Each of our Postdoctoral Fellows has opportunity to invite a prominent scholar in his or her field to read and respond to the fellow's work. Public presentations and workshops with these visiting scholars are included in our Guest Seminars Calendar.
- Elisabeth Wood, Political Science & International and Area Studies, Yale University, "Rape as a Practice of War: Toward a Typology of Political Violence"
- Victoria Langland, History and Portuguese, University of Michigan, "'Little Mothers' and 'Robust Babies': Motherhood, Breastfeeding, and Childrearing Literature in 20th Century Brazil
- Cyrus Schayegh, Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, "Globalization Meets Decolonization: The Urban Linkage, 1940s-70s"
- Brent Hayes Edwards, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, "More Ways to Do the Charleston: Music, Diaspora, and the Mood of Distance"
- Alex Dent, Anthropology, George Washington University, “Piracy and the Materialities of Digital Circulation in Brazil"
- Rosemary Joyce, Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, “Flows of Clay: Archaeology and the New Materialisms”
- Laurie Patton, Religion and Cultural Anthropology, Duke University, “Who Owns Religion? Late 20th-Century Scholars and Their Publics”
- Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Religious Studies and Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington, “Spiritual Governance: The Chaplain as Priest of the Secular”
- Martha Biondi, African American Studies and History, Northwestern University, "The Black Revolution on Campus"
- Christiane Gruber, History of Art, University of Michigan, "Images of the Prophet Muhammad In and Out of Modernity: The Curious Case of a 2008 Mural in Tehran"
- André Brock, School of Library and Information Science and the Project on Rhetoric of Inquiry, University of Iowa, "The new ‘stop snitchin’: Sexism, technoculture, and Twitter: Twitter as a medium and catalyst for evocations of technoculturally oriented sexism and racism"
- Patricia Loughran, English, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, "Provincializing Print Capitalism: The History of the Book and the Problem of Empire"
- Lisa Gitelman, English and Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University, ""Amateurs and their Discontents, 1870-2000"
- Rachael Z. DeLue, Art and Archeology, Princeton University, "Arthur Dove's Meteorology"
- Peter Godfrey-Smith, Philosophy, City University of New York, "In the Beginning there was Information?"
- Jake Kosek, Geography, University of California, Berkeley
- Jacques Rancière, Emeritus Professor of Aesthetics and Politics, University of Paris VIII
- Kathryn Sparling, Asian Languages and Literatures, Carlton College
- Ara Wilson, Women's Studies and Cultural Anthropology, Duke University, "NGOs as Erotic Sites"