The John W. Kluge Center is pleased to announce that Anthony Cerulli, Director of the Center for South Asia and an Associate Professor of South Asian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been selected as the 2020 David B. Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality. This fellowship, made possible by a generous endowment from the International Center for the Integration of Health and Spirituality (ICIHS), is named in honor of the ICIHS’s late founder, David B. Larson, an epidemiologist and psychiatrist who focused on the role of understudied spiritual factors in prevention, coping, and recovering from illness.
While in residence later this year, Anthony Cerulli will work on the project, “Technologies for the Body-Mind-Spirit: Ayurveda and Spiritual Wellbeing in America.” Anthony hopes to develop his project’s digital and online archive, which will chart and explain the evolution of Ayurveda in the United States as a spiritual tradition of healing.
This fellowship program, along with the Kluge Fellowship, the Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies, and the Jon B. Lovelace Fellowship for the Study of the Alan Lomax Collection, will be open this year to applicants starting April 15th, with a July 15th deadline. Please click here to visit our application portal to begin your application.
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This is a guest post by Michael Steffen, an incoming graduate student at the University of Illinois, as well as a 2020 Junior Fellow at the Kluge Center. This summer, I had the opportunity to work as a Junior Fellow for the Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. As someone who is interested in […]
Patrick Andelic is a lecturer in American History in the Humanities Department at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, as well as a 2020 Kluge Fellow, slated to begin his residency at the John W. Kluge Center in May of 2021. He was also an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Fellow at the Kluge Center […]
This is a guest post by Leslie Hoag, a senior at State University of New York Brockport, as well as an intern at the Kluge Center working on a digital humanities project using the ArcGIS Story Maps platform. This was supposed to be my first full summer where I did not return home to Buffalo, New […]
As James English describes in his 2005 book, The Economy of Prestige, like so much in our cultural history, the practice of awarding prizes can be traced back to the Greeks, who, in addition to creating the Olympics, introduced drama and arts competitions as early as the 6th century B.C E.. Since then, prizes across […]
This is part two of a two-part blog post. For part one click here. What drew you initially to the work of Alice Guy-Blaché? The incredible collection of nitrate and safety film, and related copyright and paper documents that bring these rare materials together in one place here at the Library. When I served […]
The Kluge Center welcomes six new fellows into residence this February. Get to know them and the projects they will be working on. Michael Collins, a Kluge Fellow, comes to the Kluge Center from the University of Gottigen. Michael will work on his project, “From Boycotts to Ballots: Democracy and Social Minorities in Modern India,” […]
The Kluge Center welcomes four new fellows into residence this January. Get to know them and the projects they will be working on. Jamie Fenton, an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Fellow, will arrive from Cambridge University. Jamie will work on a project titled, “‘On Whose Forbidden Ear’: Hearing and Its Limits in the […]
The Kluge Center welcomes four new fellows into residence this October and November. Get to know them and the projects they will be working on. David Johnson, a J. Franklin Jameson Fellow in American History, will arrive from Rice University in November. David will work on a project titled, “Descent into the Lowcountry: Enslaved Native […]