Previous article FreeNotes on Contributors Search for more articles by this author PDFPDF PLUSFull Text Add to favoritesDownload CitationTrack CitationsPermissionsReprints Share onFacebookTwitterLinked InRedditEmailQR Code SectionsMoreKate Bennett teaches English at Magdalen College, Oxford, and has held research and teaching fellowships at Christ Church, Oxford, and Pembroke College, Cambridge. She is the editor of John Aubrey’s Brief Lives (Oxford University Press, 2015), which won the Rose Mary Crawshay Prize in 2017. She is currently working on a new scholarly biography of Aubrey, an edition of his Life of Thomas Hobbes, and a book on anecdote in the seventeenth century, and she is one of the editors of the Letters of Alexander Pope for Oxford University Press.Rens Bod is professor of digital humanities and history of the humanities at the University of Amsterdam. He has published in (computational) linguistics, the history of the humanities, and the history of knowledge. Among his recent books are A New History of the Humanities (2013) and A World of Patterns (2019, in Dutch).Ku-ming (Kevin) Chang is associate professor at the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taipei. He has worked on the history of chemistry and medicine in early modern Europe and is currently working on a global history of the dissertation as a genre of academic writing and publication and on the breakaway of language sciences from philology in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.Jakob Egholm Feldt is professor of global history at Roskilde University. His major research interests are temporality, synchronization, and Jewish history. Among his recent publications are Transnationalism and the Jews: Culture, History and Prophecy (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016) and New Perspectives on Jewish Cultural History: Boundaries, Experiences and Sensemaking (with Maja Gildin Zuckerman; Routledge, 2019).Anders Engberg-Pedersen is professor of comparative literature at the University of Southern Denmark. He holds a PhD in comparative literature from Harvard University and a DPhil in Neuere Deutsche Literatur from Humboldt Universität. Among other works, he is author of Empire of Chance: The Napoleonic Wars and the Disorder of Things (Harvard University Press, 2015) and editor of Literature and Cartography: Theories, Histories, Genres (MIT Press, 2017).Stefani Engelstein is professor and chair of the German Department at Duke University. She is author of Sibling Action: The Genealogical Structure of Modernity, Anxious Anatomy: The Conception of the Human Form in Literary and Naturalist Discourse, and numerous articles and is coeditor of Contemplating Violence: Critical Studies in Modern German Culture. Her current projects include The Entanglements of the Organism and The Opposite Sex: A History.Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen is associate professor of history of science at Roskilde University in Denmark. He obtained his PhD from the Free University of Berlin (2003) and has held research, teaching, and visiting positions at University of Copenhagen, University of Chicago, Harvard University, University of California at San Diego, Max Planck Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte in Berlin, and École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris.Katherine Harloe is professor in classics and intellectual history at the University of Reading. She is author of Winckelmann and the Invention of Antiquity (2013) and coeditor of Thucydides in the Modern World (2012), Hellenomania (2018), and Winckelmann and Curiosity in the Eighteenth-Century Gentleman’s Library (2018). She is joint editor-in-chief of International Journal of the Classical Tradition.Deborah Howard is professor emerita of architectural history in the University of Cambridge, where she is a fellow of St John’s College. During her career, which spanned over four decades, her research has focused especially on the art and architecture of Venice and the Veneto, Italian Renaissance architecture and theory, the relationship between architecture and music, and cultural exchange in the eastern Mediterranean. She is a fellow of the British Academy.Alexandra Hui is associate professor of history at Mississippi State University and coeditor of the journal Isis. Her book The Psychophysical Ear: Musical Experiments, Experimental Sounds, 1840–1910 (MIT Press, 2012), several articles, and her coedited 2013 Osiris volume focus on music, sound, and the laboratory. Her two current projects examine the codevelopment of listening and background music technology and how scientists listen to the environment.Jilt Jorritsma is a cultural historian, essayist, and writer, specializing in the philosophy of history. He studied modern history and international relations at the University of Groningen, worked for the Ethical Committee of the Royal Netherlands Historical Society, and is currently a trainee with EUROCLIO–The European Association for History Education. His writings have been published in De Volkskrant, De Nederlandse Boekengids, Revisor, Nexus, and Boom Filosofie.Dietrich Jung is professor at the Institute for History and department head at the Center for Contemporary Middle East Studies, University of Southern Denmark. He holds an MA in political science and Islamic studies, as well as a PhD from the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences, University of Hamburg. His most recent book is Muslim History and Social Theory: A Global Sociology of Modernity (Palgrave, 2017).Maria Kalinova is assistant professor in the Literary Theory Department at the University of Sofia. She defended her doctoral thesis on the subject of literary publicity in the Bulgarian Revival era. She has published the book Childhood and Intellectual History of Bulgarian National Revival Writers (2018). Her academic interests include the logic of dissent in language and literature, Lacanian psychoanalysis, chaos theory, and lyric theory.Bart Karstens is a postdoctoral researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He works on a long-term history of the concepts of structure and structuralism. Other subjects that interest him are discipline formation, interdisciplinarity, the history of linguistics, and evaluations of past science.Han Lamers is associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, Classics, and History of Art and Ideas at the University of Oslo. His publications include Afterlife of Antiquity: Anton Springer (1825–1891) on the Classical Tradition (Peeters, 2019),The Codex Fori Mussolini: A Latin Text of Italian Fascism (with B. L. Reitz-Joosse; Bloomsbury, 2016), and Greece Reinvented: Transformations of Byzantine Hellenism in Renaissance Italy (Brill, 2015). In 2018 he guest-edited a themed issue of the International Journal of the Classical Tradition (vol. 25, no. 3) on the history of Greek learning in early modern Europe.Mads Langballe Jensen is an early modern historian with a PhD from University College London. He has previously worked at the Leibniz Institute of European History in Mainz and the Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies in Erfurt. Currently he is based at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has published on political thought and natural law theory from the Protestant Reformation to the early enlightenment. His first monograph on Philipp Melanchthon’s moral philosophy and natural law theory is forthcoming with Brill.Michiel Leezenberg teaches in the departments of philosophy, religion, and classics at the University of Amsterdam. Among his recent publications are History and Philosophy of the Humanities: An Introduction and a Dutch-language history of sexuality in the Islamic world.Manuel Llano is a PhD candidate in cultural history and sociology at Utrecht University, with a background in philosophy and book history. His research topics include early modern social and intellectual history, history of universities, and the case of the Dutch Republic in particular. He is currently affiliated with the European Research Council–funded project “Sharing Knowledge in Learned and Literary Networks.”Jaap Maat teaches in the Department of Philosophy, University of Amsterdam. His main interests are in the history of linguistics, logic and the philosophy of language. His book publications include Philosophical Languages in the Seventeenth Century: Dalgarno, Wilkins, Leibniz (2004) and, with David Cram, Teaching Language to a Boy Born Deaf: John Wallis, The Popham Notebook and Associated Texts (2017).Francesco Mazzaferro collaborates with his brother Giovanni in the preparation of the blog Letteratura artistica: Cross-cultural Studies in Art History Sources (http://letteraturaartistica.blogspot.com/), which is dedicated to history of art literature and art historiography (founded in 2013). He reviews writings by contemporary artists, German artists of the twentieth century, anthologies of written sources on art since the seventeenth century, and important historiographers of art literature.Giovanni Mazzaferro is an independent scholar, focusing on primary sources in art history. He is founder and editor of the blog Letteratura artistica: Cross-cultural Studies in Art History Sources, which presents more than five hundred reviews on the topic. He published Le Belle Arti a Venezia nei manoscritti di Pietro e Giovanni Edwards (Florence: GoWare, 2015) and La donna che amava i colori: Mary P. Merrifield; Lettere dall’Italia (1845–1846) (Milan: Officina Libraria, 2018).Glenn W. Most is professor of Greek philology at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, a regular visiting professor on the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, and an external scientific member of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. He has published books on classics, ancient philosophy, history and methodology of classical studies, comparative literature, cultural studies, history of religion, literary theory, and history of art.Johann N. Neem is professor of history at Western Washington University. He is author of What’s the Point of College? Seeking Purpose in an Age of Reform (2019), Democracy’s Schools: The Rise of Public Education in America (2017), and Creating a Nation of Joiners: Democracy and Civil Society in Early National Massachusetts (2008).Miglena Nikolchina is professor at the Literary Theory Department at the University of Sofia. Her publications involve the intersections of history and theory of literature, philosophy, feminism, and political studies with a focus on literary utopianism and the postcommunist legacy. In English, she has published the books Lost Unicorns of the Velvet Revolutions: Heterotopias of the Seminar (2013) and Matricide in Language: Writing Theory in Kristeva and Woolf (2004).Hampus Östh Gustafsson is a doctoral student at the Department of History of Science and Ideas, Uppsala University, and has previously studied at University of Oxford and University of Manchester. His dissertation project concerns the democratic legitimacy of the humanities in the twentieth century. Recent publications include “The Discursive Marginalization of the Humanities: Debates on the ‘Humanist Problem’ in the Early 1960s Swedish Welfare State” (History of Humanities 3, no. 2 [2018]).Kapil Raj is a professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. He has published widely on the construction of scientific knowledge through cross-cultural interaction in the social and natural sciences, particularly natural history, linguistics, ethnology, and geography, in the context of the European encounter with South Asia from the sixteenth century to the present. He also researches on intercultural mediation and circulation of knowledge.Valery Rees graduated from Newnham College, Cambridge, has worked on various Renaissance topics, including the work The Letters of Marsilio Ficino (10 vols. to date; Shepheard-Walwyn). She has taught in London and lectured at the Central European University, Warwick, Cambridge, Jerusalem, and Beersheva. Active in the Renaissance