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  • Past Meetings and Events - 1999 - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    User Name Password Forgot your password Past Meetings and Events 1999 December 1999 December 8 1999 1829th Stated Meeting Cambridge The New Brain Science and Early Childhood Howard Gardner November 1999 November 10 1999 1828th Stated Meeting Cambridge Imaging the Neural Correlates of Consciousness November 6 1999 1827th Stated Meeting La Jolla California Immigration Proposition 187 Five Years Later Ruth S Adams Frank D Bean Leo R Chavez and Min Zhou October 1999 October 23 1999 1826th Stated Meeting Chicago Gut Reactions How Caterpillars Eat Plants May Berenbaum October 14 15 1999 Conference Chicago Terrorism and Business October 2 1999 1825th Stated Meeting Cambridge National Induction Ceremony May 1999 May 12 1999 1824th Stated Meeting Annual Meeting Cambridge An Evening of Poetry Galway Kinnell Rosanna Warren and Gerald Holton April 1999 April 14 1999 1823rd Stated Meeting Cambridge Managing in the New Global Capital Market Lawrence Summers March 1999 March 31 1999 1822nd Stated Meeting Research Triangle Park How to Organize a Rich and Successful Group Jared Diamond March 20 1999 1821st Stated Meeting The Impeachment A Review Location Western Center Jesse H Choper Vikram D Amar Nelson W Polsby and Deborah L Rohde March 10 1999 1820th Stated Meeting

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  • Past Meetings and Events - 1998 - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Past Meetings and Events 1998 December 1998 December 9 1998 1817th Stated Meeting Cambridge The Responsibility of the Scientist John C Polanyi November 1998 November 14 1998 1816th Stated Meeting A Day at the Getty Center Location Western Center Michael Palladino and John Walsh November 11 1998 1815th Stated Meeting Cambridge The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Writer Aharon Applefeld and Leslie Epstein October 1998 October 31 1998 1814th Stated Meeting Free Speech at the End of the Century Location Midwest Center Lee C Bollinger and Robyn Meredith October 3 1998 1813th Stated Meeting Cambridge National Induction Ceremony May 1998 May 13 1998 1812th Stated Meeting Cambridge The Art of Making Places Robert Campbell and Nathan Glazer May 9 1998 1811th Stated Meeting Los Angeles Censorship and Silencing Practices of Cultural Regulation Robert C Post and Kenneth L Carst April 1998 April 8 1998 1810th Stated Meeting Cambridge Composed Just Not Written On Mozart s Creative Process Christoph Wolff and Jaroslav Pelikan March 1998 March 11 1998 1809th Stated Meeting Cambridge What Can Be A Scientific Object Reflections on Monsters

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  • Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    in residence the Fellow will work with senior scholars and policy experts on critical international issues related to the governance of nuclear weapons the formulation of strategies to contain security threats from failed and fragile states the establishment of regional dialogues on security among others For more information on current Academy projects related to Global Security and International Affairs please click here The overall objectives of the Policy Fellowship are To provide a setting and resources for an early career professional to develop expertise on issues of international security development and global affairs To increase the cadre of young professionals who are engaged in substantive discussion of important topics related to international affairs and public policy To increase the capacity of the Academy to pursue projects and studies in these fields Fellowship Eligibility Applicants must have a Ph D in a relevant field International Relations International Security Political Science and International Development or a MA Degree in one of these subjects and at least 5 years of experience working in these fields Strong writing and organizational skills are required Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship About the Academy Founded in 1780 the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems The Academy s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines the arts business and public affairs With a current membership of more than 5 000 elected members the Academy has four major goals Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings conferences and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern Mentoring a new generation

