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Fruits of Labor

Humanities Center faculty and graduate student fellows produced the following works, as a result of the research and writing they engaged in during their year-long fellowship.


Elias, Amy, Professor, Department of English, 2013-14 Fellow

  • The Planetary Turn: Relationality, and Geoaesthetics in the 21st Century.  Eds. Amy J. Elias and Christian Moraru.  Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, forthcoming 2015.
  • Time: A Vocabulary of the Present.  Eds. Joel Burges and Amy J. Elias.  New York:  New York University Press, forthcoming 2015.

Articles and Essays

Campbell, Mary, Assistant Professor, School of Arts, 2013 Fellow

  • Essay in Sensational Religion: Sensory Cultures in Material Practice. Ed. Sally M. Promey.  New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014.

Coffman, EJ, Lindsay Young Professor, Department of Philosophy, 2013 Fellow

  • "Can Virtue Epistemology Capitalize on JTB's Appeal?" Philosophical Issues 23 (2013): 199-222.
  • "Problems for Foley's Accounts of Rational Belief and Responsible Belief" (with Matt Deaton), Res Philosophica 90 (2013): 147-160.
  • Review of Ernest Sosa's Knowing Full Well.  The Philosophical Review 122 (2013): 135-139.
  • "Strokes of Luck," in the journal Metaphilosophy; to be reprinted in The Philosophy of Luck.  Eds. Duncan Pritchard and Lee Whittington.  New York:  Routledge, 2015.
  • "Gettiered Belief." In Explaining Knowledge: New Essays on the Gettier Problem.  Eds. Rodrigo Borges, Claudio de Almeida, and Peter Klein.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2015.
  • "Lenient Accounts of Warranted Assertability." In Epistemic Norms: New Essays on Action, Belief and Assertion.  Eds. Clayton Littlejohn and John Turri.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2014.
  • "Deliberation."  In The Routledge Companion to Free Will.  Eds. Meghan Griffith, Neil Levy and Kevin Timpe.  New York:  Routledge, 2015.

Elias, Amy, Professor, Department of English, 2013-14 Fellow

  • "Steampunk, Teslapunk, Dieselpunk, Salvagepunk: Metahistorical Romance and the Technological Sublime." In Metahistorical Romances and Scientific Metafictions.  Ed. Giuseppe Episcopo.  Napoli: Edizioni Cronopio, forthcoming 2015.

Heffernan, Thomas, Dr., Director, Humanities Center

  • "The Legacy of Misidentification:  Why the Martyrs in the Passio Sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis were not from Thuburbo Minus," Submitting to Vigiliae Christianae. October 2014.
  • "Dangerous Liaisons:  Simon de Montfort, Politics and the South English Legendary" in Rethinking the South English Legendaries.  Eds. Heather Blurton and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne.  Manchester:  Manchester University Press, 2012.

Latham, Jacob, Professor, Department of History, 2013-14 Fellow

  • "Battling Bishops, the Roman Aristocracy, and the Contestation of Space in Late Antique Rome." In Religious Competition in the Third Century CE:  Jews, Christians, and the Greco-Roman World.  Eds. N. DesRosiers, J. Rosenblum, and L. Vuong.  Göttingen:  Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, forthcoming 2014, 126-137.
  • "Gods and Game-Givers in the pompa circensis:  Ritual and Remembrance."  In The Art of Empire:  Christian Art in its Imperial Context.  Eds. Robin Jensen and Lee Jefferson.  Minneapolis, MN:  Fortress Press, forthcoming 2015.
  • "Roman Rhetoric, Metroac Representation:  Texts, Artifacts, and the Cult of Magna Mater in Rome and Ostia," Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome: 59, forthcoming 2014.

Sklenar, Robert, Associate Professor, Department of Classics

  • "Sopor y ebriedad: puntos de contacto entre Eneida IX y Eneida II."  In Auster:  Revista del Centro de Estudios Latinos, forthcoming.
  • Review of Henry Day's Lucan and the Sublime: Power, Representation and Aesthetic Experience, Classical Philology, forthcoming.

Minnema, Anthony, Lecturer, Department of History, 2012-13 Graduate Fellow

  • "Algazel Latinus:  The Audience of the Summa theoricae philosophiae, 1150-1600."  Traditio, 69, forthcoming 2014.

Papers and Talks

Campbell, Mary, Professor, School of Art, 2013-14 American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellow

  • "Civil Saints," Colgate University, April 2, 2014.
  • "And He Gazes in Dismay at His Own Self: Charles Ellis Johnson's Polygamous Narcissus," College Art Association Annual Conference, Chicago, February 2014.

Coffman, EJ, Professor, Department of Philosophy, 2013-14 Fellow

  • "Three Approaches to Gettiered Belief." University of Notre Dame, Midwest Epistemology Workshop, November 2013.

Elias, Amy, Professor, Department of English, 2013-14 Fellow

  • "The Commons . . . and Digital Planetarity."  ASAP/6. Shanghai, China, June 2014.
  • "The Contemporary, As Soon As Possible: Periodization vs. Relationality."  The Contemporary:  An Interdisciplinary Working Group.  Stanford University, May 30, 2014.
  • "Pynchon's Bleeding Edge." Modern Language Association. Chicago, January 2014.
  • "Dialogic Ethics in Electronic Literature." ASAP/5. Detroit, October 6-9 2013.

Latham, Jacob, Professor, Department of History, 2013-14 Fellow

  • "Rolling Out the Red Carpet Roman Style: adventus, occursus and the Christianization of Rome," North American Patristics Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL, May 22-24, 2014.
  • "Performative Theology and Roman Ritual: Religious 'Thinking' in the pompa circensis," Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting.  Baltimore, MD, November 23-26, 2013.
  • "The Ritual Rhythms of the pompa circensis: Gravity, Levity, Spectacle, and Ritual Failure," Cultures of Late Antiquity.  University of Tennessee, November 1, 2013.

Liulevicius, Vejas, Professor, Department of History, 2012-13 Fellow

  • "The Eastern Front Experience," Centennial Conference, National World War I Museum, Kansas City, KS, March 24, 2013. 

Sklenar, Robert, Professor of Classics, 2013-2014 Humanities Center Fellow

  • "Ruined Landscapes and Forgotten Songs in Vergil's Ninth Eclogue." 110th Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, Waco, TX, April 3, 2014.

Scott, Rachelle, Professor, Department of Religious Studies, 2012-2013 Fellow

  • "EMERGING MORAL ECONOMIES in Southeast Asia: Exploring the Symbolic & Material Dimensions of "New Religiosities," Paris, France, June 2014.

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