The New York Public Library is pleased to announce the awarding of Short-Term Fellowships to support the following scholars from outside New York who will research the Library’s archival and special collections between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014:
• Aaron Bryant, "A Different Lens: Alternative Views of the Civil Rights Movement and the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign"
• Marvin Chochotte, “Behind the Dark Shades of State Terror": Tonton Makouts, Peasants, Labor, Development Agencies, and the Longevity of the Duvalier Dictatorship, 1957-1986
• Jesse Noah Feiman, "Adam von Bartsch (1757-1821): Genius, History, and Nation in the Scholarship of Prints"
• Stephanie Frakes, "Louis Moreau Gottschalk’s Autobiography Notes of a Pianist (1881): New Notes, New Interpretations"
• Susan Greenberg, "Macmillan: The New York Story"
• Noam Maggor, "Brahmin Capitalism: Gentlemanly Bankers, Urban Populists, and the Making of the Modern American Economy"
• Joellen A. Meglin, "Ruth Page and The Merry Widow: A Woman’s Wit and Will"
• Yael Merkin, "We Were Much Afraid of Our Voices for a Long Time": Women and Power in Gilded Age New York
• Jennifer-Scott Mobley, "Enter Fat Actress: Female Bodies on the American Stage"
• Amy Noel, “To Bring Liberty to the North”: The Invasion of Canada and the Coming of American Independence, 1774-1776
• Ellen M. Peck, "Rida Johnson Young: First Lady of Broadway"
• Christopher Phelps, "The Strike: A History of Ideas"
• Roy Scranton, "Making War in the American Century: World War II and American Literature"
• Peter Simons, "Global Heartland: Shaping the Postwar World on the North American Prairie"
• Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff, "Sophie Tucker and the Art of Invention"
• Andrew M. Stauffer, "The Making of Lord Byron’s Hours of Idleness"
• Carrie A. Streeter, "Movement Cures: Therapeutic Movement in American Pursuits of Health, 1840-1940"
• Nicholas Underwood, "Staging a New Community: Jewish Immigrant Culture and the Fight Against Fascism in Interwar France, 1922-1939"
• Maggie Yancey, "Death in the Bottle: Alcohol and the Civil War Era"
Short-Term Research Fellowship recipients 2012-2013.
• David Brenner, “The Film Schindler’s List vis-a-vis the Earliest Significant Collection of Holocaust Survivor Testimonies”
• Joshua Britton, “Building Brooklyn: Elites, Space and City-Building in the Nineteenth Century.”
• Gary Dyer, “Lord Byron on Trial.”
• Andrew Falk, “Shadow Diplomats: Constructing a Humanitarian Network during the Refugee Crisis of the 1930s and 1940s.”
• Chris Goertzen, George P. Knauff’s “Virginia Reels” and the History of American Fiddle Repertoires and Styles.
• Gary Guadagnolo, “Creating a Tatar Capital: National, Cultural, and Linguistic Space in Kazan, 1920-1940.”
• Susan Harlan, “Objects of War: Militarism, Memory, and the Making of the Early Modern English Subject.”
• Holger Hoock, “Scars of Independence: Practices and Representations of Violence in the American Revolutionary War.”
• Monica Huerta, “The Evidence of Things Unseen: Law, Photography, and Subjectivity in Nineteenth Century America.”
• Tanya Camela Logan, “Sartorial Second Skins: Black Men, Masculinity, and Agency in Dress.”
• Jessica Linker, “It is my wish to behold Ladies among my hearers”: Early American Women and Scientific Practice, 1720-1860.
• Hassan Melehy, “Jack Kerouac, Quebec in New England, and the Poetics of Exile.”
• Nicholas Mitchell, “Disciplinary Matters: Black Studies, Women’s Studies and the Neoliberal University.”
• William Piper, “Pictures at Work: African American Studio Photographers and the Business of Everyday Life, 1900-1968.”
• Adam Roberts, “Keeping Score: A Handbook of Musical Insights for Musical Theatre Artists.”
• William Slauter, “Who Owns the News? Journalism and Intellectual Property in Historical Perspective. “
• Erin Zavitz, “Revolutionary Memories: Commemorating and Celebrating the Haitian Revolution, 1804 -2004.”
Short-Term Research Fellowship recipients 2011-2012.
• Luther Adams, "Black and Blue: Toward a History of Police Brutality"
• Yelena Biberman, "Understanding Pakistan's Foreign Policy, 1947-2001"
• Andy Boyle, "Samuel Daniel’s Collection of the History of England"
• Michael Brown, "Experts, Eggheads, and Elites: Debating the Role of Intellectuals in American Political Culture, 1952-2008"
• Eric Bulson, "Little Magazine, World Form"
• Marco Carynnyk, "Ukrainians, Jews, and Poles, 1939–1941"
• Armando Chavez-Rivera, "The Formation of the Cuban Nation in the Nineteenth Century: a View from New York"
• Carol Lea Clark, "The Palestine Expedition: America’s Forgotten Mission to Ottoman Palestine"
• Ari Cushner, "Holding the Center: Cold War Liberalism and the Development of the American Century, 1945-1968"
• Diana Dinerman, "Pluralism in Motion: American Nationalism and the Lester Horton Dance Theater, 1930-1960"
• Michael Gutierrez, "Two Thieves Escaping through the Bowery (a novel)"
• Anne Hammond, "Genevieve Taggard: A Study of Her New England Poems,1935-1948"
• Carol Hess, "Historiographer of the Airwaves: Gilbert Chase and Latin American Music at the Height of the Good Neighbor Period"
• Amanda Higgins, "Instruments of Righteousness: The Intersections of Black Power, Anti-Vietnam War, and Welfare Rights Activism"
• David Levitus, "Metropolitan Progressives: Building a Social Democratic Base Across Greater Los Angeles and New York, 1930-1960"
• Paula Maggio, "Bloomsbury at War: Pacifism and the Bloomsbury Group 1914-1945"
• Julia Mansfield, "Yellow Fever’s Paradox in the Age of Reason: American Studies on Epidemic Disease in the Early Republic"
• Thomas McLean, "Citizens of the World: A Critical Biography of the Porter Family"
• Rachel Parikh, "The Development of Illustrated Books of Divination in Persia"
• Anne-Marie Reynolds, "The Life and Work of Cy Coleman"
• Raymond Parrott, "Resisting the Wind of Change:The International Politics of Portuguese Decolonization, 1961-1974"
• Jack Selzer, "Kenneth Burke in the University: Dramatism and Logology after 1940"
• Tanya Sheehan, "Blacks and Whites: Race and Photographic Humor"
• Mihoko Suzuki, "Antigone’s Example: Gender and the Politics of Civil War in Early Modern England and France"
• Wayne Wiegand, "This Hallowed Place:’ A People’s History of the American Public Library"
Short-Term Research Fellowship recipients 2010-2011.
• Tamaar Ehs, Rachel Gordon, Caroline Luce, John Sewell, Asaf Yedidya
Manuscripts and Archives Division
• Thomas Campanella, Ivan Gonzalez, Rachel Hermann, Marc-William Palen, Steven Carl Smith
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
• Caroline Franklin, Devoney Looser, Dr. M.O. Grenby, Timothy Webb
Wallach Division of Art, Prints, and Photographs
• Elisabeth Fraser, Carl Fuldner, Mazie Harris, Elizabeth McGoey, Weston Naef, Lisa Pon, Allison Stagg