The Franke Institute for the Humanities has worked with the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes to draft a statement of solidarity with Black Lives Matter and related movements around the world. We post it here on behalf of CHCI and as a declaration of the Institute’s own values and commitments: Solidarity Statement.
For more on the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes and this statement, please seeCHCI's website.
The Franke Fellows, 2020-21
On behalf of the Franke Institute Governing Board, we are pleased to announce the eight Franke Faculty Fellows and one Affiliated Faculty Fellow as well as the five Franke Dissertation Completion Fellows for the 2020-21 academic year.
Franke Faculty Fellows
MICHELE FRIEDNER Assistant Professor, Comparative Human Development
Becoming Normal: Cochlear Implants. (Re)distribution and Rehabilitation in India
ANASTASIA GIANNAKIDOU Professor, Linguistics
Bilingualism and communities of accent: Greek-English Bilinguals in Chicago
MATTHIAS HAASE Assistant Professor, Philosophy
FLORIAN KLINGER Associate Professor, Germanic Studies
The Act of Life
W.J.T. MITCHELL Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor, English Language & Literature, Art History, and Visual Arts
Seeing Through Madness
KENNETH WARREN Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor, English Language & Literature
From Representation to Expression: A Brief Episode in the History of the Novel
PETER WHITE Herman C. Bernick Family Professor, Classics
Narrative in the Confessions of St. Augustine
LAWRENCE ZBIKOWSKI Professor, Music
The Nature of Musical Thought
Affiliated Faculty Fellow
JENNIFER IVERSON Associate Professor, Music
Porous Instruments: Circulation and Exchange in Electronic Sound
Franke Dissertation Completion Fellows
Doctoral Candidate, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
Watching Whiteness Work?: The Racialization of Jewish Women in Iraq and Israel/Palestine
Doctoral Candidate, South Asian Languages & Civilizations and Theater & Performance Studies
Performances of Posterity: Theatre, Archives and Cultural Regulation in Modern India
ANDREW MALILAY WHITE
Doctoral Candidate, Music
The Improvised Text: Bodily Regimes of Piano Improvisation in the Mid-Nineteenth Century
Doctoral Candidate, English Language & Literature
Moral Feeling in Early Modern England
Doctoral Candidate, East Asian Languages & Civilizations
Sounding Off: Unusual Voices and the Problem of Speech in Seventeenth-Century Chinese Literature
The 2018-19 Annual Review
The Franke’s Annual Review newsletter for 2018-19 is available to view and download on the Newsletters page.
Friday, February 5: Deadline for applying for Franke grants for event funding.