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2006–2007 Research Fellowship Recipients

Nathan Abrams
University of Aberdeen
Arthur Miller: Public Intellectual
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Gordon Allan
Independent Scholar
Joanna Southcott global archive database
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nicholas Allen
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Republic of Modernism: Irish Post-Revolutionary Culture, 1922–39
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jeff Allred
Hunter College/ CUNY
Boring from Within: James Agree, Walker Evans, and the Culture Industry
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Juan J. Alonzo
Texas A&M University
The Representation of Mexican Characters in the Films of David O. Selznick
Supported by the Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Katherine Arens
The University of Texas at Austin
Making Science American: How Migration Changed Intellectual Culture
Jointly supported by the South Central Modern Language Association and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Chukwuma Azuonye
University of Massachusetts at Boston
Study of Christopher Okigbo papers
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William Baker
Northern Illinois University
Tom Stoppard: A Bibliographical History
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William Brooks
University of York (UK)
In-and After-Flanders Fields
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

James Buickerood
University of Missouri, St. Louis
John Locke's Medical Study of Imagination
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Byron
University of Sydney (Australia)
The Composition Methods of Samuel Beckett's Novel Watt
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Luciano Cheles
University de Poitiers
Piero della Francesca's Impact on Charles Sheeler and Tom Lea, 1920–1950
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Eileen Cleere
Southwestern University
The Sanitary Arts: Aesthetic Philosophy and the Victorian Cleanliness Campaign
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Deborah W. Dickson
Independent Scholar
The Biography of Ruth Robertson: Explorer, Writer and Photographer, 1905–1999
Supported by the Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Stephen B. Dobranski
Georgia State University
John Milton's Paradise Regain'd and Samson Agonistes: Texts and Contexts
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

George Feaver
University of British Columbia
Maurice Cranston and the Theater of Politics: An Intellectual Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Helmut Flachenecker
Universityof Wurzburg, Gerbrunn
Veneration of Saints in Medieval Central European Monasteries
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

John Foley
National University of Ireland, Galway (Ireland)
The Problematic Rebel: The Knopf Translations of Camus L'Homme révolté
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Damon Franke
University of Southern Mississippi
Edwardian Literatures of the Environment
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Richard Frohock
Oklahoma State University
Paper Wars: The Story of British Piracy in the Americas, 1660–1740
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

David García-Cueto
University de Granada
Seventeenth-Century Political and Cultural Relations Between Italy and Spain in the Ranuzzi Archive
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stefano Giannini
University of Calgary
Successes and Frustrations of Luigi Pirandello's Visits to North America
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William Grange
University of Nebraska
Stella Adler and the Legacy of Representational Acting in the Theatres and Films of the United States
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Wendy Grossman
George Washington University; University of Maryland
Object and Image: Man Ray, African and the Modernist Lens
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Jennifer Jeffers
Cleveland State University
Beckett's Masculinity
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jeffrey Kahan
University of La Verne
Visual History of King Lear
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Carla Kaplan
University of Southern California
Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance
Supported by the Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Seán Kennedy
St. Mary's University
Ireland in the Drama and Prose of Samuel Beckett, 1946–51
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Klobas
Scottsdale Community College
James Louis Garvin: A Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Grzegorz Kosc
University of Lodz
In the Wake of the Bollingen Controversy: Postwar American Poets in the Public Sphere
Supported by the Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Leslie J. Moran
University of London
The Legal Life of Oscar Wilde: Writing the Trials of Oscar Wilde
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Nixon
University of Reading
George Reavey
Samuel Beckett and Little Magazines in the 1930s
Supported by the Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Margaret Oakes
Furman University
The Portrait of the Author: Renaissance Portraiture in Book Frontispieces
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Guy Ortolano
Washington University in St. Louis
Beyond the “Two Cultures”: Cultural Politics in Post-war Britain
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Lynda Pratt
University of Nottingham
The Collected Letters of Robert Southey
Supported by the Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Imre Szeman
McMaster University
The Eye and the Market: Theories and Practices of the Visual in the Era of Globalization
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Stephen Taylor
University of Reading
Newsletters, Newspapers and News Networks: English Perceptions of Europe in the Late Seventeenth Century
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

David Thiele
Seattle University
Vulgarians at the Gate: Victorian Literature and the Diffusion of Elite Culture
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

James Tierney
University of Missouri-St. Louis
British Periodicals, 1660–1800: An Electronic Index
Jointly supported by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Waldemar Zacharasiewicz
University of Vienna
Transatlantic Exchanges: Southern (Fiction) Writers (and Dramatists): Their European Contexts and Reception
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Robert Zaller
Drexel University
Evaluation of the papers and manuscripts of the Stanley Burnshaw Collection
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Linda G. Zatlin
Morehouse College
Aubrey Beardsley and his Circle
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

As part of its 2006–2007 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.

John Gronbeck-Tedesco
The University of Texas at Austin
Reading Revolution: Cuban Politics in the American Cultural Imagination, 1930–1970

Michelle Kaiserlian
Indiana University
Artistic Responses to the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám in Great Britain and the United States, c. 1900–1940

Robert Reginio
University of Massachusetts
Wallace Stevens and Marcel Duchamp: Modernism, Exile and Memory

Alison Shonkwiler
Rutgers University
Finance and the Limits of Fiction: Dreiser, DeLillo, and Abstractions of Capital in Twentieth-Century American Literature

Monica Stufft
University of California, Berkeley
Domesticating Theater Women: Early 20th Century American Performance Communities and Urban Networking

 

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