Upcoming visiting scholars




Past visiting scholars

Spring 2014:

Martha Biondi, Northwestern University, African American Studies and History, "The Black Revolution on Campus"

Christiane Gruber, University of Michigan, History of Art, "Images of the Prophet Muhammad In and Out of Modernity: The Curious Case of a 2008 Mural in Tehran"

Spring 2013:

André Brock, University of Iowa, School of Library and Information Science and and the Project on Rhetoric of Inquiry, "The new ‘stop snitchin’: Sexism, technoculture, and Twitter: Twitter as a medium and catalyst for evocations of technoculturally oriented sexism and racism"

Patricia Loughran, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, English, "Provincializing Print Capitalism: The History of the Book and the Problem of Empire"

Lisa Gitelman, New York University, English and Media, Culture, and Communication, ""Amateurs and their Discontents, 1870-2000"

Spring 2012:

Rachael Z. DeLue, Princeton University, Art and Archeology, "Arthur Dove's Meteorology"

Peter Godfrey-Smith, City University of New York, Philosophy, "In the Beginning there was Information?"

Jake Kosek, University of California, Berkeley, Geography

Spring 2011:

Jacques Rancière, University of Paris VIII, Emeritus Professor of Aesthetics and Politics

Kathryn Sparling, Carlton College, Asian Languages and Literatures

Ara Wilson, Duke University, Women's Studies and Cultural Anthropology, "NGOs as Erotic Sites"