All Townsend Fellows

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Sherry Goodman, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Museum Fellow
2009-2010

Sherry Goodman, Director of Education and Academic Relations at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, has coordinated public programming in conjunction with BAM/PFA exhibitions and collections for over twenty years.

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Lily Gurton-Wachter, Comparative Literature
Dissertation Fellow
2009-2010

In her dissertation in Comparative Literature, Keeping Watch: The Poetics and Ethics of Attention, Lily Gurton-Wachter investigates the "poetics of attention" that emerged in Britain at the turn of the nineteenth century.

Harrison Huang, East Asian Languages & Cultures
Dissertation Fellow
2009-2010

Previous scholarship, both Western and Chinese, has typically defined Chinese landscape poetry by its purported object of lyric attention: a poetry about "nature," "natural environs," or shan-shui (literally, "mountains and waters"). In his dissertation in East Asian Languages and Cultures, Harrison Huang argues, however, that medieval readers approached the lyric landscape in terms of you-lan, "excursion and the panoptic gaze."

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Blake Johnson, History
Dissertation Fellow
2009-2010

Titled The Greater Awakening: Print and Popular Protestantism in Europe and the Atlantic World, 1660-1760, Blake Johnson's dissertation in History analyzes the relationships between communities of Protestants in continental Europe and the Atlantic world during the Enlightenment.

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Benjamin Morgan, Rhetoric
Dissertation Fellow
2009-2010

According to Benjamin Morgan (Rhetoric), there might be more to British aestheticism of the 1880s and 1890s than the common caricature of the "naughty nineties" suggests.

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James Spohrer, The Library
Library Fellow
2009-2010

James H. Spohrer, Librarian for Germanic Collections at Doe Library, is currently conducting research and acquisitions for an exhibit of Dutch clandestine books

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Assistant Professor Fellow
2009-2010

In Becoming a Poet in Anglo-Saxon England, Assistant Professor Emily Thornbury (English) revises scholarly views of the literary culture of Anglo-Saxon England.

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Professor
2009-2010

Professor of English Abdul JanMohamed's work explores the politics of literature and the nature of discourse in both colonial and post-colonial cultures.

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