UIC Institute for the Humanities

recent Institute Fellows' Publications

Sunil Agnani,
Departments of English and History, 2016-2017 Institute for  the Humanities Fellow

Agnani, Sunil.  "Colonial Ressentiment, Enlightenment Thought, and the Impasses of Decolonization." Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 (SEL). SEL 56 (Autumn 2016): 799-821.

Agnani, Sunil. “The Reception of Edmund Burke's Imperial Ideas Relating to India, or Burke, the Brahmin and the Hot-House.”  The Reception of Edmund Burke in Europe,  edited by Peter Jones and Michael Fitzpatrick. London: Bloomsbury Press/Continuum, January 2017.



brian bauer
Brian Bauer,
Department of Anthropology, 1996-1997, 2005-2006 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Bauer, Brian S., and Lucas C. Kellett. "Cultural transformations of the Chanka homeland (andahuaylas, Peru) during the late intermediate period (AD 1000-1400)." Latin American Antiquity 21.1 (2010): 87-111.

Bauer, Brian S, Lucas C. Kellett, Silva M. Ara´oz, Sabine Hyland, Da´vila C. Socualaya, and Espinoza J. Flores. Los Chancas: Investigaciones Arqueolo´gicas En Andahuaylas (apuri´mac, Peru´). Lima: Instituto France´s de Estudios Andinos, 2013. Print.

Catherine Becker,
Department of Art History, 2005-2006 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Becker, Catherine. Shifting Stones, Shaping the Past: Sculpture from the Buddhist Stupas of Andhra Pradesh. Oxford University Press, 2014.

michelle boyd
Michelle Boyd,
Departments of African American Studies and Political Science , 2003-2004 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Boyd, Michelle R. Jim Crow Nostalgia: Reconstructing Race in Bronzeville. U of Minnesota Press, 2008. **Winner, 2009 Best Book Award, American Political Science Association, Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section **Finalist, 2006 President’s Book Award, Social Science History Association

Boyd, Michelle. "The Downside of Racial Uplift: meaning of gentrification in an African American neighborhood." City & Society 17.2 (2005): 265-288.

Christopher Boyer
Christopher Boyer,
Departments of History and Latin American and Latino Studies , 2009-2010 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Boyer, Christopher R., ed. A Land Between Waters: Environmental Histories of Modern Mexico. University of Arizona Press, 2012.

Boyer, Christopher R., Political Landscapes: Forests, Conservation, and Community in Mexico. Duke University Press, 2015.

Nicholas Brown
Nicholas Brown,
Department of English , 2002-2003 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Brown, Nicholas. Utopian Generations: The Political Horizon of Twentieth–Century Literature.  Princeton University Press, 2005.

Joaquín M. Chávez,
Department of History, 2014-2015 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Chávez, Joaquín. "How Did the Civil War in El Salvador End?". The American Historical Review 120.5 (2015): 1784-1797.

Chávez, Joaquín. Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador's Civil War. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Chávez, Joaquín. “Política sin armas y armas sin política: un legado de los Acuerdos de Paz de El Salvador.” LASAFORUM, Winter 2017, Vol XLVIII, Issue I, 7-9.

Mark Chiang,
Department of English, 2005-2006 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Chiang, Mark. The Cultural Capital of Asian American Studies: Autonomy and Representation in the University. NYU Press, 2009.

Ralph Cintron,
Department of English and Latin American Studies, 2013-2014 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Cintron, Ralph & Hariman, Robert (eds). Culture, Catastrophe, + Rhetoric: the Texture of Political Action. Berghahn Books, 2015.

Cintron, Ralph. "From Revolution to Catastrophe." The Thinker on the Stage 1: Belgrade Journal of Media and Communications. 6.7 (2015).

Jonathan Daly,
Department of  History, 2002-2003 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Daly, Jonathan. "The Pleiade: Five Scholars Who Founded Russian Historical Studies in the United States.” Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, Volume 18, Number 4, Fall 2017, pp. 785-826.  


Smita Das
Smita Das,
Department of English, 2012-2013 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Das, Smita. "Subjecting Pleasure Claude McKay’s Narratives of Transracial Desire." Journal of Black Studies 44.7 (2013): 706-724.

