320 York Street Humanities Grant Selection Committee

Purpose

The 320 York Street Humanities Grant Selection Committee convenes each spring to choose among applicants for the collaborative project grants supported by the 320 York Humanities endowment. The committee is chaired by the Dean of Humanities. It includes the Director of the Whitney Humanities Center (ex officio), a representative from the Yale College Dean’s Office, and a body of ladder faculty, instructional faculty, and graduate student representatives from across the humanities.

Current Membership

Amy Hungerford (committee chair) | Dean of Humanities; Bird White Housum Professor of English and Professor of American Studies

Jennifer Allen | Assistant Professor of History

Paola Bertucci | Associate Professor of History and of History of Medicine; Assistant Curator, Peabody Museum

Molly Brunson | Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and of History of Art

Matthew Jacobson | William Robertson Coe Professor of American Studies and Professor of African American Studies and of History

Edward Kamens | Sumitomo Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures

George Levesque | Associate Dean of Yale College, Dean of Academic Programs, Lecturer in History

Kathryn Lofton | Deputy Dean for Diversity and Faculty Development; Professor of Religious Studies, of American Studies, and of History

Tavia Nyong’o | Professor of American Studies and Theater Studies, and of African American Studies

Ayesha Ramachandran | Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature

Kishwar Rizvi | Associate Professor of the History of Art

Karin Roffman | Senior Lecturer in Humanities and in English; Associate Research Scholar in American Studies

Pierre Saint-Amand | Benjamin F. Barge Professor of French

Theresa Schenker | Senior Lector in German, Language Program Director of German

Alicia Schmidt Camacho | Professor of American Studies; Associate Head of Ezra Stiles College

Zoltan Szabo | Professor of Philosophy and of Linguistics

Gary Tomlinson (ex officio) | John Hay Whitney Professor in the Music Department and Professor of Humanities; Director of the Whitney Humanities Center

Shawkat Toorawa | Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Andrew Vielkind | Graduate Student representative for 320 York project, History of Art and Film and Media Studies

Anna Zayaruznaya | Assistant Professor in the Music Department

Tongjia (Alex) Zhang | Graduate Student representative for 320 York project, Classics and Philosophy