Society of America, she has also contributed to programs on BBC Radio and has written From Gabriel to Lucifer: A Cultural History of Angels (2012; London: Bloomsbury, 2015).Ingrid Rowland is based in Rome as professor in the Department of History and the School of Architecture of the University of Notre Dame. Books include Giordano Bruno, Philosopher/Heretic (2008), Giordano Bruno On the Heroic Frenzies (2014), From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town (2014), The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art (with Noah Charney, 2017), and The Divine Spark of Syracuse (2019).Nathan Schlanger is professor of archaeology at the École nationale des chartes in Paris. He was previously employed at the Institut national d’histoire de l’art, the École du Louvre, and the Institut national de recherches archéologiques preventives. His research focuses on the history of archaeology and anthropology, including material culture studies, in nineteenth-century Europe and in colonial settings. Recent publications include “European Archaeology Abroad” (as editor; 2013) and “Marcel Mauss: Techniques, Technology and Civilisation” (2006, 2012).Lotte Schüßler is a doctoral candidate in media studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and a visiting predoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. Her PhD project examines large theater exhibitions in the context of the formation of disciplines within the humanities of German-speaking countries around 1900. It is funded by the state of Berlin and the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.Mårten Söderblom Saarela is anassistant research fellow at the Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Taipei. He is a historian of late imperial China with an interest in the cultural and intellectual history of language. After receiving his PhD from Princeton University in 2015, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. His first research project focused on the Manchu language, particularly its script’s influence on language studies in Qing China (1644–1911), resulted in the book The Early Modern Travels of Manchu: A Script and Its Study in East Asia and Europe, forthcoming from the University of Pennsylvania Press.Floris Solleveld is a postdoctoral fellow of Research Foundation–Flanders (FWO), based in the Department of History and Center for the Historiography of Linguistics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. His current research is on ethnolinguistics in the long nineteenth century. He received his PhD (Radboud University Nijmegen, 2018) with a study of transformations in the humanities in Europe, 1750–1850. A monograph based on it is in preparation.Kamelia Spassova is assistant professor in the Literary Theory Department at the University of Sofia. She has published in Bulgaria a book on the poetics of example, Event and Example in Plato and Aristotle (2012), that deals with the tension between literary examples and theoretical discourses. She is working on the transformations of the concept of mimesis in the twentieth century.Enyo Stoyanov is assistant professor in the Literary Theory Department at the University of Sofia. He has published research on various theoretical topics in literary studies and the humanities, and his interests are in the fields of theory, aesthetics, and continental philosophy.Darin Tenev is associate professor in the Literary Theory Department at the University of Sofia. He is also director of the Institute for Critical Social Studies at the University of Plovdiv. He has published two books—Fiction and Image: Models (2012) and Digressions: Essays on Jacques Derrida (2013)—and various essays on Derrida and deconstruction, literary theory, contemporary philosophy, and critical theory.Jetze Touber is a postdoctoral fellow of the History Department at Ghent University. His research interests concern the history of knowledge at the interface of science, scholarship, and religion. Publications include Law, Medicine, and Engineering in the Cult of the Saints in Counter-Reformation Rome (Brill, 2014) and Spinoza and Biblical Philology in the Dutch Republic 1660–1710 (Oxford University Press, 2018). Currently he is studying the early modern perception of the materiality of human bodies.Gerwin van der Pol is lecturer in the Department of Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam. His academic work explores the psychology of the spectator. His PhD thesis “In the Author We Trust” (University of Amsterdam, 2009) explains film authorship as an effect of problematic character engagement by the spectator. He has published essays on topics ranging from film emotions to film aesthetics and ethics.Rienk Vermij is professor in the Department of History of Science at the University of Oklahoma. He obtained his PhD at Utrecht University in 1991. He is a specialist in early modern European history of science and intellectual history. Among other things, he has written on the reception of Copernicanism, the marginalization of astrology, the Enlightenment, early Newtonianism, and letters of dedication.Tuba Yalinkilic is a specialist in Chinese social history and the Chinese language, with a special focus on the northern tribes in medieval China, the history of Chinese minorities, and nationalism. Currently based in the Netherlands, she has developed an academic career in Beijing for more than fourteen years. Her PhD thesis, “Research and Arrangement of Yenisei Inscriptions,” was concluded in 2018 at Peking University. Her various articles address the history of the northern tribes in medieval China and Turkish runic and Chinese inscriptions. Previous article DetailsFiguresReferencesCited by History of Humanities Volume 4, Number 2Fall 2019 Sponsored by the Society for the History of the Humanities Article DOIhttps://doi.org/10.1086/704880 © {YEAR} by The Society for the History of the Humanities. All rights reserved.PDF download Crossref reports no articles citing this article.

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