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Program The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress

Current Scholars in Residence

Jane Aikin

Visiting Fellow, 2017, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "America's Greatest Library: An Illustrated Chronology of the Library of Congress."

Emily Baughan

British Research Council Fellow, 2017, University of Sheffield, "Other People's Children: Adoption, Abduction and the Migration of Children in the British World, 1800-2000."

Alda Benjamen

Kluge Fellow, 2018, University of Pennsylvania Museum, "Negotiating the Place of Assyrians in Modern Iraq"

Joel Blecher

Kluge Fellow, 2018, George Washington University, "Profit and Prophecy: Islam and the Spice Trade from Venice to India"

Margot Canaday

ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, 2016, Princeton University, "Pink Precariat: LGBT Workers in the Shadow of Civil Rights, 1945-2000."

Armando Chavez-Rivera

Kluge Fellow, 2018, University of Houston System (UH Victoria), "The Foundational Library of the Cuban Literature: The Domingo del Monte Collection"

Robert Dale

British Research Council Fellow, 2017, Newcastle University, "Rebuilding Socialism: The Reconstruction of the Soviet Union and Its Official Ideology through the Lens of Post-War Published Sources."

Lukas Etter

German Fellowship, 2018, University of Siegen, "‘Word Problems’: Popular and Educational Discourses on Mathematics in the Pre-Civil War United States"

Catharine Franklin

Kluge Fellow, 2017, Texas Tech University, "Soldiers and Indians: The United States Army and Native Sovereignty, 1862-1902."

Alan Gevinson

Kluge Staff Fellow, 2017, Library of Congress
Kluge Center Project: "Assessing Public Television Documentaries about Public Institutions."

Krista Goff

Kluge Fellow, 2017, University of Miami, "Nested Nationalism: Soviet Nationality Politics and Minority Experience."

Catriona Gold

British Research Council Fellow, 2017, University College London
Kluge Center Project: "Epidemic Governance in the Post-Colonial Era: The Political History of Travel Advisories from 1914-2016."

Tahir Hemphill

Harissios Papamarkou Chair in Education, 2018, TH Media, Inc., "Representing Blackness: Media, Technology and Power"
"Archiving the Subjective: pressuring the idea of the library as a neutral space, complicating its role as a public monument and holder of public memory"

Megan Henvey

British Research Council Fellow, 2017, University of York
Kluge Center Project: "Photographs, Antiquarian Works on Ireland and Incunabula at the Library of Congress."

David Isaacs

British Research Council Fellow, 2017, University College London, "Philip Roth's Revisions."

Henry Jenkins

Kluge Chair in Modern Culture, 2018, University of Southern California, "American Children's Media"

Liliya Karimova

Kluge Fellow, 2018, George Washington University, "By the Grace of God: Women, Islam, and Transformation in Russia"

Cathleen Kaveny

Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History, 2018, Boston College Law School,
"Complicities: An Interdisciplinary Approach"

Ivan Krastev

Henry Alfred Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations, 2018,
Centre for Liberal Strategies, "The Crisis of Liberal Order"

Hayang Yumi Kim

David B. Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality, 2017, The Johns Hopkins University
Kluge Center Project: "Managing Madness: Religion, Gender and Care in Japan, 1870s-1920s."

Victoria Langland

ACLS Burkhardt Fellow, 2018, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,
"From Wet Nurses to Milk Banks: A History of Breastfeeding in Brazil."

Seth Masket

Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance, 2018, University of Denver
Kluge Center Project: “The Road Back: Party Activists and the 2020 Presidential Nomination.”

Marvin Overby

Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2018, University of Missouri,"Elections that Echo"

Adam Rothman

Distinguished Visiting Scholar, 2018, Georgetown University, "African-American Voices from Slavery to Freedom"

Adam Sammut

British Research Council Fellow, 2017, University of York, "Sacred Commodities in an Age of Iconoclasm: The Dominican Church in Antwerp, 1566-1648."

Ivan Sigal

Digital Studies Fellow, 2017, Independent Scholar
Kluge Center Project: "Shifting Use Cases of Archives of Conflict and Disaster."

Lucianne Walkowicz

NASA/LC Chair in Astrobiology, 2017, The Adler Planetarium
Kluge Center Project: "Fear of a Green Planet: Inclusive Systems of Thought for Human Exploration of Mars."

Lev Ernst Weitz

Kluge Fellow, 2018, Catholic University of America, "Christians and Muslims in Medieval Egypt: 'Minorities,' Rights, and the State in the Premodern World"

Duncan Yoon

Kluge Fellow, 2017, New York University, "Africa Writes China: Literature and Globalization."

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