Fellows and Staff

Call for 2021-22 Graduate Fellows (Due March 1)

The call for 2021-22 C21 Graduate Fellows (PDF) is now open! The Center for 21st Century Studies (C21) has an opening for one or two graduate student fellows for the 2021-22 year. This position is open to students at the… Read More

Read Aneesh Aneesh’s New Piece in Noema: “Citizenship Is a Myth”

Former C21 Faculty Fellow Aneesh Aneesh (Sociology, UWM) has a new piece featured in Noema! The piece, “Citizenship is a Myth,” speaks to the crisis of citizenship that informs the Trumpian politics of membership (and all such politics from India… Read More

Call for 2021-22 UW-System Fellows: Due March 1

Our call for 2021-22 UW System Fellows is now open! Applications are due Monday, March 1, 2021. Each year the Center constitutes a group of UWM Faculty Fellows, as well as an external System Fellow, to contribute to C21’s mission… Read More

Former Fellow Aneesh Aneesh Featured on CNN’s “A Global Solution”

Former C21 Faculty Fellow Aneesh Aneesh was recently featured in CNN’s video series, The Y2K Story! Aneesh is featured in Episode 5: “A Global Solution,” which discusses the effects of U.S. companies outsourcing programming work in preparation for Y2K to… Read More

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for C21 Faculty Fellows (2021-22)

We have extended the application deadline for our call for 2021-22 Faculty Fellows. Applications are now due Monday, December 21, 2020. Each year, the Center constitutes a group of UWM Fellows, who are provided release time from teaching to pursue… Read More

New Fellow Book: Caroline Seymour-Jorn’s Creating Spaces of Hope

Congratulations to former C21 Faculty Fellow Caroline Seymour-Jorn (French, Italian, and Comparative Literature) on the recent publication of her new book, Creating Spaces of Hope: Young Artists and the New Imagination in Egypt (American University in Cairo Press, 2020). Caroline… Read More

New Fellow Book: Gabriel Menotti and Virginia Crisp’s Practices of Projection

Congratulations to 2017-18 Visiting Fulbright Scholar Gabriel Menotti (Queen’s University) on a new collection co-edited with Virginia Crisp (King’s College, London)! The new book, Practices of Projection: Histories and Technologies (Oxford, 2020) features chapters from Amanda Egbe, Ian Goode, Stefania… Read More

Call for 2020-21 Graduate Fellows Now Open

The call for 2020-21 Graduate Fellows (PDF) is now open! C21 employs three part-time graduate fellows (doctoral candidates) whose studies align with our interests in critical, digital, and public humanities. Employment includes salary plus tuition remission. A C21 graduate fellowship… Read More

C21 Faculty Fellow Aneesh Aneesh Awarded a 2020-2021 Berggruen Fellowship

Congratulations to current C21 Faculty Fellow Aneesh Aneesh for being selected for a 2020-2021 Berggruen Fellowship! The Berggruen Fellowship is administrated by the University of Southern California’s Berggruen Institute and is designed to “support inquiries that bring multicultural and interdisciplinary… Read More

New Book: Former Fellow Elana Levine’s Her Stories Available Now

book cover for Her StoriesElana Levine, one of C21’s 2018-19 Faculty Fellows, has a new book from Duke University Press. Levine worked on the new book, Her Stories: Daytime Soap Opera and US Television History, during her time at the Center.