All Townsend Fellows

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Eric Falci, English
Assistant Professor Fellow
2010-2011

Many of our notions of poetry base themselves within musical or quasi-musical discourses, and for many readers, poetry appears as verbal music. And yet, according to Assistant Professor of English Eric Falci, using the terms of music to talk about poetry, while irresistible, is necessarily off-the-mark.

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Mont Allen, History of Art
Dissertation Fellow
2010-2011

Mont Allen’s dissertation in Art History argues that we have overlooked a central dimension of ancient image making: the communicative power of technique.

Marian Feldman, History of Art
Associate Professor Fellow
2010-2011

Project: "Artistic Materialities in the Early First Millennium Near East: Ivories and Bronzes in North Syria, Phoenicia, and Assyria"
Counterpart: Charles Altieri, English

Charles Hirschkind, Anthropology
Associate Professor Fellow
2010-2011

Project: "The 'Moorish Problem' and the Politics of Multiculturalism in Spain"
Counterpart: Jocelyne Guilbault, Music

Kevis Goodman, English
Associate Professor Fellow
2010-2011

Project: "Uncertain Disease: Nostalgia, Medicine, and the Poetics of Mobility"
Counterpart: Thomas Laqueur, History

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Mary Murrell, Anthropology
Dissertation Fellow
2010-2011

Mary Murrell’s dissertation in Anthropology examines mass digitization and the “future of the book.” Ms. Murrell has conducted ethnographic research among technologists in California involved in effecting “the transition” between print and electronic forms.

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Swati Rana, English
Dissertation Fellow
2010-2011

The research of Swati Rana (English) presents a comparative literary historical study of early twentieth-century immigrant writers in the United States.

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Orna Shaughnessy, East Asian Languages & Cultures
Dissertation Fellow
2010-2011

Orna Shaughnessy's (East Asian Languages and Cultures) research examines the figure of the translator in Japanese travel literature published in the 1860s and 1870s.

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