Molly Doane,
Department of Anthropology, 2011-2012 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Doane, Molly. "From Community Conservation to the (Lone) Forest Ranger: Accumulation by Conservation in a Mexican Forest." Conservation and Society, 12.3 (2014): 233-244.

Doane, Molly. Stealing Shining Rivers: Agrarian Conflict, Market Logic, and Conservation in a Mexican Forest. University of Arizona Press, 2012.

Doane, Molly. "Orphans in the World System: Maya Coffee Producers in Chiapas, Mexico." Anthropology Now 3.2 (2011): 17-27.

Nina Dubin
Nina Dubin,
Department of Art History, 2007-2008 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Dubin, Nina L. Futures & Ruins: Eighteenth-Century Paris and the Art of Hubert Robert. Getty Publications, 2010.

Anne Eaton
Anne Eaton,
Department of Philosophy, 2008-2009 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Eaton, Anne. “What’s Wrong With the Female Nude? A Feminist Perspective on Art and Pornography” in Art and Pornography:  Philosophical Essays,  edited by Jerrold Levinson and Hans Maes, Oxford University Press, 2012: 277–308.

Malgorzata Fidelis,
Department of History, 2008-2009, 2014-2015 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Fidelis, Malgorzata, Women, Communism, and Industrialization in Postwar Poland. : Cambridge University Press, 2014. Print.

Leon Fink,
Department of History, 2005-2006 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Fink, Leon. Sweatshops at Sea: Governing Labor in a Globalized Industry, 1800-2010. University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

Samuel Fleischacker
Samuel Fleischacker,
Department of Philosophy, 2000-2001, 2006-2007 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Fleischacker, Samuel. Divine Teaching and the Way of the World: A Defense of Revealed Religion. Oxford University Press, 2011.

Heather Grossman
Heather Grossman,
Department of Art History, 2008-2009 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Grossman, Heather, and Alicia Walker. Mechanisms of Exchange: Transmission in Medieval Art and Architecture of the Mediterranean, Ca. 1000-1500. Brill, 2013.

Rachel H
Rachel Havrelock,
Department of English, 2006-2007 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Havrelock, Rachel. River Jordan: The mythology of a dividing line. University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Havrelock, Rachel. "The Ancient Past that Oil Built," The Bible & Critical Theory 11.2 (2015): 51-60.

Rosilie Hernandez
Rosilie Hernandez,
Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies, 2014-2015 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Hernandez, Rosilie. "Friends in High Places: The Correspondence of Felipe IV and Sor Maria de Agreda." Perspectives on Early Modern Women in Iberia and the Americas: Studies in Law, Society, Art and Literature in Honor of Anne J. Cruz" (2015): 422-442.

Cedric Johnson,
Department of African-American Studies and Political Science, 2013-2014 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Johnson, Cedric. "Between Revolution and the Racial Ghetto: Harold Cruse and Harry Haywood Debate Class Struggle and the 'Negro Question' 1962-8", Historical Materialism 24.1 (2016): 1-39.

Helen Jun,
Department of English and African-American Studies, 2005-2006 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Jun, Helen Heran. Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-emancipation to Neoliberal America. NYU Press, 2011.

Anna Kornbluh
Anna Kornbluh,
Department of English,  2009-2010 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Kornbluh, Anna. Realizing Capital: Financial and Psychic Economies in Victorian Form. Oxford University Press, 2013.

Rama MantenaRama Mantena, Department of History,  2010-2011 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Mantena, Rama. “The Andhra Movement, Hyderabad State and the Origins of the Telangana Demand: Public Life And Political Discourse in South India, 1900-1956,”  India Review 13, 4 (2014).

Mantena, Rama Sundari. "Vernacular Publics and Political Modernity: Language and Progress in Colonial South India," Modern Asian Studies. 47.5 (2013): 1678-1705.

Mantena, Rama Sundari. The Origins of Modern Historiography in India: Antiquarianism and Philology, 1780-1880. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Steven Marsh
Steven Marsh,
Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies, 2010-2011 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Marsh, Steven. (ed) "Untimely Materialities: Spanish Film and Spectrality". Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies. 15.3 (2014).

