All Townsend Fellows

Lucien Taylor, Anthropology
Dissertation Fellow
1997-1998

Creolistes, a loose-knit, affiliation of writers, artists, folklorists, activists and would-be politicians in Martinique and Guadeloupe, engages the dissertation of Lucien Taylor, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology.

Maryly Snow, Architecture
Library Fellow
1997-1998

Maryly Snow's project is entitled “The History of the Visual Copy, With Implications for the Great Image Copyright Debate.”

Dissertation Fellow
1997-1998

Sacred Translations: Humanism, Philology and Germany’s Religious Enlightenment is the title of the dissertation of Townsend Fellow Jonathan Sheehan, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History.

Dissertation Fellow
1997-1998

Danielle Lussier, a Ph.D. candidate in History who will be this year’s Una’s Fellow at the Townsend Center, will be working on a dissertation entitled Bartok ‘on trial’ in Budapest and Paris, 1945-1955. The project proposes to use the reception of the music of the Hungarian composer as a lens through which to examine trends in European musical culture in the decade that marked the new “East-West” split.

Faith Barrett, Comparative Literature
Dissertation Fellow
1997-1998

Faith Barrett, a candidate for the Ph.D in Comparative Literature, is writing a dissertation entitled Letters to the World: Emily Dickinson and the Lyric Address.

Greg Castillo, Architecture
Dissertation Fellow
1997-1998

Greg Castillo returns from a year of research in Germany and England to work as a member of the Townsend Fellows Group on a dissertation entitled Building Stalin’s Germany: Ideology, Identity, and Reconstruction in the German Democratic Republic, 1946-1956. The study explores the use of postwar reconstruction as a vehicle for societal and urban transformation

Anne Cheng, English
Assistant Professor Fellow
1997-1998

Anne Cheng, Assistant Professor in English, will work during the term of her Townsend fellowship on a book entitled The Melancholy of Race: Fantasy and Incommensurability in the Racial Imaginary. Within a vocabulary of mourning, grief, and grievance, Professor Cheng will investigate the double processes of expulsion and incorporation which contribute to the material and philosophical construction of racialized subjects.

Sharon Marcus, English
Assistant Professor Fellow
1997-1998

In Restless Houses: Domestic Architecture and Urban Culture in Paris and London, 1820- 1880, Sharon Marcus, Assistant Professor in the Department of English. argues against the notion of “separate spheres” and notes the intersections of the domestic and the urban in the metropolitan center of nineteenth-century France and England.

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