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  • Current Visiting Scholars (2015–2016) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Current Visiting Scholars 2015 2016 Joy Marie Lisi Rankin History of Science Post Doc Doctoral degree History Yale University Current affiliation PhD Candidate Yale University Project title Becoming Digital How 1960s Users Created the Computing Age Merve Gul Emre Literature Post Doc Doctoral degree English Yale University Current affiliation PhD Candidate Yale University Project title Paraliterary Institutions Katherine Marie Marino History Junior Faculty Doctoral degree American History Stanford University Current affiliation Assistant Professor Departments of History and Women s Gender and Sexuality Ohio State University Project title La Vanguardia Feminista Pan American Feminism and the Rise of International Women s Rights 1915 1946 Rachel Ann Wise Literature Post Doc Doctoral degree American Literature University of Texas Austin Current affiliation Presidential Excellence Postdoctoral Fellow University of Texas Austin Project title Losing Appalachia Literature Material Culture and the Fate of Regional Writing Lukas Rieppel History of Science Junior Faculty Doctoral degree History of Science Harvard University Current affiliation Assistant Professor of History Brown University Project title Assembling the Dinosaur Science Museums and American Capitalism 1870 1930 Rachel M Guberman History Post Doc Doctoral degree History University of Pennsylvania Current affiliation PhD Candidate University of Pennsylvania Project title The Real Silent Majority Denver and the Realignment of American Politics after the Sixties Les Beldo Anthropology Post Doc Doctoral degree Comparative Human Development University of Chicago Current affiliation Part Time Lecturer University of Chicago Project title Makah Whaling An Ethnography of Conflict Emily Alyssa Owens History Post Doc Doctoral degree African American Studies Harvard University Current affiliation PhD Candidate Teaching Fellow African and African American Studies Harvard University Project title Fantasies of Consent Black Women s Sexual Labor in 19th Century New Orleans Back to Visiting Scholars Program Program News American Bar Foundation Names Ajay

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  • Past Visiting Scholars (2014–2015) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Gram Affiliation during Fellowship Year Ph D Harvard University M A Harvard University B A Columbia University Matters of State American Literature in the Civil Rights Era Matters of State is the first broad literary history of the American civil rights revolution Its central claim is that midcentury American writers engaged with that revolution by turning their attention to matters of juridical citizenship how the state ought to relate to its subjects and what binds together those subjects as members of a political community Beyond this project I have interests in media studies and in human centered design Emily Remus Affiliation during Fellowship Year Ph D University of Chicago M A University of Chicago B A Swarthmore College Consumers Metropolis How Monied Women Purchased Pleasure and Power in the New Downtown examines the incorporation of monied women into commercial public life The site is Chicago at the turn of the twentieth century when the city rising like a phoenix after the great fire became a center of debate over capitalist urbanism The project explores the new practices of public consumption that ladies pursued on the streets of the city s expanding retail district and in the restaurants hotels department stores and theaters built by entrepreneurs who invited their patronage It also brings to light the conflict evoked by ladies public presence as reformers city officials and men of business responded to ladies conspicuous new habits of consuming in an urban public sphere that had once been the preserve of men At stake the project demonstrates were competing visions of urban commerce the place of women and the cultural legitimacy of new forms of consumption In probing these conflicts Consumers Metropolis illuminates how gender shaped the creation of a moral ethos and built environment that sustained the rise of American consumer capitalism Robin Scheffler Affiliation during Fellowship Year Ph D Yale University M Phil Cambridge University B A University of Chicago Cancer Viruses and the Construction of Biomedicine in the United States The path of cancer viruses through the twentieth century connects public health and vaccination to molecular biology and biotechnology Cancer viruses are thus useful objects to follow in order to understand many questions associated with the evolution of biomedicine and American society Why do particular diseases become public problems while others do not Who has authority to direct disease research What relationships have been drawn between biological research and therapies for human disease How has biomedical research helped shape our understanding of the relative roles of philanthropy government and private enterprise in advancing human welfare Claire Seiler Affiliation during Fellowship Year Assistant Professor of English Dickinson College Ph D Stanford University M Phil Trinity College Dublin B A Middlebury College Midcentury Suspension The project fuses formal analyses of a range of texts original research in mid twentieth century print and public culture and the keywords tradition of Raymond Williams to create a new account of imaginative literature of the decade after World War II While literary scholars still tend

