poetry and poetics, and disability studies. He is currently revising a book manuscript entitled Fictions of Mobility: Performing Race and Nation in Modern American Literature.

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