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We’d like to congratulate the six Routledge authors awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship. The award recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions to scholarship or the arts. The authors showcased below were among the diverse group of 168 scholars and artists honored this year, chosen from a group of approximately 3,000 applicants. Click through to learn more about the achievements that earned them the prestigious fellowship and browse the titles they've published with us below:

  • Cultural Anthropologist William Balée (Tulane University).
  • Linguist Gennaro Chierchia (Harvard University) for research in the ‘Spontaneous Logicality of Language.’
  • Classicist Catherine Conybeare (Bryn Mawr College) for her work on Augustine of Hippo.
  • English and Visual & Environmental Studies Professor Marjorie Garber (Harvard University) for literary criticism.
  • Chicano performance artist, writer, activist and educator Guillermo Gómez-Peña (La Pocha Nostra, The Hemispheric Institute) for contributions to the debates on cultural & gender diversity, border culture, and US/Mexico relations. (@pochanostra on Twitter)
  • Philosopher Miriam Solomon (Temple University) for work in philosophy of science and social epistemology in improving the DSM revision process. (@msolomonphd on Twitter)

  • Titles by Honorees

    • Topics in the Syntax and Semantics of Infinitives and Gerunds

      1st Edition

      By Gennaro Chierchia

      This title, first published in 1988, is an inquiry into the nature of predication in natural language. The study is based on the hypothesis that infinitives and gerunds are not clausal or propositional constructions and attempts to provide support for such a hypothesis, whilst also drawing from…

      Paperback – 2018-03-27
      Routledge
      Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

    • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine

      1st Edition

      Edited by Miriam Solomon, Jeremy R. Simon, Harold Kincaid

      The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine is a comprehensive guide to topics in the fields of epistemology and metaphysics of medicine. It examines traditional topics such as the concept of disease, causality in medicine, the epistemology of the randomized controlled trial, the…

      Hardback – 2016-10-25
      Routledge
      Routledge Philosophy Companions

    • The Routledge Guidebook to Augustine's Confessions

      1st Edition

      By Catherine Conybeare

      Augustine’s Confessions is one of the most significant works of Western culture. Cast as a long, impassioned conversation with God, it is intertwined with passages of life-narrative and with key theological and philosophical insights. It is enduringly popular, and justly so. The Routledge…

      Paperback – 2016-06-23
      Routledge
      The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    • Inside Cultures

      A New Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, 2nd Edition

      By William Balee

      This concise, contemporary, and inexpensive option for instructors of cultural anthropology breaks away from the traditional structure of introductory textbooks. Emphasizing the interaction between humans and their environment, the tension between human universals and cultural variation, and the…

      Paperback – 2016-04-18
      Routledge

    • Shakespeare's Ghost Writers

      Literature as Uncanny Causality, 1st Edition

      By Marjorie Garber

      The plays of Shakespeare are filled with ghosts – and ghost writing. Shakespeare's Ghost Writers is an examination of the authorship controversy surrounding Shakespeare: the claim made repeatedly that the plays were ghost written. Ghosts take the form of absences, erasures, even forgeries and…

      Paperback – 2010-05-11
      Routledge
      Routledge Classics

    • Ethno-Techno

      Writings on Performance, Activism and Pedagogy, 1st Edition

      By Guillermo Gomez-Pena

      Guillermo Gómez-Peña has spent many years developing his unique style of performance-activism; his theatricalizations of postcolonial theory. In Ethno-Techno: Writings on Performance, Activism and Pedagogy, he pushes the boundaries still further, exploring what's left for artists to do in a post-9/…

      Paperback – 2005-06-30
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