All Townsend Fellows

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Tehila Sasson, History
Dissertation Fellow
2014-2015

In her dissertation, “From Empire to Humanity: Technologies of Famine Relief in an Era of Decolonization,” Tehila Sasson analyzes the emergence of global humanitarian ethics in the context of empire and its loss.

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Dissertation Fellow
2014-2015

In her dissertation, “The Politics and Praxis of Children's Music Education in the German Democratic Republic, 1949-1989,” Anicia Timberlake examines East German educators’ and composers’ attempts to create effective socialist pedagogical practices.

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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.

Jinsoo An
Jinsoo An, East Asian Languages & Cultures
Assistant Professor Fellow
2013-2014

In "Tropes of Colonial Urban Space in South Korean Cinema," part of a book project about South Korean Cold War cinema, Jinsoo An (East Asian Languages and Cultures) examines spatial representation of colonialism in cinematic cityscape.

Katherine Chandler
Dissertation Fellow
2013-2014

Katherine Chandler's dissertation in Rhetoric, "Drone Flights and Failures: Unmanning American Military Operations between 1936 and 1976," examines how the human and nonhuman components that variously comprise drone technologies map onto the politics of targeting, unmanning, and secrecy.

Edmund Campion
Professor
2013-2014

Edmund Campion is Professor of Composition and the Co-Director at the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies in the Department of Music. His music explores relationships between sound and space—creations that often involve the careful mixing of acoustic instruments with emerging computer technologies.

Shannon Jackson
Shannon Jackson, Theater, Dance & Performance Studies
Professor
2013-2014

Shannon Jackson is Goldman Professor in Rhetoric and Theater, Dance, and Performance, as well as the Director of the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley. Professor Jackson is currently working on a book on performance and new media in the work of The Builders Association, as well as a large edited collection of keywords in cross-disciplinary art practice with the Pew Center for Art and Heritage.

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