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Viral Culture Fellowship

The 2013-14 theme of “viral culture” names modes of circulation and transmission of information, ideas, and biota across time and space. The Humanities Center thinks of “viral culture” as a way to  engage an array of important and emergent contemporary phenomena- related to areas as diverse  as social networks, the internet, new media, public health, sexuality, marketing, and globalization.  Viral culture has roots, as well, in fields as diverse as the history of public health, economics,  literature, transportation, and print culture. With this theme, scholars working in diverse fields and periods will consider the ways in which the viral transmission of memes, diseases, electronic signals, print texts-of varied forms of culture-inform new research.

 

Faculty Fellows

Nicole Aljoe 
Assistant Professor, Department of English
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Ryan Cordell 
Assistant Professor, Department of English
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Justin Manjourides 
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Sciences
Bouve College of Health Sciences

Suzanna Danuta Walters 
Professor, Department of Sociology
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Sara Wylie
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

 

Graduate Fellows

Lana Cook
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English
College of Social Sciences and Humanities

M.J. Motta 
Ph.D. Candidate, Law and Public Policy
College of Social Sciences and Humanities