2010 Fellows

Fall 2010 Fellows

Corinne T. Field
History – University of Virginia
The Politics of Adulthood in America, 1792-1939

Martien Halvorson-Taylor
Religious Studies – University of Virginia
The Pharaoh’s Palace and the Bed of Ahasuerus: Memory, Diaspora and Identity in the Hebrew Bible

Michael Jarvis
History – University of Rochester
At the Crossroads of the Atlantic: Bermuda and the Beginnings of English America

Deborah Lee
Public Historian, Independent Scholar
Trouble the Water: Antislavery Activism in the Upper Potomac Borderland

Marika Preziuso
English – University of London.
Mapping the Lived-Imagined’ Caribbean: Postcolonial Geographies

Paula Seniors
Africana Studies and Sociology – Virginia Tech.
For Freedom Now: African American Woman Racial Activists (1958-1994): Mae Mallory, the Monroe Defense Committee and African American Woman Sojourners of the Grenadia and Nicaraguan Revolution

Drew Smith
Political Science  – Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Black Churches, Political Influence, and the New Public Square

Beth Taylor
Independent Scholar
Paul Jennings and the Right to Rise

Resident Fellows – Summer 2010

Hanadi Al-Samman
Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures – University of Virginia
Anxiety of Erasure: Trauma, Authorship, and the Diaspora in Arab Women’s Narrative

Rebecka Rutledge Fisher
English and Comparative Literature – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
The Poetics of Being: Toward a Theory of Metaphor in African-American Literature

Martien Halvorson-Taylor
Religious Studies – University of Virginia
The Pharaoh’s Palace and the Bed of Ahasuerus: Memory, Diaspora and Identity in the Hebrew Bible

Keith B. Mitchell
English – University of Massachusetts, Lowell
In the Wake of the World: Legacies of Colonial and Postcolonial Violence in the Contemporary Anglophone and Francophone West Indian Novel

Vera Parham
History – University of Hawaii, Hilo
From Medicine Creek to Daybreak: The Power of Protest in Pacific Northwest Native American History

James D. Rice
History – State University of New York, Plattsburgh
Tales from a Revolution: Bacon’s Rebellion and the Transformation of Colonial America

Maria Rybakova
Classics – San Diego State University
Finding Myself in the Iliad: Simone Weil and Rachel Bespaloff Reading Homer

Resident Fellows – Spring 2010

Hanadi Al-Samman
Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures – University of Virginia
Anxiety of Erasure: Trauma, Authorship, and the Diaspora in Arab Women’s Narrative

Theodore C. DeLaney
History- Washington and Lee University
School Desegregation in Western Virginia and Southern Identity

W. John Green
History – Senior Research Fellow, Council on Hemispheric Affairs, Washington, D.C.
Kill the Messengers: A History of Political Murder in Latin America

Martien Halvorson-Taylor
Religious Studies – University of Virginia
The Pharaoh’s Palace and the Bed of Ahasuerus: Memory, Diaspora and Identity in the Hebrew Bible

Maurie McInnis
Art History – University of Virginia
Slaves Waiting for Sale

Kristin Swenson
Religious Studies – Virginia Commonwealth University
Serpents of Fire and the Winged Cherubim: Biblical Images of the Supernatural