Lexi Neame, Dissertation Fellow 2017/18, Santa Barbara
I study how facts become authoritative in public life. For me, the task of the humanities is comprehension, or as Arendt put it: facing up to–and, where necessary, resisting–reality.
Nina Rismal, Dissertation Fellow 2017/18, Santa Barbara
I am concerned with visions of utopian societies and their value for effecting desirable social change. Desire and hope for a better future lie at the core of my work in Humanities and Social Change.
Zoë Sutherland, Dissertation Fellow 2017/18, Santa Barbara
As poetic making informs how individuals come to know and value each other in the early modern period, so for me it opens up questions of freedom and equality in our own.