Oakley Center Fellows (2011-2012)
Full Year Fellows
- Devyn Spence Benson, History and Africana Studies, "Not Blacks, but Citizens! Race and Revolutoin in Cuba"
- Sara Dubow, History, “From Conscience Clauses to Conscience Wars: The Politics of Refusal, 1973-2012”
- Jeremy King, History, Mt Holyoke College; "Who Is Who? Separate but Equal in Imperial Austria"
- Benjamin Rubin, Classics, "Emodiments of Empire: Personifications in Achaemenid Art"
- Vincent Schleitwiler, English “In the Place of the ‘Black Pacific’: Love and Letters Along the Color Line”
- Lisa Saltzman, Professor of Art History, Bryn Mawr College; Clark-Oakley Fellow; “Daguerrotypes: Fugitive Subjects, COntemporary Objects”
- John Chandler (Senior Fellow), President Emeritus, Williams College. Professor Chandler is working on a book on the theory of leadership.
- Francis Oakley (Senior Fellow), President Emeritus and Edward Dorr Griffin Professor of the History of Ideas, Emeritus, Williams College. Professor Oakley is currently working on a reinterpretation of the history of political thought from late antiquity to the mid-seventeenth century; the three volume series is titled: "The Emergence of Western Political Thought in the Latin Middle Ages". Yale University Press published volume one in 2010 with the title: "Empty Bottles of Gentilism: Kingship and the Divine in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (to 1050)." The second volume is scheduled for release in 2012 under the title: "The Mortgage of the Past: Reshaping the Ancient Political Inheritance (1050-1300)." The third volume, which he is currently writing, will bear the title: "The Watershed of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)."
Fall 2012 Fellows
- Justin Crowe, Political Science, ”Police Powers and Partial Progressivism: The Supreme Court adn Vice Regulation, 1890-1930"
- Olga Shevchenko, Sociology, "Seeing Socialism; Family ALbums and the Memory of the Soviet Project"
- Jenny Tang ’13, Art History; Ruchman Student Fellow, “Algerian War Memorials in France" Le Boulet Algerien and Rememberance of a Contested Past”
Spring 2013 Fellows
- Cheng Chai Chiang ’13, English; Ruchman Student Fellow, “'Temporal Drag': Inhabiting Lost Times and Comic Re-dress in Tom Stoppard's Arcadia and The Invention of Love"
Mary Roberts (U Sydney, Clark-Oakley Humanities Fellow) and Liz McGowan (Williams Coll., Oakley Fellow) at end-of-year lunch, May 2010. More photos of Fellow events here
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