Working Groups & Coordinators

Groups active in 2017 are marked with an asterisk (*).

 

Philosophy

The Philosophy cluster is well established across the Corridor. Its working groups hold workshops and small symposia to which they invite visiting speakers, present papers, hold joint seminars, and form collaborative relationships.

 

SPAWN: Syracuse Philosophy Annual Workshop and Network (PHI1)*

Ben Bradley, Allan and Anita Sutton Professor of Philosophy, Syracuse University
David Sobel, Irwin and Marjorie Guttag Professor of Ethics and Political Philosophy, Syracuse University

 

Creighton Club (PHI2)*

Ben Bradley, Allan and Anita Sutton Professor of Philosophy, Syracuse University
Kristopher McDaniel, Professor, Philosophy, Syracuse University

 

UNYWEMP: Upstate NY Workshop in Early Modern Philosophy (PHI3)

Kara Richardson, Associate Professor, Philosophy, Syracuse University
Andrew Chignell, Visiting Associate Professor, Philosophy, Cornell University
Alison Peterman, James P. Wilmot Distinguished Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Rochester
Marie Jayasekera, formerly of Colgate University

 

Graduate Student Exchange (PHI4)*

Ben Bradley, Allan and Anita Sutton Professor of Philosophy, Syracuse University

 

Political Theology (PHI5)*

Bradley Onishi, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, Skidmore College
Gregg Lambert, PI of the CNY Humanities Corridor; Dean’s Professor of the Humanities, Syracuse University

 

Continental Philosophy (PHI6)*

Timothy Campbell, Professor, Romance Studies, Cornell University
Gregg Lambert, PI of the CNY Humanities Corridor; Dean’s Professor of the Humanities, Syracuse University

 

Ancient Philosophy (PHI7)*

Christopher Noble, Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Syracuse University
Tad Brennan, Professor, Classics, Cornell University
Jacob Klein, Associate Professor, Philosophy, Colgate University
Deborah Modrak, Professor, Philosophy, University of Rochester
Krisanna Scheiter, Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Union College

 

Late Antiquity (PHI8)

Georgia Frank, Charles A. Dana Professor of Religion, Colgate University
Virginia Burrus, Bishop W. Earl Ledden Professor of Religion, Syracuse University
Suzanne Abrams Rebillard, Visiting Scholar, Classics, Cornell University
Kim Haines-Eitzen, H. Stanley Krusen Professor of World Religions, Cornell University

 

Ethics Reading Group (PHI9)

Hille Paakkunainen, Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Syracuse University
Kate Manne, Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Cornell University
William FitzPatrick, Gideon Webster Burbank Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy, University of Rochester

 

Linguistics

Previously well established before The CNY Humanities Corridor began, collaboration among the Linguistics faculties has increased, strengthening their ties on all three campuses and developing new working groups. They have gathered semi-annually in workshops and were the first cluster to establish programming around a distinguished research collaborator.

 

Workshop on the Syntax-Semantics Interface (LIN4)

John Whitman, Professor, Linguistics, Cornell University
Jaklin Kornfilt, Professor, Linguistics, Syracuse University
Jeffrey T. Runner, Professor of Linguistics and Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

 

The Multilingual Mind (LIN5)*

Tej Bhatia, Professor, Linguistics and Hindi, Syracuse University
Maya Ravindranath Abtahian, Assistant Professor, Linguistics, University of Rochester

 

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Linguistics (LIN6)

Sarah Murray, Associate Professor, Linguistics, Cornell University
William Starr, Associate Professor, Philosophy, Cornell University
Brett Sherman, formerly of the University of Rochester

 

Visual Arts and Culture

The Visual Arts and Culture working groups attract faculty from various departments and disciplines in the Corridor across the fields of Visual Studies and Art History. They sponsor workshops, conferences, film and speaker tours, joint graduate seminars, art exhibitions, and visiting collaborators.

 

New Approaches to Scholarship and Pedagogy in Ottoman and Turkish Architecture (VAC1)*

Ezra Akcan, Associate Professor, Architecture, Cornell University
Peter Christensen, Assistant Professor, Art History, University of Rochester

 

Critical Asian Cinematic Spaces (VAC2)*

Lawrence Chua, Assistant Professor, Architecture, Syracuse University
Arnika Fuhrmann, Assistant Professor, Asian Studies, Cornell University
Zhuoyi Wang, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Literatures, Hamilton College

 

Visual Studies (VAC3)*

Kendall Phillips, Professor, Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Syracuse University
Julie Grossman, Professor and Director, Film Studies, Le Moyne College
Lisa Patti, Assistant Professor, Media and Society, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

 

nMap: New Media Art Practice (VAC4)

Wenhua Shi, formerly of Colgate University
Rebecca Ruige Xu, Associate Professor of Computer Art and Animation, Syracuse University

 

Musicology and Music History

In an area full of very active musicians, musicologists and music historians, CNY Humanities Corridor funding has encouraged collaborative research and performance. The faculty members of the Musicology and Music History research cluster exchange teaching and conducting podia, bring world-class musicians to play side by side with their graduate students, and organize master classes and seminars.

