20, No. 13, Feb. 1, 2001
I PRH Fellowship Awards announced
The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities announced the selection
of faculty members and graduate student Fellowship Awards for the academic
year 2001-02. The IPRH theme for the coming year is "The Means
Faculty fellows and their projects:
- Richard Burkhardt, history, "Reproducing in Captivity."
- Moon-Kie Jung, sociology, "Eugenics, Reproduction, and Women
of Asian Origin in Interwar Hawaii."
- David OBrien, art history, "Colonial Reproduction:
Orientalism in Nineteenth-Century French Painting and Photography."
- Leslie J. Reagan, history, "Ambiguous Motherhood: The Impact
and Investigation of Miscarriage in Twentieth-Century America."
- Simona Sawhney, comparative literature, "The Path of Work:
Sanskrit Literature and Modernity."
- Lawrence Schehr, French, "Gay Reproduction."
fellows and their projects:
- Ruth L. Fairbanks, history, "Pregnant Workers: Womens
Jobs, Womens Bodies, Welfare and Equality, 1940-1993."
- Stacey A. Jocoy, musicology, "Decoding Musical Resistance:
Popular Music of Englands Civil Wars and Commonwealth.
- Elizabeth Klett, English, "Re-producing Shakespeare, Engendering
Anxiety: Contemporary Womens Performances of Male Shakespearean
- Jesook Song, anthropology, "South Korean Productive
Welfarism 1997-2000: The Reproduction of Heteronormative Familism."
The IPRH was established in 1997 to promote interdisciplinary study
in the humanities, arts, and social sciences at the Urbana-Champaign
campus. In its first four years of operation, the IPRH has awarded 25
faculty fellowships: eight to junior faculty, nine to recently tenured
faculty, and eight to senior faculty. They also have awarded 19 fellowships
to graduate students.
about the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and its activities
can be found at www.iprh.uiuc.edu.