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Current Scholars in Residence

Lys Alcayna-Stevens
British Research Council Fellow, 2014, University of Cambridge, "Ethnographic Accounts of Central African Forest Peoples, and Contemporary Political Ecology in Equateur Province, DR Congo."

Mark Breeze
British Research Council Fellow, 2014, University of Cambridge, "Analysing Conceptions of Space, Time, Motion, Narrative and Modes of Vision in Key Moving Image Work in The Paper Print Collection."

Bonny Brooks
British Research Council Fellow, 2014, Newcastle University, "Beyond the Hermit Kingdom: Tracing Fugutive Subjectivities from North Korea Through Fiction."

Maximilian Buschmann
Bavarian Fellow, 2014, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen, "The Global History of Modern Hunger Strikes"

Rosamund Cole
British Research Council Fellow, 2014, Royal Northern College of Music, "Study of Lilli Lehmann Diaries."

Cece Conway
Alan Lomax Fellowship, 2013, Appalachian State University, "Musical Crossroads."

Elia Corazza
Kluge Fellow, 2014, Independent Scholar, "New Music for a New Dance: Diaghilev's Ballet and Music."
Blogpost: "A Piece of Music Found, A Lost Opera Complete"

Surekha Davies
Kislak Fellow in American Studies, 2014, Western Connecticut State University, "Of Monsters and Men: Maps, Ethnography and the Americas in Renaissance Europe."

Emma Doubt
British Research Council Fellow, 2014, University of Sussex, "Photographic Sovereignty in the Work of Jennie Ross Cobb and Francis Benjamin Johnston: A Comparative Case Study."

Edward Falvey
British Research Council Fellow, 2014, University of Exeter, "Locating the Cinematic City: Urban Iconography and Transformation, and the Birth of New York City, 1890-1930."

Joseph Genetin-Pilawa
Kluge Fellow, 2013, Illinois College, "The Indians' Capital City."
Book: "Crooked Paths to Allotment: The Fight Over Federal Indian Policy After the Civil War"
Webcast: "Native Americans in 19th Century Washington, D.C." - American History TV (C-SPAN3)
Article: "The Indian at Appomattox" - Disunion | The New York Times
Blogpost: "The Indians' Capital City: Native Histories of Washington, D.C."

David H. Grinspoon
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2013, Independent scholar, ""The Anthropocene""
Book: "Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life"
Webcast: "Searching for Life in the Universe: What Does it Mean for Humanity?" (Jan. 28, 2014)
Lecture: "Terra Sapiens: The Human Chapter in the History of Earth" (Oct. 31, 2013)
Book: "Venus Revealed: A New Look Below the Clouds of our Mysterious Twin Planet"
Web site: Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology chairholders
Web site: Scholar Profile: David Grinspoon
Article: Shaping the Future of the Earth From Inside the Library of Congress

Franziska Hoppen
British Research Council Fellow, 2014, University of Kent, "Avoiding Encounters: The Spiritual and Philosophical Foundation of the Politics of Multiculturalism in Modern, Western Societies."

Armenoui Kasparian Saraidari
British Research Council Fellow, 2014, University of the Arts London, "The Materiality of Photography and the Memory of the Armenian Genocide."

Ave Lauren
British Research Council Fellow, 2014, University of Cambridge, "The Rise of New Migrant Identities and Landscapes in San Francisco."

Bradford Lee
Henry Alfred Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations, 2014, Naval War College, "One hundred Years of Blood-Dimmed Tides: The United States and War 1917-2017."

Nicole Lindenberg
German Fellowship, 2014, Goethe University, "Passing and Split Habitus in Ellison's Three Days Before the Shooting."

Sibylle Machat
German Fellowship, 2014, Universitat Flensburg, "The Depiction of Planet Earth in American Children's Books."

David McLaughlin
British Research Council Fellow, 2014, University of Cambridge, "Sherlock Holmes as Travel Writing: The Role of Fandom in Constructing Geographical Imaginations."

Nara Milanich
ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, 2014, Barnard College, Columbia University, "The Birth of Uncertainty: A Global History of the Paternity Test."
Book: "Children of Fate: Childhood, Class, and the State in Chile, 1850-1930"

Jeffrey Moser
Kluge Fellow, 2014, McGill University, "Excavating China's First Archaeologist."

Roxana Pessoa Cavalcanti
British Research Council Fellow, 2013, King's College London, "A Critical Review of the Literature on Violence and Public Security Policies and Practices in Brazil."

Bradley Rogers
Kluge Fellow, 2014, Duke University, "The Cinematic Dramaturgy of Rouben Mamoulian's Musical Theatre."

Paul Scolieri
ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, 2014, Barnard College, "Ted Shawn and the Invention of American Dance."
Book: "Dancing the New World: Aztecs, Spaniards, and the Choreography of Conquest"

Antony Stewart
British Research Council Fellow, 2014, Newcastle University, "Tracking Foreign Intervention through Medicine and Social Science in Haiti, 1900-1950."
Blogpost: "A New Discovery Sheds Light on Haiti's 1930s Elites"

Tara Tappert
David B. Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality, 2013, Independent Scholar, "Arts and Crafts-making as a Transformational Healing Process for War Trauma."
Lecture: "ART FROM WAR: Documenting Devastation / Realizing Restoration"
Blogpost: "Art from War: Lecture January 22nd"
Blogpost: "War, Trauma, Memory and Art"

Ruth Wasem
Kluge Staff Fellow, 2014, CRS, "Whom We Shall Welcome: The Legislative Drive to End the National Origins Quota."

Katrin Weller
Digital Studies Fellow, 2014, GESIS Institute, "Studying historical events based on big data and online (social) media."
Book: "Knowledge Representation in the Social Semantic Web"
Book: "Science and the Internet" (ed.)
Book: "Twitter and Society" (ed.)

William Julius Wilson
Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance, 2012, Harvard University, "A Cultural Analysis of Life in Poverty."
Book: "More Than Just Race"
Book: "The Bridge Over the Racial Divide"
Book: "The Declining Significance of Race"
Book: "When Work Disappears"
Blogpost: William Julius Wilson Arrives at the Kluge Center
Appointment: Wilson Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance

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