 

Teaching Exchange (MMH17)*

Holly Watkins, Chair and Associate Professor, Musicology, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
Roger Moseley, Associate Professor, Music, Cornell University
Amanda Eubanks Winkler, Associate Professor, Music History and Cultures, Syracuse University

 

Improvisation in Theory and Practice (MMH18)*

Annette Richards, Professor and University Organist, Music, Cornell University
Anne Laver, Assistant Professor, Applied Music and Performance; University Organist, Setnor School of Music, Syracuse University
David Higgs, Chair and Professor, Organ, Sacred Music, and Historical Keyboards, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester

 

Mobilizing Music (MMH21)*

Sydney Hutchinson, Associate Professor, Music History and Cultures, Syracuse University
Jennifer Kyker, Associate Professor, Musicology, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
Alejandro Madrid, Professor, Music, Cornell University

 

Performance/History (MMH22)*

Christian DuComb, Assistant Professor, Theater, Colgate University
Susan Cerasano, Edgar W.B. Fairchild Professor of Literature, Colgate University
Katherine McGerr, Assistant Professor of Acting, Drama, Syracuse University
Mary Simonson, Associate Professor of Film & Media Studies and Women’s Studies, Colgate University
Lynn Staley, Harrington and Shirley Drake Professor of the Humanities and Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Colgate University
Amanda Eubanks Winkler, Associate Professor, Music History and Cultures, Syracuse University

 

Re-Sounding History (MMH24)

Sydney Hutchinson, Associate Professor of Music History and Cultures, Syracuse University
Lydia Hamessley, Professor, Music, Hamilton College
Deborah Justice, Instructor of Music Education, Syracuse University
Monica Facchini, Assistant Professor of Italian, Colgate University

 

History of Music Theory (MMH25)*

Andrew Hicks, Associate Professor, Music, Cornell University
Holly Watkins, Chair and Associate Professor, Musicology, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
Elizabeth West Marvin, Chair and Professor, Music Theory, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
Roger Moseley, Associate Professor, Music, Cornell University
Roger Freitas, Associate Professor, Musicology, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
Annette Richards, Professor and University Organist, Music, Cornell University
Edoardo Bellotti, Associate Professor, Organ, Harpsichord and Improvisation, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester

 

Digital Humanities

Each of the Corridor’s founding institutions sponsor events in the digital humanities within their respective humanities programs. The CNY Humanities Corridor also nurtures working groups of local faculty with planning grants in this research cluster.

 

Digital Data Visualization & Interpretation in the Public Humanities (DH1)*

Anne E. Mosher, Associate Professor, Geography, Syracuse University
Jane M. Read, Associate Professor, Geography, Syracuse University
Chris Hanson, Assistant Professor, English, Syracuse University
Patrick Williams, Librarian for Literature, Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities, Syracuse University
Michael Jarvis, Associate Professor, History, University of Rochester

 

Digital Humanities Initiative (DH2)*

Chris Forster, Assistant Professor, English, Syracuse University
Eliza Bettinger, Digital Humanities Librarian, Olin & Uris Libraries, Cornell University
Timothy Murray, Professor, Comparative Literature and English, Cornell University

 

Global Digital Humanities (DH3)*

Joanne Bernardi, Professor, Japanese and Film and Media Studies, University of Rochester
Kyoko Omori, Associate Professor, Japanese; Chair, East Asian Languages and Literatures, Hamilton College
Arnika Fuhrmann, Assistant Professor, Asian Studies, Cornell University
Leah Shafer, Associate Professor, Media and Society, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Iskandar Zulkarnain, Visiting Instructor, Media and Society, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

 

Digital Humanities Speaker Series (DH8)*

Gregg Lambert, PI of the CNY Humanities Corridor; Dean’s Professor of the Humanities, Syracuse University
Tim Murray, Director, Society for the Humanities; Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Cornell University
Joan S. Rubin, Director of the Humanities Center, Dexter Perkins Professor in History, University of Rochester

 

Literature, Language, and Culture

The LLC research cluster is organized on the basis of shared strengths and faculty resources in languages and literatures across the CNY Humanities Corridor. This cluster was launched at the beginning of Phase II, quickly becoming the largest and most active in the CNY Humanities Corridor.

