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Franke Future Directions Forum

A showcase for the humanities research done during their fellowship year, the Future Directions Forum is where each Franke Fellow—graduate and undergraduate—presents their project and receives interdisciplinary feedback from the Kaplan Institute community.


Friday, May 1, 2020
Online discussion based on pre-viewed presentations


Session I
11:00 am-12:00pm

Wendy Wall - Welcome and overview

Nicholas Liou (Department of Art History)
Death by Soft Drink

Meghan Clare Considine (Departments ofPerformance Studies and Art History)
'Knowledge and Wonder:' Place, Policy, and Publics

Melia Agudelo (Departments of History)
Women, Banishment, Transcription, and the Archive of the Portuguese Inquisition...or how I came to find Maria

12:00-1:30pm - Break

Session II

Arturo Chang (Department of Political Science; Latin American and Caribbean Studies Cluster)
Imagining America: International Commiseration and National Revolution in the Modern Post-Colony
Leading question: Daniel Majchrowicz

Jayme Collins (Department of English; Mellon Cluster Fellow in Poetry and Poetics)
Gnomic Landscapes at Ian Hamilton Finlay's 'Little Sparta'
Leading question: Ken Alder

Bradley Dubos (Department of English; Graduate Certificate in Critical Theory; Native American and Indigenous Studies Cluster)
Hymnic Placemaking in the Brothertown Indian Nation
Leading question: Kim Marion Suiseeya

Malia Bowers (Department of Political Science; Gender and Sexuality Studies Certificate; Critical Theory Cluster)
Bridging the Space Between: Feminist Activism, Hashtagged Writing, and the Law
Leading question: Lauren Stokes

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