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2011–2012 Research Fellowship Recipients

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Eilhard Lubin, Labyrinthus, vel Imago Vitae Humanae in quo Errores miseriae et calamitates humani generis graphice...exponuntur, ca. 1600, popular imagery collection; Barnum and Bailey circus poster, circus collection; Helmut Gernsheim, Spiral Staircase at St. Paul's Cathedral: Looking Down, 1943, Gernsheim collection; publicity poster for Her Gilded Cage, 1922, Gloria Swanson collection; Blaise Cendrars and Sonia Delaunay-Terk, La Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France, 1913.

2011-2012 Fellowship Poster (PDF)

Milly S. Barranger
Independent Scholar
Audrey Wood and the Playwrights: Shaping American Theater and Film in the last Century
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Gerd Bayer
University of Erlangen
John Fowles: Selected Short Fiction and Film Scripts
Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment

Peter Beal
University of London
Catalogue of English Literary Manuscripts 1450–1700
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Cari Beauchamp
Independent Scholar
Gloria Swanson (a biography)
Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Ashly Bennett
Cornell University
For Shame: Emotion, Gender, and Innovation in the Nineteenth-Century British Novel
Henriette F. and Clarence L. Cline Memorial Endowment Fund

Sandrine Boudana
New York University
Narratives in American War Photography Since 1855: A Revision of the "Compassion Fatigue" Theory?
David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Andrew Boyle
Brasenose College
Samuel Daniel's Collection of the History of England (1618)
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Sharad Chandra
Independent Scholar
Albert Camus and His Publishers
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Anne Chisholm
Independent Scholar
Selected Letters of Dora Carrington
British Studies Fellowship

Patrick Collier
Ball State University
Modern Print Artifacts
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Davide Crosara
Sapienza University of Rome
Samuel Beckett's Technological Imagination
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jacob S. Dorman
The University of Kansas
"Mislike Me Not For My Complexion": A Black Actor on the English Stage and the Birth of Black Nationalism
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Erina Duganne
Texas State University
Implicating History: Susan Meiselas and the Traffic of Nicaragua in Photography
Marlene Nathan Meyerson Photography Fellowship

Jessie Fillerup
University of Richmond
Music and Theatrical Magic
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michelle Tolini Finamore
Independent Scholar
Fashioning Early Cinema: Dress and Representation in American Film, 1905–1930
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Nicholas Fisher
University of London
Preparation of Bibliography of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647–80)
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Julia L. Foulkes
The New School
A Place for Us: West Side Story and New York
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Christie Fox
Utah State University
"One Must Have Soil to Have Roots": A Survey of Irish-Jewish Literature
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Joel Galand
Florida International University
Yale Broadway Masters: Kurt Weill
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Clare Gill
Queen's University Belfast
Olive Schreiner and the Literary Marketplace, 1883–1914
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Vincent Giroud
Université de Franche-Comté
A biography of Nicolas Nabokov
Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Russell Goulbourne
University of Leeds
The Poetry of Voltaire in the Desmond Flower Collection
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Shane Graham
Utah State University
Langston Hughes, Cosmopolitanism, and Black Atlantic Literature
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Leger Grindon
Middlebury College
Raging Bull: Prizefighter and the Boxing Film
Robert De Niro Fellowship

Brooks E. Hefner
James Madison University
"Somebody's going to make 'literature' of it": Cultural Value, Vernacular Modernist Language, and Hard-boiled Detective Fiction
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

J. Timothy Jacobs
Independent Scholar
The Empathic Imagination: Aesthetical-Philosophical-Theoretical Antecedents for David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Zoe Jaques
Anglia Ruskin University
Lewis Carroll's Alice: A Publishing History
The Limited Editions Club Endowment

Laure Anne Goldstein Katsaros
Amherst College
Lives of No Consequence: Caroline Aupick, Isabelle Rimbaud, Judith Gautier
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Patrick Keating
Trinity University
A Dynamic Frame: Classical Cinema, Modernity, and Camera Movement
Warren Skaaren Film Research Endowment

