2008-09 Faculty Fellows
"My experience at the Cogut Center has been extremely positive. It has provided just the right balance of structure and freedom to allow me to accomplish a great deal of work.”
—Mary Gluck , History
Faculty Fellow, Fall 2006
Brown boasts outstanding faculty members whose work both challenges and redefines the boundaries of the humanities. Cogut Center Faculty Fellows pursue research and writing projects during semester-long fellowships at the Center and gather for Fellows' Seminars on a regular basis to discuss their work in progress. Faculty Fellows have the option of spending a sabbatical semester at the Cogut Center or teaching an upper-level seminar course based on their research project.
Project Title: "Nature's Candy: Labor, Protest and Grapes in California, 1940-1980 "
Modern Culture and Media
Project Title: "Marxism and the Idea of Film: Materialism in Film Theory from the Era of Montage to the Era of Global Media"
Project Title: "American by War: The Invention of Citizenship during the American Civil War"
Project Title: "Ruined Histories: Archaeology, Islam and the Making of Gandhara Art in Divided South Asia"
Project Title: "Vernacular Text Production in Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century England and Spain"
Project Title: "Sounding Sideways: Improvisational Aesthetics in 19th Century Music"
Project Title: "A Cultural History of Prejudice in Early Modern England"
Project Title: "Without the Bania We Would Perish: A History of the Russian Bathhouse"