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Srinivas Bangalore

Srinivas Bangalore

Lecturer

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication

Srinivas Bangalore is vice president of AI research at Interactions LLC, where He leads a team of experts in speech and natural language processing. He has co-edited three books on supertagging, natural language generation, and language translation; has authored over 100 research publications; and holds over 100 patents in these areas. He has been awarded the Morris and Dorothy Rubinoff award for outstanding dissertation, the AT&T Outstanding Mentor Award in recognition of his support and dedication to AT&T Labs Mentoring Program, and the AT&T Science and Technology Medal for technical leadership and innovative contributions in spoken language technology and services. He currently serves as the co-editor for Computer Speech and Language journal. Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania

Neil Blackadder

Neil Blackadder

Translator in Residence (Spring 2023)

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication

Neil Blackadder is a German to English and French to English translator and the author of “Performing Opposition: Modern Theater and the Scandalized Audience.” Specializing in theater translation, Blackadder has experience collaborating on fully staged productions as well as readings of his translations, working with a number of theaters in New York City, Chicago, Portland, Washington, D.C., Berlin. and elsewhere. He has twice held residencies at the Banff International Literary Translation Centre and Writers Omi at Ledig House. His work has often been supported by the Goethe-Institut, as well as by the Consulate General of Switzerland and the Austrian Cultural Forum and the PEN/Heim Translation Fund. Ph.D. Princeton

Georgina Born

Global scholar

Department of Music

Georgina Born is a professor of music and anthropology at the University of Oxford. Earlier, she worked as a musician with avant-garde rock, jazz and improvising groups. Her work combines ethnographic and theoretical writings on music, sound, television and digital media. Her books include"Rationalizing Culture: IRCAM, Boulez and the Institutionalization of the Musical Avant-Garde," "Western Music and Its Other: Difference, Representation, and Appropriation in Music," and "Uncertain Vision: Birt, Dyke and the Reinvention of the BBC." She has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, Irvine, and McGill, Hong Kong, Oslo and Aarhus universities.

Joseph Chan

Joseph Chan

Global Scholar

University Center for Human Values

Joseph Chan is professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong. His recent research interests span Confucian political philosophy, comparative political theory, and contemporary Western theories of democracy, political equality and popular sovereignty. He is the author of "Confucian Perfectionism: A Political Philosophy for Modern Times" and, co-edited with Melissa Williams and Doh Shin, "East Asian Perspectives on Political Legitimacy: Bridging the Empirical-Normative Divide." He has been published in numerous journals such as Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, History of Political Thought, the Journal of Democracy, Philosophy East and West, and China Quarterly. He has received the University Distinguished Teaching Award, the highest award for teaching in his university. 

William Davis

Princeton Mellon Fellow

M.S. Chadha Center for Global India

William Davis is an architectural historian focusing on plants as building materials at the intersection of environmentalism, ethnobotany and insurgency. Davis is a member of the Society of Architectural Historians IDEAS committee, and an Associate of the Science, Technology and Society research group of the Asia Research Institute (ARI), National University of Singapore. He is a contributing editor at ARDETH (Turin, Italy), and a founding member of ANZA East Africa (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania). At Princeton, Davis will be working on his first book, "Palm Politics: Warfare, Folklore, and Architecture." Ph.D. University of California-Los Angeles

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