Patrick Keller
University of California, Irvine
Subversively Personal: Surfiction's 'rescue of the truth of experience' in Vietnam War-era America
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Lidia Lanza
University of Porto
The Princely Figure in Late Renaissance and Early Modern Italian Political Thought (1550–1660)
The Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Amanda Laugesen
Australian National University
Cold War Publishing and the Book in the Developing World, 1950–1968
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Matthew Levay
Harvard University
Preservation and Promotion: Ellery Queen and the Marketing of American Detective Fiction
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Chris Louttit
Radboud University Nijmegen
The Bohemian Man of Letters and the Rise of Sensation Fiction
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Nancy C. Lutkehaus
University of Southern California
A Transnational Friendship: Miguel Covarrubias and René d'Harnoncourt (1930–1957)
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Brenda Machosky
University of Hawai'i West O'ahu
The "Absent Presence" of Aboriginal Voices in Post-Contact Literature of Australia
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Rosemary Malague
University of Pennsylvania
Stella Adler's Feminist Subtext
Schusterman Center Fellowship

Adrienne L. McLean
The University of Texas at Dallas
Movie Star Looks: Makeup and Hair in the Studio Era
Robert De Niro Fellowship

Mike Miley
Flintridge Preparatory School
Reading Wallace Reading: David Foster Wallace's Glosses and the Aesthetic Benefits of Close Reading
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Emilie Morin
University of York
Samuel Beckett and Cultural Politics
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Jacqueline O'Connor
Boise State University
Illegal Bodies: Law and Emotion in the Work of Tennessee Williams
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Lisa Otty
University of Dundee
Literature, Print, and Small Press Politics: Nancy Cunard and John Rodker
Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Lois More Overbeck
Emory University
The Letters of Samuel Beckett
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Felicity Palmer
Clarkson University
Ideas of Intimacy: Yvonne Vera and Bessie Head
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Sean Pryor
University of New South Wales
The Problem with Poetry: John Rodker and Nancy Cunard
Hobby Family Foundation Endowment

Megan Quigley
Villanova University
Vaguely Philosophical: Modernist Fiction and the Challenge of Philosophy
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Eugenio Refini
University of Warwick
Renaissance Manuscripts of Aristotelian works (15th–17th centuries)
C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Bradley Rogers
University of Toronto
Redressing The Black Crook: Musical Theatre, Integration, and the Dancing Body
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Roberta Rubenstein
American University
'Character Piracy' and romans à clef: Doris Lessing and Clancy Sigal
Fleur Cowles Endowment

Kevin M. Schultz
University of Illinois at Chicago
How Norman Mailer and William F. Buckley's Different Understandings of Freedom Shaped the 1960s
Norman Mailer Endowed Fund

Carol Sklenicka
Independent Scholar
Biography of American Novelist Alice Adams
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Stephen John Charles Taylor
University of Reading
The court, Catholicism and the culture of news in Restoration England: the letters of Edward Coleman
Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Andrea S. Thomas
Loyola University Maryland
Oscar Wilde's Multilingual Salomé
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Olga M. Ushakova
Tyumen State University
Russian Contexts of High Modernism: T. S. Eliot and Russian Culture
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Tom Wells
Independent Scholar
The Innocence Revolution
Woodward and Bernstein Endowment

Eric D. Whiteside
William A. Hough High School
David Foster Wallace's Search for Morality: A Teacher's Story
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Richard Williams
Independent Scholar
The Cool and Lam novels of A. A. Fair (Erle Stanley Gardner)
Erle Stanley Gardner Endowment for Mystery Studies

Annalisa Zox-Weaver
Independent Scholar
The Winner Loses: The Long and Curious Friendship of Francis Rose and Gertrude Stein
Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

The Harry Ransom Center has awarded eight dissertation fellowships as part of its 2011–2012 research fellowship program. These fellowships, 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.

Jonathan E. Coleman
University of Kentucky
For Hire: Same-Sex Prostitution in Modern Britain

Josef Horáček
Emory University
Translation as Homage and Parody: The Zukofsky Catullus

Kate Jones
The University of East Anglia
The Fiction of A. L. Barker

Matt King
The University of Texas at Austin
Sublime Identification: The Rhetoric of Postmodernism

Frédéric Marty
University of Toulouse-Le Mirail
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Madame Dupin and the Ouvrage sur les femmes

Esmaeil Haddadian Moghaddam
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
The translation agents of the Tehran branch of the Franklin Book Program

Katie Reid
University of Sussex
Sites of Authority: The African Writer and the Marketplace

Ileana L. Selejan
New York University
Postmodern Warfare, in Images: The Aesthetics of War Photography in the Late 1970s and 1980s

 

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