Fellowship Public Talks 2018

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Get to Know Our Fellows: Four Questions with Adrian Stegovec

1. Tell us a bit about the project you are working on at UCHI.   A sentence like “She introduced you to me”, where the pronouns “you” and “me” co-occur, isn’t that easy to form in many languages. In fact, in some languages it is downright impossible for certain pronouns to co-occur in a sentence. This […]

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Get to Know Our Fellows: Four Questions with Amy Sopcak-Joseph

Tell us a bit about the project you are working on at UCHI. I will finish drafting and editing my dissertation, “Fashioning American Women: Godey’s Lady’s Book, Female Consumers, and Nineteenth-Century Periodical Publishing.”  The title “Lady’s Book” is misleading – it was actually a monthly magazine published in Philadelphia.  At its peak popularity, it combined […]

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Get to Know Our Fellows: Four Questions with Aimee Loiselle

  1. Tell us a bit about the project you are working on at UCHI. My scholarship focuses on working women in relation to gender, race, and popular culture and the modern U.S. as a hub for global labor and capital.  In my current project, I argue that U.S. colonial experimentation with the labor of […]

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Get to Know Our Fellows: Four Questions with Katherine Grandjean

1.         Tell us a bit about the project you are working on at UCHI. I’m working on a book that explores the violent legacies of the American Revolution, especially in the south. It follows the lives of two brothers from North Carolina, who experienced some of the worst violence of the war […]

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Get to Know Our Fellows: Four Questions with Jonathan Robins

  1. Tell us a bit about the project you are working on at UCHI. I’m working on a book exploring the global history of the oil palm tree and its main product, palm oil. Palm oil is probably the most controversial agricultural product being produced today: promoters see it as a sustainable way to […]

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Get to Know Our Fellows: Four Questions with Katherine R. Jewell

  1. Tell us a bit about the project you are working on at UCHI. I’m working on a history of college radio since the 1960s. While on first glance this might seem like a straightforward topic, it actually is quite complex. Historians of radio and media have demonstrated how the interplay of regulation, technology, […]

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