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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.

Fall Semester

Matthew Garcia
Associate Professor
American Civilization
Project Title: "Nature's Candy: Labor, Protest and Grapes in California, 1940-1980 "

Philip Rosen
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"

Michael Vorenberg
Associate Professor
Project Title: "American by War: The Invention of Citizenship during the American Civil War"

Vazira Zamindar
Assistant Professor
Project Title: "Ruined Histories: Archaeology, Islam and the Making of Gandhara Art in Divided South Asia"

Spring Semester

Elizabeth Bryan
Associate Professor
Project Title: "Vernacular Text Production in Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century England and Spain"

Dana Gooley
Assistant Professor
Project Title: "Sounding Sideways: Improvisational Aesthetics in 19th Century Music"

Timothy Harris
Project Title: "A Cultural History of Prejudice in Early Modern England"

Ethan Pollock
Assistant Professor
Project Title: "Without the Bania We Would Perish: A History of the Russian Bathhouse"


                 Timothy Harris                               Ethan Pollock
 History                                               History