Cabot fellowships awarded to faculty

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Eleven Harvard faculty members received 2021 Walter Channing Cabot Fellowships for their achievements in “literature, history or art, as such terms may be liberally interpreted.” The group includes:

Rosie Bsheer
Assistant professor of history
“Archive Wars: The Politics of History in Saudi Arabia” (Stanford University Press, 2020)

David Damrosch
Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Comparative Literature and Director of the Institute for World Literature
“Comparing the Literatures: Literary Studies in a Global Age” (Princeton University Press, 2020)

Alice Jardine
Professor of Romance languages and literatures and of studies of women, gender and sexuality
“At the Risk of Thinking: An Intellectual Biography of Julia Kristeva” (Bloomsbury, 2020)

David Joselit
Professor of art, film, and visual studies
“Heritage and Debt: Art in Globalization” (MIT Press, 2020)

Jill Lepore
David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History
“IF THEN: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future” (W.W. Norton & Company, 2020)

Durba Mitra
Carol K. Pforzheimer Assistant Professor at the Radcliffe Institute and assistant professor of studies of women, gender, and sexuality
“Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought” (Princeton University Press, 2020)

David Pedulla
Professor of sociology
“Making the Cut: Hiring Decisions, Bias, and the Consequences of Nonstandard, Mismatched, and Precarious Employment” (Princeton University Press, 2020)

Michael Sandel
Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government
“The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good?” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020)

Namwali Serpell
Professor of English
“Stranger Faces” (Transit Books, 2020)

David Der-wei Wang
Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature and of Comparative Literature
“Why Fiction Matters in Contemporary China” (Brandeis University Press, 2020)

James Wood
Professor of the practice of literary criticism
“Serious Noticing: Selected Essays, 1997-2019” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020)