Fellows on Fellowships: Video Interviews
Since the inception of its fellowship program in 1990, the Ransom Center has hosted more than 1,000 scholars as fellows. Awarded annually by the Ransom Center, the research fellowships in the humanities support scholarly projects that concentrate on the Center's collections.
Listen to fellows discuss their research, explain the process of working with primary source materials, and describe the benefits of having access to such materials.
University of London
"Hersey's Wars: John Hersey, 1914–1993"
University of Western Australia
"Stephen Gray and the role of white South African writing in the human rights struggles in South Africa"
University of Cambridge
"Visual priming and Ceylonese identities since the late nineteenth century"
Queen Mary, University of London
"The Films of Powell and Pressburger"
University of Reading
"Staging Beckett in London: Constructing Performance Histories of Samuel Beckett's Drama"
University of Exeter
"Contemporary British Poetry and Objectivism"
"Bedlam & Parnassus: The Institutionalization of Midcentury American Poetry"
R. Colin Tait
The University of Texas at Austin
"Robert De Niro's Method: Acting, Agency and Authorship in the New Hollywood (1967-1980)"
Salem State University
"The Complete Letters of Henry James"
University of Southern California
"Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles"
"Africa, (Re)Circulated: Cosmopolitan Performances of Mid-Century Modernity"
"Patriotic Shakespeare- Donald Wolfit's Productions 1941-53"
George Mason University
"Cogs in the Dream Machine: Jack Harris and the Role of Still Men in Promoting Hollywood Cinema"
Southwestern University, The University of Texas at Austin
The Blind Astronomer's Atlas: A Novel
University of Sydney
"The Holograph Manuscript of Samuel Beckett's Novel Watt: A Digital Representation and Transcription"
"A biography of Alfred and Blanche Knopf and the House of Knopf"
University of Kent, Canterbury
"The Screenwriter as Artist: The Case of Ernest Lehman"
University of Glasgow
"The Eugenic Impulse in British Writing, 1850-1930"
"In Batman's Shadow: The Life and Career of Screenwriter Warren Skaaren"
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
"Evelyn Waugh in the Military and the Church"
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
"Cool Realism: The New Journalism and American Literary Culture"
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
"We Bear Witness: Photographers Responding to War"
University of Delhi
"Minstrel Shows and Twentieth-Century African American Women's Plays"
University of Kent at Canterbury
"The Playwright as Author Icon: The Case of Arnold Wesker"
University of Durham
"Perception, Textual Genetics and Aesthetics in the Work of Samuel Beckett"
Virginia State University
"Professional Persuasions: Victorian Women's Work and The Public Career"
University of Paris Dauphine
"C. P. Snow Biography"
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