All Townsend Fellows

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Susan Schweik, English
Professor
2014-2015

Susan Schweik is a scholar of disability studies.

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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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Assistant Professor Fellow
2014-2015

Namwali Serpell’s book project, “Faces: Unintended Pleasures,” reads the face not as a locus of subjectivity, but instead as a mediated and mediating thing.

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Professor
2014-2015

Jonathan Sheehan is a historian of early modern Europe.

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Jeffrey Skoller, Film & Media
Associate Professor Fellow
2014-2015

Jeffrey Skoller’s essay film “Private Commons, and the Ends of Public Space” explores a series of questions concerning the privatization of a range of public spaces.

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Julia Bryan-Wilson, History of Art
Associate Professor Fellow
2014-2015

In her book project, “Craft Crisis: Handmade Art and Activism since 1970,” Julia Bryan-Wilson examines how artists and activists in the U.S., Chile, and England have used textile hand-making to propose alternative economic and political models of making.

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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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