Imagining Russian Hackers: Myths of Men and Machines

Faculty: Marijeta Bozovic (Slavic Languages and Literatures), Marta Figlerowicz (Comparative Literature; English), Robert John Williams (English), Doug Rogers (Anthropology)

Medieval Futures

Faculty: Ardis Butterfield (English; Medieval Studies), Irene Peirano Garrison (Classics), Shawkat Toorawa (NELC)

Perspectives on Constructing Human Kinds 

Faculty: Robin Dembroff (Philosophy), Issa Kohler-Hausmann (Sociology; Law), Marta Figlerowicz (Comparative Literature; English), Yarrow Dunham (Psychology)

Religion and American Excess

Faculty: Tisa Wenger (Divinity School), Kathryn Lofton (American Studies; Religious Studies; Divinity), Zareena Grewal (American Studies; Religious Studies; Ethnicity, Race & Migration), Sally Promey (American Studies; Religious Studies; Divinity)


Faculty: Noreen Khawaja (Religious Studies), Lisa Messeri (Anthropology), John Durham Peters (English; Film & Media Studies), Nana Quarshie (History of Science and Medicine), Joanna Radin (History of Science and Medicine), Marco Ramos (History of Science and Medicine)

The Aesthetics of (Anti) Fascism in 1930s Central Europe: Forms, Institutions, Stagings

Faculty: Fatima Naqvi (German; Film and Media Studies), Katie Trumpener (Comparative Literature; Film and Media Studies), Gundula Kreuzer (Music), Marc Robinson (English; Theater and Performance Studies; Drama School), Nicola Suthor (Art History)

Traveling Expertise in Modern South Asia

Faculty: David Engerman (History), Rohit De (History), Steven Wilkinson (Political Science)

Climate for Theory

Faculty: Tavia Nyong’o (American Studies; Theater Studies), Paul North (German), Lisa Lowe (American Studies),  and Rod Ferguson (Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies)

Desert Futures: Sahara/Sonora

Faculty: Jill Jarvis (French), Eda Pepi (Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies), and Jonathan Wyrtzen (Sociology, History, and International Affairs)

Discerning Dispossession: Photography and Restitution

Faculty: Laura Wexler (American Studies), Cecile Fromont (History of Art), and James Green (Yale University Art Gallery)

Experimental Bioethics: Emerging Intersections Between Medicine, Philosophy, and Social Science

Faculty: Joshua Knobe (Philosophy and Cognitive Science), Mark Mercurio (Pediatrics), Molly Crockett (Psychology), and Stephen Latham (Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics)

M/F. Mediating Fear, Fearing Media

Faculty: Marijeta Bozovic (Slavic Languages and Literatures; affiliated with Film and Media Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies), Francesco Casetti (Humanities; Film and Media Studies), Marta Figlerowicz (Comparative Literature; English), Carolyn Jacobs (Film and Media Studies; American Studies), and Ayesha Ramachandran (Comparative Literature; affiliate of the Programs in Renaissance Studies and the History of Science and Medicine)

Energy Humanities:  An Interdisciplinary Conversation

Faculty: Paul Sabin (History), Doug Rogers (Anthropology), Michael Warner (English), Deborah Coen (History of Science and Medicine), Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan (Anthropology; F&ES), and Rosie Bsheer (History)

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1968 Languages & Legacies of Liberation

Faculty: Rüdiger Campe (Germanic Languages & Literatures; Comparative Literature), Michael Denning (American Studies; English), Moira Fradinger, (Comparative Literature), and John MacKay (Slavic Languages and Literatures; Film Studies)

Collapse! What Collapse? Societal adaptations to abrupt climate changes before global warming

Faculty: Richard Burger (Anthropology), Michael Dove (Anthropology and FES), Joseph Manning (History; Classics), Robert Mendelsohn (FES; Economics), and Harvey Weiss (Environmental Studies; Dept. NELC)

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Internet Cultures: Histories, Networks, Practices

Faculty:  Marijeta Bozovic (Slavic Languages and Literatures; Film and Media Studies; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies), Francesco Casetti (Humanities; Film and Media Studies), Marta Figlerowicz (Comparative Literature; English; Film and Media Studies), Amy Hungerford (English; Divisional Director of Humanities), Holly Rushmeier (Computer Science), Michael Warner (English; American Studies), and Laura Wexler (American Studies; Film and Media Studies; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies), and R. John Williams (English; Film; Media Studies)

Philologia Sacra et Profana: Constructions of the Authentic

Faculty: Yii-Jan Lin (Yale Divinity School), Irene Peirano Garrison (Classics), and Kirk Wetters (Germanic Languages and Literature)

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Early Modern Techne: Towards a Framework for Cross-Cultural Conversation

Faculty: Tina Lu (East Asian Languages and Literatures), Ayesha Ramachandran (Comparative Literature), and Kishwar Rizvi (History of Art)

Encounters with Classical Antiquity in Latin America

Faculty: Moira Fradinger (Comparative Literature), Emily Greenwood (Classics; African American Studies), and Aníbal González (Spanish and Portuguese)


Transformations of Critical Theory

Faculty: Paul Kockelman (Anthropology), Isaac Nakhimovsky (History & Humanities), and Paul North (German)


Contemplating the Rise of Asian Cities: Historical and Comparative Perspectives

Faculty: Erik Harms (Anthropology and Southeast Asia Studies), K. Sivaramakrishnan (South Asia Studies; Anthropology; School of Forestry & Environmental Studies), and Helen Siu (Anthropology)


Provinces in the Pre-Modern World

Faculty: Andrew Johnston (Classics; History; Arch. Studies), Noel Lenski (Classics; History), Joseph Manning (Classics; History), and John Collins (Divinity; Religious Studies)


Techniques of the Listener

Faculty: J.D. Connor (Art History; Film and Media Studies), Ben Glaser (English), and Brian Kane (Music)


Utopia after Utopia

Faculty: Marijeta Bozovic (Assistant Professor), Katerina Clark (Comparative Literature and Slavic, affiliated with Film and Media Studies), Marta Figlerowicz (Comparative Literature and English), Douglas Rogers (Anthropology), Marci Shore (History), and Katie Trumpener (Comparative Literature and English, affiliated with Film and Media Studies)


Climate, Ecology, Culture and History

Faculty: JG Manning (Classics; History), Fabian Drixler (History), Roderick McIntosh (Anthropology), Alan Mikhail (History), Mark Pagani (Geology; Geophysics; Director of Yale Climate & Energy Institute), and Paul Sabin (History)


South Asian Photographs Across the Disciplines: The Use of Visual Evidence

Faculty: Inderpal Grewal (South Asian Studies; Ethnicity, Race and Migration Studies), Laura Wexler (Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and American Studies), Kishwar Rizvi (History of Art), and Tamara Sears (History of Art)


The Resurfacing of the Screen

Faculty: Craig Buckley (History of Art), Rudiger Campe (German Languages and Literature), and Francesco Casetti (Humanities; Film Studies)


The Trauma of Perpetrators? The politics, ethics and limits of representation

Faculty: Ron Eyerman (Sociology), Ben Kiernan (Genocide Studies), John MacKay (Film Studies; Slavic Languages and Literature), and Elisabeth Jean Wood (Political Science)