All Townsend Fellows

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Dissertation Fellow
2014-2015

In her dissertation, “Contested Sympathies: Adam Smith and Late Eighteenth-­Century Epistolarity,” Shannon Chamberlain identifies this change with influential ethical thinking about the nature of sympathy and communities of readers, particularly in Adam Smith's The Theory of Moral Sentiments.

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Laurence Coderre, East Asian Languages & Cultures
Dissertation Fellow
2014-2015

In her dissertation project, “Consuming Revolution: Yangbanxi as Material Culture of the Chinese Cultural Revolution,” Laurence Coderre examines how the circulation and exchange of quotidian objects during the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) prefigured contemporary postsocialist market commodification.

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Jacob Dalton, East Asian Languages & Cultures, , South & Southeast Asian Studies
Associate Professor Fellow
2014-2015

In his book project, The Spread of the Local: Ritual Manuals and the Rise of Tantra, Jacob Dalton examines the cache of ancient Tibetan manuscripts discovered a century ago in Dunhuang, on the old Silk Road, a collection that reveals the lost history of tantric Buddhism.

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Karin Sanders, Scandinavian
Professor
2014-2015

Karin Sanders is a scholar of Scandinavian literature, visual arts, and theater.

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Professor
2014-2015

Jonathan Sheehan is a historian of early modern Europe.

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Susan Schweik, English
Professor
2014-2015

Susan Schweik is a scholar of disability studies.

Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe
Professor
2014-2015

Katherine O’Brien O’Keeffe specializes in the literary culture of early medieval England.

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Eric Naiman, Slavic Languages & Literatures, , Comparative Literature
Professor
2014-2015

Eric Naiman works in the fields of ideological poetics, sexuality and history, history of medicine, Soviet culture, and the gothic novel.

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