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2005–2006 Research Fellowship Recipients

Adedapo Adelugba
University of Ibadan
A Detailed Study of the Amos Tutuola and the Transcription Centre London Archive Manuscripts: A Historical and Critical Exploration
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Hilary Mac Austin
Independent Scholar
John Ellis Palmer, Photographer of Black Galveston
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Gerd Bayer
University of Wisconsin
John Fowles at the Movies
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Arne Bialuschewski
University Kiel
Daniel Defoe and Nathaniel Mist: The Construction of Contrasting Characters
Supported by the Lundell Endowment for the Lundell Library

Paul D. Cannan
University of Minnesota, Duluth
Shakespeare's Poetry, 1640–1866
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mallory Catlett
Independent Scholar
The Littlewood Project
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship            Fellowship

Louis Cellauro
Independent Scholar
At the Origins of Modern Scientific Archaeology: Antoine Desgodets' Les Edifices Antiques de Rome (1682)
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Patrick Cheney
Penn State University
The Oxford Edition of the Collected Works of Edmund Spenser: Collating The Shepheardes Calender
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ilias Chrissochoidis
Stanford University
From the London Stage to Westminster Abbey: Cultural Mobility of Handel's Oratorios in Britain, 1732-1784
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Bradley D. Clissold
Memorial University
Exchanging Postcards: Vernacular Modernism and the Field of Cultural Reception
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Donald Crafton
University of Notre Dame
Joseph P. Kennedy and the Struggle for Hollywood
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Ellen Crowell
Saint Louis University
Elizabeth Bowen and Eudora Welty: A Communication Spanning Oceans
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Philip Davis
University of Liverpool
A Biography of Bernard Malamud (1914–86)
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Todd DePastino
Independent Scholar
The Man Who Lived his Life Backwards: A Biography of Bill Mauldin
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Carlos L. Dews
Independent Scholar
Brotherman and Sisterwoman: The Friendship of Tennessee Williams and Carson McCullers
Supported by the Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Terence Dooley
Independent Scholar
Project on Penelope Fitzgerald
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jon Elek
University of London
Hugh Kenner: A Portrait of a Polymath
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lisa Fluet
Trinity University
Professions for Loose Women: Virginia Woolf, Elizabeth Bowen and Female Intelligence
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Harry O. Garuba
University of Cape Town
Framing Issues and Debates in the Emergence of African Literature
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Vanessa Guignery
University de La Sorbonne
Modes of Replenishment in Julian Barnes's Literary Work
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Anna Indych-López
City College of New York
Muralism Without Walls: Rivera, Orozco, and Siqueiros in the United States
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kimberly Jew
Washington and Lee University
The Modernist Stage of Elmer Rice
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nora Johnson
Swarthmore College
Laughing at Shakespeare: Vaudeville, Burlesque, and America's Shakespeareans
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Maralyn M. Johnston
Independent Scholar
Study of the Artinian Collection
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Catherine Jurca
California Institute of Technology
What the Public Wanted: Hollywood in the Forties
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Annette Kern-Stahler
University Dusseldorf
Occupation, Denazification, and Re-Education in the Historical Consciousness of British Writers
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Yu Liu
Niagara County Community College
The Gardening Aesthetics of Alexander Pope
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Joseph F. Loewenstein 
Washington University
Collected Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 1
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John McIntyre
Trent University, Peterborough
Revisiting Hugh Kenner's Modernism: The Making of a Public Intellectual
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Julia L. Mickenberg
The University of Texas at Austin
Primers on the 'New Russia': American Fantasies of Soviet Childhood, 1931–1948
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

David L. Miller
University of South Carolina
Collation of First Edition of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Carol O'Sullivan
University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Diederik Oostdijk
Vrije University
'All Wars are Boyish': American Poetry, Masculinity, and World War II
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Steven Rothman
Independent Scholar
A Literary Biography of Christopher Morley
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Axel Stahler
University Bonn
States of Being Jewish: Post-Colonial Fictions of Diaspora and Israel in Jewish Historical Novels in English since 1945
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

J. H. Stape
Independent Scholar
Life of Joseph Conrad
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kathleen Thompson
Independent Scholar
John Ellis Palmer, Photographer of Black Galveston
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Michele K. Troy
University of Hartford
English and American Authors on the Continent
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Dirk Van Hulle
University of Antwerp
 Reconstructing the Genesis of Samuel Beckett's Bilingual Works
Supported by the Cora Maud Oneal Fellowship

Larry Walker
Kyoto Prefectural University
The Program: Bringing Japanese Literature to the West
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship 

Michael Walsh
Eastern Mediterranean University, Gazimagusa
Hanging a Rebel: The Life and Work of C.R.W. Nevinson (1889–1946);
Surviving Modernism: London, the Avant-Garde and the Outbreak of the Great War
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

As part of its 2005–2006 fellowship program, the Harry Ransom Center, with support from The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, awarded five fellowships to doctoral students to support dissertation research using the Center's collections.

Elizabeth Adams
University of Nottingham
Novels of Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Geneva Gano
University of California, Los Angeles
American Places:  Modern Regionalism in the 1920s West

Laresh Jayasanker
The University of Texas at Austin
A Changing Menu: Mass Immigration and the Transformation of American Food and Culture in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945–2005

Sunny Stalter
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Underground Subjects

Matthew Wittmann
University of Michigan
American Popular Culture and the Pacific World in the Nineteenth Century

 

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