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2010-2011 Research Fellowship Recipients

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Click to view the locations of the more than 60 scholars who were awarded research fellowships for 2010-2011.
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2010-2011 Fellowship Poster (PDF)

Christiane Andersson
Bucknell University
The Censorship of Art in the German Renaissance
The Limited Editions Club Endowment

Michael Berkowitz
University College London
Jews and Photography in Britain: Connections and Developments, 1850-1972
Schusterman Center at The University of Texas at Austin/
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Regina Lee Blaszczyk
University of Pennsylvania
Norman Bel Geddes as a Fashion Intermediary
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Serena Haygood Blount
University of Alabama
William Faulkner's Early Career: A Chronology
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stephen J. Burn
Northern Michigan University
Neurofiction: the Contemporary American Novel and the Brain (Don DeLillo/ David Foster Wallace)
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Christina Cogdell
University of California at Davis
Norman Bel Geddes- Streamlining, Nature, and War
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Robert Murray Davis
University of Oklahoma
A variorum edition of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

William W. Demastes
Louisiana State University
Researching and completing a book on the works of Tom Stoppard
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Carolyn A. Durham
The College of Wooster
Understanding Diane Johnson: All-American Writer
Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment

Allen Ellenzweig
Independent Scholar
George Platt Lynes: Designed for Living
David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Judith Freeman
University of Southern California
Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Jana Funke
University of Edinburgh
Radclyffe Hall's Short Fiction
Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Peter Gahan
Independent Scholar
The Return: Bernard Shaw in Ireland 1900-1925
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

François Gallix
University Paris IV-La Sorbonne
Graham Greene: New Perspectives
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Thierry Gervais
Ryerson University
Jimmy Hare and the Beginnings of Photojournalism
David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Eugene Giddens
Anglia Ruskin University
The Complete Works of James Shirley
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Alan Eladio Gómez
Arizona State University
"Armed with Dignity Intact": Prison Rebellions, Masculinity, and Third World Solidarity
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Eva Griffith
University of Durham
James Shirley, Recusant Poet-Playwright, and the Harry Ransom Center Collections
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Susanne Hafner
Fordham University
Abbott Ellinger of Tegernsee and his Manuscript HRC 29
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Iain Halliday
University of Catania
D.H. Lawrence in Sicily and D.H. Lawrence, Translator of Giovanni Verga
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Anita Helle
Oregon State University
Anne Sexton's Photographic Self-Fashioning
Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship Endowment

Christopher Hull
University of Nottingham
Latin American Dictatorship in Graham Greene's Novels
British Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Adrian Jones
University of Sydney
Brooklyn Transfer: confession, celebrity and friendship in the correspondence between Anne Sexton and Alice Smith
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Benjamin Kahan
Louisiana State University
Sexual Emergencies: A History of Acquired Sexuality
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Michelle Kelly
University of York
Between Empires: Locating Brian Moore in the Archive
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nicolas K. Kiessling
Independent Scholar
Recusant Literature at the Ransom Center
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michael LeMahieu
Clemson University
Fictions of Fact and Value: The Literary Response to Logical Positivism, 1945-1975
Norman Mailer Endowed Fund

Lorraine Leu
University of Bristol
Modernity, criminality, and nation in late 19th and early 20th century engravings
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Brian Lewis
McGill University
Queering Britain: George Ives, Homosexuality, and Criminology from Wilde to Wolfenden
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jeffrey Marks
Independent Scholar
The Case of Erle Stanley Gardner
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Nathan John Martin
Columbia University
Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Ouvrage sur les femmes
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Ulrika Maude
University of Durham
Modernism and Medical Culture
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Jeffrey Mathes McCarthy
Westminster College
Green Modernism
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Alison McClean
Independent Scholar
Lord John Hastings, Radical Aristocrat
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Patrick McGuinness
University of Oxford
The Life and Work of Lynette Roberts
Fleur Cowles Endowment

John McIntyre
Rutgers University at Newark
Eden of Remainders: The Life and Work of James Salter
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mary Niall Mitchell
University of New Orleans
The Real Ida May: Race and Resistance after the Fugitive Slave Act
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Guido Olivieri
The University of Texas at Austin
Pioneers of the String Quartet in America: A Look at the Career of the Flonzaley Quartet Through Betti's Papers at the Harry Ransom Center
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mercedes Palau-Ribes O'Callaghan
Independent Scholar
Madeleine Boisguillaume, a woman of character in the life of Edouard Dujardin
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Stephen Partridge
University of British Columbia
HRC manuscript 46 in the textual tradition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
The Limited Editions Club Endowment

Joanna Pawlik
University of Manchester
Surrealism, the Beat Generation and the San Francisco Renaissance, 1941-1965
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Sylvie Pénichon
Amon Carter Museum
Care and Identification of 20th Century Color Photographs
Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship Endowment

Samantha Pinto
Georgetown University
Africa, (Re)Circulated: Cosmopolitan Performances of Mid-Century Modernity
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

John Pipkin
Southwestern University, The University of Texas at Austin
The Blind Astronomer's Atlas: A Novel
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stefania Porcelli
Libera Università- San Pio V
Elizabeth Bowen and the Discourse of Propaganda
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Laurence Raw
Başkent University
Patriotic Shakespeare- Donald Wolfit's Productions 1941-53
Fleur Cowles Endowment

John Rodden
Independent Scholar
Of Intellectuals and Intelligence Services: The Partisan Review Writers under the Watchful Eye of the U.S. Security Agencies
Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Magrieta Salomé Snyman
Independent Scholar
An analysis of two manuscript versions of Herman Charles Bosman's novel Willemsdorp
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Andrew Scahill
The University of Texas at Austin
Cogs in the Dream Machine: Jack Harris and the Role of "Still Men" in Promoting Hollywood Cinema
Robert De Niro Endowed Fund

Joel Schechter
San Francisco State University
The Plays of Isaac Bashevis Singer
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

J. H. Stape
St. Mary's University College, Twickenham
Towards a critical edition of Joseph Conrad's Chance
Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Matthew Sutton
College of William and Mary
Storyville: Discourses in Southern Musicians' Autobiographies
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Gijs van Hensbergen
Independent Scholar
Volume of A Life of Picasso
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Megan Walsh
Temple University
A Nation in Sight: Visual Technology and Literary Culture in the Early United States
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Paul Watt
Monash University
Ernest Newman: An Intellectual Biography
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Stephen Watt
Indiana University
Irish Schlemiels: The Irish-Jewish Unconscious and American Modernism
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

The Harry Ransom Center has awarded six dissertation fellowships as part of its 2010-2011 Research Fellowship program. The awards, jointly sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies and the Ransom Center, provide short-term residencies for scholars engaged in doctoral research based on the Center's collections.

Kirby Brown
The University of Texas at Austin
Stoking the Fire: Nationhood in Early Twentieth Century Cherokee Writing

Alexandra Herzog
Brandeis University
Gender and Sexuality in Isaac Bashevis Singer's Work: An Analysis of His Erotic Underworld

Natasha Alvandi Hunt
University of Southern California
Exhibition Effects: Seeing and Hearing Working-Class Spectators in the Mid- Victorian Novel

Jessica Steinberg
University of Ottawa
Poverty, the Press, and Public Opinion: Perceptions of Poverty in Eighteenth Century England

Ellen Turner
Newcastle University
Marie Bellos Lowndes as an Auxiliary Modernist: The Psychological Suspense Thriller and Sovereignty in the Age of Psychoanalysis

Francine Weiss
Boston University
Visual Verses: Edward Weston's Photographs for Leaves of Grass, 1941-1942

 

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