Visting Fellows Archive

Visting Fellows Archive

Visiting Fellows Archive

Linda Alcoff

Linda Alcoff, who received her Ph.D. from Brown University, is a professor in the Philosophy Department at Syracuse University. Alcoff works primarily in continental philosophy, epistemology, feminist theory, and philosophy of race.

Dr. Alcoff was in residence from 1 November to 3 November 2006. She gave a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on 2 November 2006 in the Evans Library, Whitley Suite.


Constant J. Mews

Constant J. Mews, who received his Ph.D. from Oxford University, is the director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Theology at Monash University in Australia. Mews’ research focuses on the cultural, religious, and intellectual history of Europe from the 4th to the 13th centuries, and also on political change in France during the 12th to 14th centuries.

Dr. Mews was in residence from 25 October to 28 October 2006. He gave a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on 26 October 2006 in the Evans Library, Whitley Suite.


Barbie Zelizer

Barbie Zelizer, who received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, is a professor of Communication and holds the Raymond Williams Chair of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. A former journalist, Zelizer’s work focuses on the cultural dimensions of journalism, with a specific interest in journalistic authority, collective memory, and journalistic images in times of crisis and war.

Dr. Zelizer was in residence from 6 February – 10 February 2006. She gave a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on 18 February 2006 in the J. Wayne Stark University Center Galleries.


Phillip Auslander

Phillip Auslander is Professor of Literature, Communication, and Culture at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Dr. Auslander was in residence from 21 February – 25 February 2005. He gave a lecture titled, ” ‘Sound is Enough’: Spectacle, Theatricality, and Rock Music, c. 1967-1969,” on 22 February 2005 in the J. Wayne Stark Galleries.


Lynn Higgins

Higgins, who received her Ph.D. from University of Minnesota, is Professor of French and Italian at Dartmouth University and is the author of New Novel, New Wave, New Politics: Fiction and the Presentation of History in Postwar France (1997) and Screening America (2003). Her current project, “Bertrand Tavernier,” is a study of the French filmmaker and his influence on the art of film.

Dr. Higgins was in residence from 15 November – 19 November 2004. She gave a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on 16 November 2004 in the J. Wayne Stark Galleries.


Aihwa Ong

Aihwa Ong is Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Center for Southeast Asian at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University and is the author of Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline: Factory Women in Malaysia (1987), Flexible Citizenship: The Cultural Logics of Transnationality (1999), and the co-editor of Bewitching Women, Pious Men: Gender and Body Politics in Southeast Asia (1992) and Ungrounded Empires: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Transnationalism (1995). Her forthcoming book is called Buddha in Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, and the New America (University of California Press, Public Anthropology Series). She recently received a MacArthur Foundation fellowship to study risk, sustainability, and citizenship in Asian global cities.

Dr. Ong was in residence from 26 April – 29 April 2004. She gave a lecture titled, “Re-engineering Personality in the New Chinese Economy.”