Marianne Hirsch Co-Director
Marianne Hirsch is the William Peterfield Trent Professor of English and Comparative Literature and of Sexuality and Gender Studies at Columbia University.
Diana Taylor Co-Director
Diana Taylor is University Professor and Professor of Performance Studies and Spanish at New York University.
Susan Meiselas Co-Organizer
Susan Meiselas is a documentary photographer and author of Carnival Strippers (1976),
Lorie Novak Co-Organizer
Lorie Novak’s photographs, installations, and Internet projects explore issues of
Laura Wexler Co-Organizer
Laura Wexler is co-Principal Investigator of the Women, Religion and Globalization project.
Lee Xie Project Manager
Lee Xie is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese at New York University.
Lex Taylor Web Design & Development
Lex is a multimedia artist specializing in illustration, design, video, and photography.
George Emilio Sanchez Workshop Leader
george emilio sanchez is a writer, performance artist and social activist
María Jose Contreras Lorenzini Workshop Leader
María Jose Contreras Lorenzini is a Chilean performance artist and scholar.
Kamal Badhey Workshop Leader
Kamal Badhey (she/her) is a photographer, artist-educator and independent curriculum designer
Noni Carter Workshop Leader
Noni Carter is a historical and speculative fiction author.
Jordan Corine Cruz Workshop Leader
Jordan Corine Cruz (b. 1993) is a Puerto Rican interdisciplinary artist
Carina del Valle Schorske Workshop Leader
Carina del Valle Schorske is a writer and translator
Alo Gorozpe Artist, Curator and Community Organizer
Alo Gorozpe is an artist, curator and community organizer. Born in Mexico City, Alo has a bachelor in Architecture from Universidad Iberoamericana (México City)
Işın Önol Curator, Educator, Writer
Isin Önol is a curator and writer based in New York. She has been working as an independent curator (predominantly in the USA, Austria and Turkey) since 2009.
Public Humanities and Arts Graduate Fellows
Luis Rincon Alba [NYU]:
Luis Rincon Alba is a Colombian artist and scholar based in New York City since 2010.
Linda Aristondo [Columbia]:
Linda Aristondo is a Latina bilingual woman of color and attorney championing the needs of vulnerable populations.
Gabriel Carle [NYU]:
Gabriel Carle (San Juan, 1993) completed a B.A. in Escritura Creativa at Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras,
Bárbara Pérez Curiel [NYU]:
Bárbara Pérez Curiel is a Ph.D. student at New York University’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
Mia Florin-Sefton [Columbia]:
Mia Florin-Sefton is a Ph.D. candidate and University Writing Instructor in the English & Comparative Literature Department
Fadila Habchi [Yale]:
Fadila Habchi received her B.A from the City College of New York and her PhD from Yale University.
Kristin Hankins [Yale]:
Kristin Hankins is a Ph.D. candidate in American Studies at Yale University. She holds a B.A. in Urban Studies
Nancy Ko [Columbia]:
Nancy Ko is a scholar of race, capital, and migration working at the intersection of Jewish and Middle East Studies.
Leah Kogen-Elimeliah [City College of New York]
Leah Kogen-Elimeliah is a poet, essayist, short story and nonfiction writer from Moscow,
Aya Labanieh [Columbia]:
Aya Labanieh is a Ph.D. candidate in the English and Comparative Literature Department,
Guilherme Meyer [NYU/SSHRC, Canada]:
I’m a PhD candidate and teaching assistant in the Department of English at New York University.
Laura Salvatore [City College of New York]
Laura Salvatore is a poet, currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing at The City College of New York,