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2017–2018 Research Fellowship Recipients

Ruksana Abdul-Majid
Independent Scholar
A Critical Edition of G. V. Desani's The Indian Journal (1951–1958)
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Mark Lynn Anderson
University of Pittsburgh
Manufacturing Film History: The Legacies of Film Historical Practice in America, 1915­–1939
Supported by the Robert De Niro Fellowship

Stephanie Anderson
Tsinghua University
Editing New York: Daisy Aldan and Folder Magazine
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

Antonio Baldassarre
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Serving the Music: The Flonzaley Quartet
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Anna Barton
University of Sheffield
Mary Elizabeth Coleridge: Domestic Networks and Intellectual Thresholds at the Fin de Siècle
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Naomi Billingsley
University of Manchester
The Macklin Bible and Extra-Illustration
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

John Clegg
Independent Scholar
Selected Letters of Christopher Middleton
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Brooke Conti
Cleveland State University
Religious Nostalgia from Shakespeare to Milton
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Laurence Cossu-Beaumont
Université Paris 3, Sorbonne Nouvelle
The William A. Bradley Literary Agency in Paris: French-American Conversations
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Cahal Dallat
Independent Scholar
Robinson Jeffers' Irish Literary Influences: A Bi-Directional Exchange
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Diletta De Cristofaro
De Montfort University, Leicester
Time in Jim Crace's Fiction
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

James Deaville
Carleton University
Succumbing Attractions: Music and Sound in Film Trailers
Supported by the Dorot Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Allard den Dulk
Amsterdam University College
Wallace's Existentialist Intertexts: Comparative Readings with the Fiction of Kafka, Dostoevsky, Camus, and Sartre
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Derek Dunne
Folger Shakespeare Library
Rogues' Licence: Counterfeiting Authority in Early Modern Literature
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Amanda Gagel
University of California, Berkeley
Selected Letters of Vernon Lee (1856–1935)
Supported by the Fleur Cowles Endowment Fund

John Garrison
Grinnell College
Shakespeare and the Afterlife
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Aimee Gasston
Birkbeck, University of London
Elizabeth Bowen's Stammer
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Susan Gaylard
University of Washington
Beautiful Monsters: Erasing Women from Renaissance Histories
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Freya Gowrley
University of Edinburgh
Assembling the Self: Collage, Montage, and Assemblage in Britain and North America, 1780–1914
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Thomas A. Guiler
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
The Art that is Life and Commerce: Ideology and the Marketplace in the American Arts and Crafts Movement
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Tanya Horeck
Anglia Ruskin University
Capturing Crime in the Digital Age
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Neil Hultgren
California State University, Long Beach
Cosmic Romance: The Universe in British Fiction, 1885–1925
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Florence Impens
University of Manchester
In Their Own Words: Poetry in Translation in the United Kingdom after 1962
Supported by the Alfred A. and Blanche W. Knopf Fellowship

Brad Kent
Université Laval
Censorship, Literature, and the Cultural Politics of Affect in Ireland, 1922–75
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

James Knowles
Royal Holloway University of London
Strays and Duplicates: John Egerton, the Egerton Family, and the Bridgwater Library
Supported by the Carl H. Pforzheimer Endowment

Michael LeMahieu
Clemson University
Civil War, Civil Rights: Genres of Memory in American Literature
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Jeehyun Lim
Denison University
The Past and the Present of the Korean War
Supported by the David Douglas Duncan Endowment for Photojournalism

Gary Love
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Not So Stupid: Conservative Thought and the Renewal of Democratic Politics in Britain, 1918–55
Supported by the Ben Bradlee Fellowship in Journalism

Simon Loxley
Independent Scholar
Rediscovering Emery Walker
Supported by the Limited Editions Club Endowment

Sharon Marcus
Columbia University
The Drama of Celebrity
Supported by the Edwin Gale Fellowship