 

The Future(s) of Microhistory (LLC1)*

Thomas Devaney, Associate Professor, History, University of Rochester
Claudia Verhoeven, Associate Professor, History, Cornell University

 

The Chinese Quest for Modernity: From the Religious Perspective (LLC2)*

Shin-yi Chao, Associate Professor, Religion, University of Rochester
Gareth Fisher, Associate Professor, Religion, Syracuse University
Elya Zhang, Assistant Professor, History, University of Rochester

 

Early Modern Thinking (LLC3)

Rayna Kalas, Associate Professor, English, Cornell University
Crystal Bartolovich, Associate Professor, English, Syracuse University

 

Decolonial Feminisms (LLC4)*

Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Professor, Sociology and the Cultural Foundations of Education & Dean’s Professor of the Humanities, Women’s and Gender Studies, Syracuse University
Myrna García Calderón, Associate Professor, Spanish, Syracuse University
Pedro DiPietro, Assistant Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies, Syracuse University
Sofía Villenas, Associate Professor, Anthropology, Cornell University
Cristina Serna, Assistant Professor, Women’s Studies, Colgate University

 

Revival Cultures (LLC5)*

Joshua Dubler, Assistant Professor, Religion, University of Rochester
Alison Peterman, James P. Wilmot Distinguished Assistant Professor, Philosophy, University of Rochester
Robert Scott, Executive Director, Cornell Prison Education Program (CPEP)
Chris Garces, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Cornell University

 

Nineteenth Century Studies (LLC6)*

Coran Klaver, Associate Professor, English, Syracuse University
Elisha Cohn, Associate Professor, English, Cornell University

 

Inclusion and Exclusion in the Modern Middle East (LLC7)*

Amy Kallander, Associate Professor, History, Syracuse University
Ziad Fahmy, Associate Professor, Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University

 

Religion and Literature (LLC8)

William Robert, Associate Professor, Religion, Syracuse University
Steven Yao, Professor of Literature, Hamilton College

 

Critical Theory and the Global: The Politics of Translation (LLC9)*

Brett de Bary, Professor, Asian Studies, Cornell University
Naoki Sakai, Goldwin Smith Professor of Asian Studies, Cornell University
Meera Lee, Assistant Professor, Korean, Syracuse University

 

Sound and Media (LLC10)*

Sarah Fuchs Sampson, Assistant Professor, Music History and Cultures, Syracuse University
Darren Mueller, Assistant Professor, Musicology, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester

 

Perspectives on Europe from the Periphery (LLC11)*

Karina von Tippelskirch, Associate Professor, German, Syracuse University
Stefano Giannini, Chair and Associate Professor, Italian, Syracuse University
Kathryn Everly, Professor, Spanish Literature and Culture, Syracuse University
Patrizia McBride, Professor, German Studies, Cornell University
Monica Facchini, Assistant Professor, Italian, Colgate University

 

LELACS/Global Literatures and Cultures (LLC12)*

Gail Bulman, Associate Professor, Spanish, Syracuse University
Debra Castillo, Emerson Hinchliff Chair of Hispanic Studies and Professor of Comparative Literature, Cornell University
Beth Jörgensen, Professor, Spanish, University of Rochester

 

Alguien al Otro Lado (LLC13)*

Kathryn Everly, Professor, Spanish Literature and Culture, Syracuse University
Josefa Alvarez, Associate Professor, Foreign Languages, Le Moyne College

 

Facismo (LLC15)

Matthew BaileyShea, Associate Professor of Music Theory, University of Rochester
Donatella Stocchi-Perucchio, Associate Professor of Italian, University of Rochester

 

CNY Poets and Writers (LLC16)*

Dana Spiotta, Associate Professor, English, Syracuse University
J. Robert Lennon, Professor, English, Cornell University

 

Networking Iroquoia (LLC19)*

Scott Manning Stevens, Associate Professor, Native American and Indigenous Studies and English, Syracuse University
Jolene Rickard, Associate Professor, History of Art & Visual Studies, Cornell University

 

Archives and Media

New cluster area proposed to supplement archival research in any of the other cluster areas (e.g., Visual Arts and Culture, Musicology/Music History), and to support research in new media as well as issues of preservation and exchange of historical media archives.

 

Institutional Strategies for Engaging Digital Collections (AM1)*

Matthew Warne, Instructor, Transmedia, Syracuse University
Patrick Williams, Librarian for Literature, Rhetoric, and Digital Humanities, Syracuse University
Andrew Saluti, Assistant Professor, Museum Studies, Syracuse University
Sarah Keen, University Archivist, Head of Special Collections and University Archives; Associate Professor in the University Libraries, Colgate University