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  • Past Visiting Scholars (2013–2014) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    trends Current Affiliation Assistant Professor of English Bronx Community College Heather Houser Affiliation during Fellowship Year Assistant Professor of English University of Texas Austin Ph D Stanford University B A Reed College Is Seeing Knowing How Environmental Media Describe My study addresses how recent artists adapt representational techniques from the empirical sciences in order to manage proliferating information about environmental threats My cross media project enriches understanding of environmental aesthetics and establishes that cultural form in particular description is essential to how creative works produce knowledge Current Affiliation Assistant Professor of English University of Texas Austin Ju Yon Kim Affiliation during Fellowship Year Assistant Professor Harvard University PhD Stanford University B A Yale University Suspect Audiences and the Spaces of Asian American Theater This project investigates how theater as both a mode of social interaction and a distinct cultural form has rechanneled persistent suspicions of Asian duplicity in the United States into a critique of those assessing Asian American performances I trace how the pressures of suspicion compel formal innovations in Asian American theater that redefine what it means to be suspect Current Affiliation Assistant Professor of English Harvard University Gretchen Purser Affiliation during Fellowship Year Assistant Professor Maxwell School Syracuse University Ph D University of California Berkeley B A Smith College Labor On Demand Dispatching the Urban Poor Drawing upon extensive interviews corporate analysis and nearly three years of participant observation working as a day laborer amidst a predominantly homeless formerly incarcerated African American workforce in the inner cities of Oakland and Baltimore this project analyzes the role of the day labor business in the degradation of work the restructuring of labor markets and the reproduction of urban poverty Current Affiliation Assistant Professor of Sociology Maxwell School Syracuse University Crystal Sanders Affiliation during Fellowship Year Assistant Professor of History

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  • Past Visiting Scholars (2012–2013) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    the history of the specialist scientific journal and its role in reflecting and shaping ideas about the scientific community Current Affiliation Lecturer in History of Science Harvard University Hillary Chute Affiliation during Fellowship Year Neubauer Family Assistant Professor University of Chicago Ph D Rutgers University B A Oberlin College Disaster is My Muse Visual Witnessing Comics and Documentary Form An examination of how the comics medium with its ability to defamiliarize received images of history and yet render them broadly accessible functions as a documentary form paying particular attention to genre establishing figures such as Art Spiegelman Joe Sacco and Keiji Nakazawa and to historical antecedents Current Affiliation Neubauer Family Assistant Professor University of Chicago Matthew Karp Affiliation during Fellowship Year Ph D University of Pennsylvania B A Amherst College The Foreign Policy of Slavery 1833 1865 An exploration of how Southern slaveholders shaped U S foreign relations in the Civil War era challenging the familiar portrait of Southern elites as states rights conservatives and illuminating the ways that slaveholders confidently enlisted the power of the federal government to achieve their own version of nineteenth century modernity through territorial expansion bold military reforms and diplomatic ties with fellow bound labor regimes throughout the hemisphere Current Affiliation Assistant Professor of History Princeton University Christopher P Loss Affiliation during Fellowship Year Assistant Professor Vanderbilt University Ph D University of Virginia M A University of Virginia B A Pennsylvania State University Front and Center Academic Expertise and its Challengers in the Post 1945 United States An examination of the emergence and impact of interdisciplinary research centers on American universities politics and society since World War II Current Affiliation Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education Vanderbilt University Nikki Skillman Affiliation during Fellowship Year Ph D Harvard University B A Brown University The

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  • Past Visiting Scholars (2011–2012) - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Affiliation Assistant Professor of African African American Studies Univeristy of Arkansas Daniel Geary Affiliation during Fellowship Year Lecturer in United States History Trinity College Dublin Ph D University of California Berkeley M A University of California Berkeley B A University of Virginia Tangled Ideologies The Moynihan Report Controversy A history of the Moynihan Report controversy demonstrating that the controversy revolved not only around competing notions of race but also around emerging ideas about feminism and changing attitudes about the Cold War the federal government and middle class values Current Affiliation Mark Pigott Lecturer in U S History Trinity College Dublin Chin Jou Affiliation during Fellowship Year Ph D Princeton University M A Princeton University B A Cornell University Fat and Poor A History of Obesity Poverty and Government Food Programs A study of the class dimensions of obesity and the complicated history of the government s role in the obesity epidemic including three case studies that indicate the unintended consequences of federal food policy Current Affiliation Lecturer in History of Science Harvard University Melissa Milewski Affiliation during Fellowship Year Ph D New York University M A Brigham Young University B A Stanford University From Slave to Litigant African Americans in Court in the Post War South An examination of civil cases involving African Americans in state courts from the end of the Civil War through the worst decades of the Jim Crow years focusing African Americans ability to access civil courts providing a better understanding of the strengths and limitations of the American legal system Current Affiliation ACLS New Faculty Fellow in History Columbia University Matthew Rubery Affiliation during Fellowship Year Lecturer in Nineteenth Century Literature Queen Mary University of London Ph D Harvard University M A University of Colorado Boulder B A University of Texas at Austin The Untold

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