Siriol McAvoy
Cardiff University
Lynette Roberts and Medievalism: The Presence of the Past
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Kristin Moriah
Grinnell College
Dark Places: Modernity, Space and Black Performance
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Emily Christina Murphy
University of Victoria
Modernism, Feminism, and the Ego-Network
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Adrian Paterson
National University of Ireland, Galway
Poets on Air: W. B. Yeats and Other Radio Artists
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Nicolás Pernett
Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia
Colombian Readings of Gabriel García Márquez
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Michael Peterman
Trent University
The Writings of John Craig (1921–82)
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Steven Price
Bangor University
The Screenwriting of David Mamet
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Karen Racine
University of Guelph
Yo, el Rey: Robert Southey and the Luso-Hispanic World, 1790–1825
Supported by the British Studies Fellowship

Yvonne Reddick
University of Central Lancashire
All for Oil: Palm Oil, Petroleum, and Environmental Protest in Nigerian Literature, 1952–2000
Supported by the C. P. Snow Memorial Fund

Nadine Ribault
Independent Scholar
Valentine Hugo: Ombres et vertiges
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Russell Samolsky
University of California, Santa Barbara
Afterworlds: J. M. Coetzee and the Ends of Writing
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Robin Schofield
Independent Scholar
Regeneration Dialogues: An Investigation of the Unpublished Religious Works of Sara Coleridge
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Samir Sellami
Universidade Federal Fluminense
The Shaping of Objects in Don DeLillo's Underworld
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Oliver Soden
Independent Scholar
Michael Tippett: A Biography
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Matthew Solomon
University of Michigan
Magic and Race on the Turn-of-the-Century Stage
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Carole-Anne Sweeney
Goldsmiths, University of London
Vagabond Fictions: Christine Brooke-Rose and Brigid Brophy
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Julie Turnock
University of Illinois, Urbana
Special Visual Effects: Digital Rendering in the Global Effects Industry
Supported by the Thomas G. Smith Endowed Fund

Jonathan Ullyot
University of Toronto
Ezra Pound and the Matter of Troy
Supported by the Frederic D. Weinstein Memorial Fellowship

Celso Vieira
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Reference, Predication, and Lies in Plato, Vlastos, and Beyond
Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Fellowship Endowment

Maurice Walsh
Brunel University
Lines of Anxiety: Graham Greene in the Twentieth Century
Supported by the Ben Bradlee Fellowship in Journalism

 

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

As part of its 2017–2018 fellowship program, the Harry Ransom Center, with generous support from The University of Texas at Austin Office of Graduate Studies, has awarded 11 fellowships to graduate students for dissertation research in the Center's collections.

William Burch
Rutgers University
Dramaturgies of Dependence: The Institutions of American Theater, 1929–1973

Reid Echols
The University of Texas at Austin
Conservatism and Conservation: Ecology and Rural Nostalgia in Interwar Britain

Yanie Fécu
Princeton University
Noise and Variations: Decolonizing Sound in Post-1945 Caribbean Literature and Music

Inês Vieira Gomes
University of Lisbon
Photography Between Portuguese and British Colonial African Frontiers: Photographic Albums in South Africa, Mozambique, and Angola (1890s–1940s)

Margaret Innes
Harvard University
Signs of Labor in the American Photographic Press, 1926–1951

Ilnyun Kim
The Ohio State University
The Liberal Persuasion: The Congress for Cultural Freedom and the Intellectual Cold War in the World, 1950–1967

Isabel Lane
Yale University
Literary Fallout: The Russian and American Novel After the Bomb

Davis Smith-Brecheisen
University of Illinois, Chicago
Between the Novel and Reader

Tessa Thorniley
The University of Westminster
Reading China in Paperback: How Penguin Books has Shaped Readers' Responses to China

Sarah Papazoglakis
University of California, Santa Cruz
Doing Good, Behaving Badly: Fictions of Philanthropy in the Americas

Elliott Turley
The University of Texas at Austin
Tragicomic Ethics on the Modern Stage

 

 

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