The Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies has named three new visiting scholars to its affiliate program. These individuals will join the Institute's intellectual community and work on defined research projects while in residence in Ann Arbor. New affiliates include:
Beatriz Mamigonian, Professor, History, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Project: "The Registers of Africans: The Imperial State and the Frontiers of Slavery and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century Brazil"
Residency: September 2014-February 2015
Joan H. Neuberger, Professor, History, University of Texas at Austin
Project: "This Thing of Darkness: Eisenstein’s 'Ivan the Terrible' in Stalin’s Russia"
Residency: August 2014-May 2015
Kristofer Ray, Associate Professor, History, Austin Peay State University
Project: "Cherokees, Europeans, and Empire in the Tennessee Corridor, 1670-1763”
Residency: May-August 2014
The Institute accepts applications for affiliation on a rolling basis. This program made possible by a generous contribution from Kenneth and Frances Aftel Eisenberg.
Photos, left to right: Kristofer Ray, Joan H. Neuberger, Beatriz Mamigonian.