Faculty Book Manuscript Workshops: Award Recipients, 2008 - present


Frances Hasso, Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies
Calculating Life and Death: Reproduction, Infant Mortality, and Eugenics in Twentieth-Century Palestine

Evan Hepler-Smith, History
Compound Words: Chemists, Information, and the Synthetic World

William Johnson, Classical Studies
Cultures of Reading in the Ancient Mediterranean World: Jews, Christians, Greeks, Romans, and Others

Harris Solomon, Cultural Anthropology
Moving Life: Traffic, Trauma, and Vital Mobility in Mumbai

Sarah Wilbur, Dance
Funding Bodies: Five Decades of Dance “Making” at the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts (1965-2016)


Samuel Fury Childs Daly, African & African American Studies
A History of the Republic of Biafra: Law, Crime, and the Nigerian Civil War, Cambridge UP, 2020

Martin Eisner, Romance Studies
Dante and the Afterlife of the Book: How History Reveals Form

Alicia Jiménez, Classical Studies
Mimesis, Transmission, Power: An Archaeology of the Double

Anna Krylova, History
Human Actor, Agency, and Historical Analysis in the Twenty-First Century


Gunther Peck, History and Public Policy*
Race Traffic: Historicizing the Origins of White Racial Victimhood, 1660-1860

*workshop funded by Department of History and Sanford School, organized by the FHI


Christine Folch, Cultural Anthropology
Hydropolitics: The Itaipú Dam, Sovereignty, and the Engineering of Modern South America, Princeton University Press, 2019

Jessica Namakkal, International Comparative Studies
Minor Borders: The Making of Global France and India


Nicole Barnes, History
Intimate Communities: Wartime Healthcare and the Birth of Modern China, 1937-1945, University of California Press, 2018

Gustavo Furtado, Romance Studies
Documentary Filmmaking in Contemporary Brazil: Cinematic Archives of the Present, Oxford University Press, 2018

Bradley Rogers, Theater Studies
The Song Is You: Musical Theatre and the Politics of Bursting into Song and Dance, Iowa University Press, 2020


J. Kameron Carter, Divinity (now at Indiana University)
The Color of Sovereignty: Poetic Blackness in the Wake of Political Theology

James Chappel, History
Catholic Modern: The Challenge of Totalitarianism and the Remaking of the Church, Harvard University Press, 2018

Laurent Dubois, History / Romance Studies (Special Project: Translation)
Critique of Black Reason, Achille Mbembe, Duke University Press, 2017

Toril Moi, Literature / Romance Studies / English / Philosophy / Theater Studies
Revolution of the Ordinary: Literary Studies after Wittgenstein, Austin, and Cavell, University of Chicago Press, 2017

Jeanne Moskal, English & Comparative Literature, UNC Chapel Hill (UNC IAH collaboration)
Jane Eyre Rivers: Women Missionaries and the Novel in the Age of Fundamentalism

Jocelyn Olcott, History
International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History, Oxford University Press, 2017

Aarthi Vadde, English
Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914–2016, Columbia University Press, 2016


Lamonte Aidoo, Romance Studies (Book Completion Fellowship)
Slavery Unseen: Sex, Power, and Violence in Brazilian History, Duke University Press, 2018

John French, History / African & African American Studies
Lula's Politics of Cunning: From Metal Worker to President of Brazil, University of North Carolina Press, 2020

Erdağ Göknar, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Reading Occupied Istanbul: Turkish Subject-Formation from Historical Trauma to Literary Trope

Mona Hassan, Religious Studies / History
Longing for the Lost Caliphate: A Transregional History, Princeton University Press, 2017

Kathy A. Psomiades, English (Book Completion Fellowship)
Primitive Marriage: Victorian Anthropology, The Novel, and the Erotics of Social Theory

Sumathi Ramaswamy, History (Special Project: Digital)
Going Global in Mughal India: A Digital Muraqqa, Digital Project, 2014

Robyn Wiegman, Literature (Special Project: Collaboration)
Queer Theory without Anti-Normativity, a special issue of differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, May 2015


N. Katherine Hayles, Literature (Special Project: Digital)
How We Think: A Digital Companion, Digital Project, 2014

Nayoung Aimee Kwon, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Intimate Empire: Collaboration and Colonial Modernity in Korea and Japan, Duke University Press, 2015

Kimberly Lamm, Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies
Addressing the Other Woman: Textual Correspondences in Feminist Art & Writing, Manchester University Press, 2018

Priscilla Layne, Germanic & Slavic Languages & Literatures, UNC Chapel Hill (UNC IAH collaboration)
White Rebels in Black: German Appropriation of Black Popular Culture, University of Michigan Press, 2018

Louise Meintjes, Music & Cultural Anthropology (Book Completion Fellowship)
Dust of the Zulu: Ngoma Aesthetics after Apartheid, Duke Univeristy Press, 2017

Mark Olson, Art, Art History & Visual Studies (Book Completion Fellowship)
Machinic Medicine: Robotic Mediations of Surgical Practice and Emergent Techno-Politics of Care

José María Rodríguez García, Romance Studies (Special Project: Translation)
From Revolution to Revelation: Maria Zambrano's Philosophy and Poetry (Filosofia y Poesía [1939])


Martin Eisner, Romance Studies
Boccaccio and the Invention of Italian Literature: Dante, Petrarch, Cavalcanti, and the Authority of the Vernacular, Cambridge University Press, 2013

Fredric Jameson, Literature (Book Completion Fellowship)
The Antinomies of Realism, Verso, 2013

Andrew Janiak, Philosophy (Special Project: Collaboration)
Space: A History, Oxford University Press, forthcoming December 2019

M. Michelle Robinson, American Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill (UNC IAH collaboration)
Dreams for Dead Bodies: Blackness, Labor, and the Corpus of American Detective Fiction, University of Michigan Press, 2016

Anne-Gaëlle Saliot, Romance Studies (Book Completion Fellowship)
The Drowned Muse: Casting the Unknown Woman of the Seine Across the Tides of Modernity, Oxford University Press, 2015

Ara Wilson, Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies
Sexual Latitudes: The Erotic Politics of Globalization


Daniel H. Foster, Theater Studies (now at University of East Anglia)
The Minstrel’s Progress: From British Bards to American Blackface, 1750 to 1850 (under consideration at Oxford University Press)

Sean Metzger, English (now at UCLA)
Chinese Looks: Fashion, Performance, Race, Indiana University Press, 2014


Guo-Juin Hong, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Taiwan Cinema: A Contested Nation on Screen, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011

Fiona Somerset, English (now at University of Connecticut)
Feeling Like Saints: Lollard Writings After Wyclif, Cornell University Press, 2014

Philip Stern, History

The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India, Oxford University Press, 2011


Anna Krylova, History
Soviet Women in Combat: A History of Violence on the Eastern Front, Cambridge University Press, 2010

Charles Piot, Cultural Anthropology
Nostalgia for the Future: West Africa After the Cold War, University of Chicago Press, 2010