Eight graduate students from the University of Minnesota have been selected to participate in the Summer 2022 MnDRIVE Human in the Data Fellowship.
Shaden M. Tageldin is associate professor in the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. She joins the IAS as a residential faculty fellow for Spring 2022.
We are delighted to announce that the five IAS Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellows for 2022–2023.
Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellows spend a year in residence at the IAS. Together with our Faculty Fellows and Scholars in Residence, they constitute a supportive interdisciplinary intellectual community in which they work intensively on their own research and creative projects and meet regularly to discuss their work and exchange ideas.
We look forward to welcoming each of these scholars to our fellows community!
We are delighted to announce the IAS Residential Faculty Fellows for 2022–2023.
Faculty fellows spend a semester in residence at the IAS. Together with our Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellows (who spend a full academic year in residence), they constitute a supportive interdisciplinary intellectual community in which they work intensively on their own research and creative projects and gather regularly to collaborate, discuss their work, and exchange ideas.
Ann DuHamel is an associate professor of Music in the Humanities Division at the University of Minnesota at Morris. She joins the IAS as a residential faculty fellow for Fall 2021.
Alexandra Peck is an anthropologist and the Visiting Scholar of Indigenous Studies with the Environmental Stewardship, Place, and Community Initiative at the IAS. She began the two-year appointment in August, and has since joined our community of scholars as she engages in work both with MESPAC and on her own research project.
Ricardo Velasco is a documentarian and cultural studies scholar. He earned his PhD in Latin American Studies with Portfolio Certificates in Cultural Studies and Museum Studies from the University of Texas at Austin in 2020. Ricardo joins the IAS community of scholars as the Minnesota Transform Postdoctoral Associate.
We are thrilled to introduce Ricardo and his current project to you, and look forward to sharing a more in-depth interview with him in the spring.
Cassius Adair joins the IAS as an American Council of Learned Societies Visiting Fellow. He is also an independent audio producer, writer, and researcher, and operates Sylveon Consulting.
Cass is at work on a project titled “The Transgender Internet,” which brings together transgender theory and computer history to understand trans history not just as a genealogy of in-the-streets resistance, but also as enmeshed within dominant political formations, media infrastructures, and information systems.
Read on to learn more about his work in progress.
Benjamin Bigelow is an assistant professor of German, Nordic, Slavic & Dutch in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. He joins the IAS as a residential faculty fellow for Fall 2021.
Nina Medvedeva is a graduate student in Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. She joins the IAS as an interdisciplinary doctoral fellow (IDF) for 2021–2022.