20172018

Penn Faculty Fellows

  • S. Pearl Brilmyer

    Assistant Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

    Project: Germ Plasm, Gemmules, and Other Durational Forms: The Temporality of Inheritance in Nineteenth-Century Science and Literature

    S. Pearl Brilmyer's work lies at the intersection of the history of philosophy, science, and literature. Her current project, Character Density: Late Victorian Realism and the Science of Description, concerns the... (more)

  • Huda J. Fakhreddine

    Assistant Professor of Arabic Literature, Near Eastern Languages and Literatures, University of Pennsylvania

    Project: The Afterlives of the Archetypal Qaṣīda in Modern Arabic Poetry

    Huda J. Fakhreddine is Assistant Professor of Arabic literature in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania. Her work focuses on modernist movements or trends in... (more)

  • Projit Mukharji

    Associate Professor in Interdisciplinary Studies, History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

    Project: Reincarnating the Cold War: Researching Afterlives in Postcolonial India, c. 1950-80

    Projit Bihari Mukharji is an Associate Professor in History & Sociology of Science at Penn. He was educated in India and the UK and his work focuses on the history of knowledge-production in modern South Asia.... (more)

  • Kathy Peiss

    Nichols Professor of American History, University of Pennsylvania

    Project: Looted Jewish Books, Nazi Collections, and their American Afterlives

    Kathy Peiss is the Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of American History at the University of Pennsylvania.  Her research and teaching interests center on the 20th century United States and the making of... (more)

  • Simon Richter

    Professor of German, University of Pennsylvania

    Project: The Strange Afterlife of William of Orange and Philipp II in Nazi Era Literature and Its Aftermath (1933-53)

    Simon Richter is the author Women, Pleasure, Film: What Lolas Want (2013), Missing the Breast: Gender, Fantasy and the Body in the German Enlightenment (2006), and Laocoon’s Body and the Aesthetics of Pain (1998). He... (more)

  • Fatemah Shams

    Assistant Professor of Modern Persian Literature, Near Eastern Languages and Literatures, University of Pennsylvania

    Project: Poetry, Graveyards, and the Afterlife in Contemporary Iran

    Fatemeh Shams is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania. She holds degrees from Tehran University (Iran), Aga-Khan University (UK), and... (more)

  • Salamishah Tillet

    Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies
    Core Faculty, Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies
    University of Pennsylvania

    Project: All The Rage: “Mississippi Goddamn” and the World Nina Simone Made

    Salamishah Tillet is an associate professor of English and Africana Studies and faculty member of the Alice Paul Center for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality at the University of Pennsylvania.  She has... (more)