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Solidarity Statement

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 see CHCI'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

Practical Reality

 

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

 

CHELSIE MAY

Doctoral Candidate, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations

Watching Whiteness Work?: The Racialization of Jewish Women in Iraq and Israel/Palestine

 

SHARVARI SASTRY

Doctoral Candidate, South Asian Languages & Civilizations and Theater & Performance Studies 

Performances of Posterity: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Performance Preservation in Modern India

 

ANDREW MALILAY WHITE

Doctoral Candidate, Music

The Improvised Text: Bodily Regimes of Piano Improvisation in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

                                                                     

MICHAL ZECHARIAH

Doctoral Candidate, English Language & Literature

Moral Feeling in Early Modern England

 

YIREN ZHENG

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.

DEADLINES

Friday, October 30: Deadline for applying for Franke grants for event funding.

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Chicago, Illinois 60637

 

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franke-humanities@uchicago.edu

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