Andrew McFarland
Andrew McFarland,
Department of Political Science, 1986-1987,  2007-2008 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

McFarland, Andrew S. Boycotts and Dixie Chicks: Creative Political Participation at Home and Abroad. Paradigm Pub, 2010.

Micheletti, Michele, and Andrew S. McFarland. Creative Participation: Responsibility-taking in the Political World. Stockholm University, Sweden, 2010.

Colleen McQuillen
Colleen McQuillen,
Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages,  2010-2011 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

McQuillen, Colleen. The Modernist Masquerade: Stylizing Life, Literature, and Costumes in Russia. University of Wisconsin Pres, 2013.

McQuillen, Colleen. “From The Fairground Booth to Futurism: The Sartorial and Material Estrangement of Masquerade.” The Russian Review. Issue 71.3 (July 2012). 413-435.

McQuillen, Colleen. "Artists' Balls and Conceptual Costumes at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, 1885-1909." Fashion Theory. 16.1 (2012): 29-48.

virginia miller
Virginia Miller,
Department of Art History,  2004-2005 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Miller, Virginia. Textile designs in the Sculptured Facades of Northern Maya Architecture: Women’s Production, Cloth, Tribute, and Political Power (junior author with Jeff K. Kowalski). Ancient America, Special Publication No. 1, Sacred Bindings of the Cosmos: Ritual Acts of Bundling and Wrapping in Ancient Mesoamerica (2006), ed. Julia Guernsey and F. Kent Reilly III:145-174.

Miller, Virginia. Skeletons, Skulls, and Bones in the Art of Chichén Itzá. In New Perspectives on Human Sacrifice and Ritual Body Treatments in Ancient Maya Society, edited by Vera Tiesler and Andrea Cucina, pp. 165-189. Springer, New York, 2007.

Nasser Mufti,
Department of English, 2015-2016 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Mufti, Nasser. Civilizing War: Imperial Politics and the Poetics of National Rupture. Northwestern University Press. 2017.

Joel palka
Joel Palka,
Departments of Anthropology and Latin-American Studies  2000-2001, 2011-2012 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Palka, Joel W. Maya Pilgrimage to Ritual Landscapes: Insights from Archaeology, History, and Ethnography. UNM Press, 2014.

Anne Parsons
Anne E. Parsons,
Department of History  2011-2012,  Institute for the Humanities Dissertation Fellow

Parsons, Anne E. “From Asylum to Prison: The Story of Lincoln, Illinois,” Journal of Illinois History 15 (Winter 2011 [2012]).

Parsons, Anne E. “When the Erotic Becomes Illicit: Struggles over Displaying Queer History at a Mainstream Museum,” co-authored with Jill Austin, Jennifer Brier, and Jessica Herczeg-Konecny, Radical History Review 113 (Spring 2012).

Kim Potowski,
Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies,  2013-2014,  Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Potowski, Kim. IntraLatino Language and Identity: MexiRican Spanish. John Benjamins Publishing Company [IMPACT: Studies in Language and Society, 43]  2016.

Potowski, Kim. "Ethnolinguistic Identities and Ideologies among Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and "MexiRicans" in Chicago." A Sociolinguistics of Diaspora: Latino Practices, Identities, and Ideologies. Ed. Rosina Márquez-Reiter and Luisa Martín Rojo. Routledge, 2015. Print.

Christina Pugh
Christina Pugh,
Department of English,  2007-2008,  Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Pugh, Christina. Grains of the Voice: Poems. Northwestern University Press, 2013.

Pugh, Christina. "On Sonnet Thought." Literary Imagination, v.12: no. 3 (2010), 356-364.

Robin Reames,
Department of English, 2015-2016, Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Reames, Robin.  Seeming and Being in Plato’s Rhetorical Theory. University of Chicago Press, 2018.

Ruth Emily Rosenberg,
Department of Theater and Music,  2011-2012,  Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Rosenberg, Ruth. Music, Travel, and Imperial Encounter in 19th-Century France: Musical Apprehensions. Routledge, 2014.

Rosenberg, Ruth.  “Prosper Mérimée’s Improvisatrice: The Voice of Corsican Lament in Colomba.”  Nineteenth-Century French Studies, 42: 3-4 (2014): 176-189.

Margarita Saona
Margarita Saona,
Department of French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese,  1999-2000, 2007-2008  Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Saona, Margarita. Memory Matters in Transitional Peru. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Kevin Schultz
Kevin Schultz,
Department of History,  1999-2000, 2008-2009  Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Schultz, Kevin M. Tri-faith America: How Catholics and Jews Held Postwar America to Its Protestant Promise. Oxford University Press, 2011.

Sally Sedgwick
Sally Sedgwick,
Department of Philosophy,  2004-2005, 2011-2012  Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Sedgwick, Sally. Hegel's Critique of Kant: From Dichotomy to Identity. Oxford University Press, 2012. 
Sedgwick, Sally. "Our All-too-Human Hegelian Agency." The Palgrave Handbook of German Idealism. Ed. Matthew C. Altman. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 648-64. Print.
Sedgwick, Sally. "Philosophy of History." The Oxford Handbook of German Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century. Ed. Michael N. Forster and Kristine Gjesdal. Corby: Oxford UP, 2015. Print.

Sally Sedgwick
Jeff Sklansky,
Department of History,  2012-2013 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Jeffrey Sklansky, Sovereign of the Market: The Money Question in Early America (University of Chicago Press, 2017).

Salome Aguirela Skvirsky,
Cinema and Media Studies Department, 2014-2015 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

“Las cargas de la representación: Notas sobre la raza y la representacíon en el cine latinoamericano [The Burdens of  Representation: Notes on Race and Representation in Latin American  Cinema]”

It will be published in:  Afinoguénova, Eugenia, Samuel Amago and Kathryn Everly (eds.) Vademécum del cine iberoamericano: Métodos y teorías: an inaugural issue of a new series Vademécum de Hispanófila. Hispanófila 177, Spring 2016.

Sandy Sufian,
Departments of Medical Education and Disability and Human Development,  2012-2013  Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Sufian, S. "As Long as Parents Can Accept Them: Medical Disclosure, Risk, and Disability in Twentieth-Century American Adoption Practice." Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 91 no. 1, 2017, pp. 94-124.

Sufian, Sandy. "Compounded Anxieties: Adoptive Family Building and the Role of Disability in Adoption IQ Studies." The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 7.3 (2014): 398-429.

Daniel Sutherland,
Department of Philosophy, 2001-2002, 2013-2014  Institute for the Humanities Fellow

“Kant on Construction and Composition of Motion in the Phoronomy,” special supplement to the Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 44 (5-6) 2014, 686-718.

Alfred Thomas
Alfred Thomas,
Departments of Germanic Studies and English,  2007-2008  Institute for the Humanities Fellow

----- Prague Palimpsest: Writing, Memory, and the City. University of Chicago Press, 2010

----- Shakespeare, Dissent, and the Cold War. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

Javier Villa-Flores
Javier Villa-Flores,
Department of Latin-American and Latino Studies,  2002-2003, 2012-2013  Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Villa-Flores, Javier, and Sonya Lipsett-Rivera, eds. Emotions and Daily Life in Colonial Mexico. UNM Press, 2014.

Villa-Flores, Javier & Aguierre, Carlos, eds. From the Ashes of History. Loss and Recovery of Archives and Libraries in Modern Latin America. A Contracorriente, 2015.

Yue Zhang
Yue Zhang,
Department of Political Science,  2012-2013 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Zhang, Yue. The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris. , 2013. Print

Zhang, Yue. "Governing Art Districts: State Control and Cultural Production in Contemporary China." The China Quarterly 219 (2014): 827-848.

Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska,
Department of History,  2005-2006 Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Ina. Managing the Body: Beauty, Health, and Fitness in Britain, 1880-1939. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Ariela Zycherman, Post-Doctoral Fellow 2013-2014

Zycherman, Ariela. "Public and private dimensions of a birthday party: Politics, economics, and food in an Amazonian community." Food and Foodways, 24:3-4, 153-172.

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