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2012-2013 Short-Term Research Fellowship Recipients Announced

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, 2012 and June 30, 2013.

Dorot Jewish Division and Slavic, Baltic, and Eastern European Collections

  • David Brenner, University of Houston
    "The Film Schindler's List vis-a-vis the Earliest Significant Collection of Holocaust Survivor Testimonies"
  • Gary Guadagnolo, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    "Creating a Tatar Capital: National, Cultural, and Linguistic Space in Kazan, 1920-1940"

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle

  • Gary Dyer, Cleveland State University
    "Lord Byron on Trial."

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature

  • Hassan Melehy, Univerisity of North Carolina Chapel Hill
    "Jack Kerouac, Quebec in New England, and the Poetics of Exile"

Library for Performing Arts

  • Adam Roberts, independent scholar
    "Keeping Score: A Handbook of Musical Insights for Musical Theatre Artists"
  • Chris Goertzen, University of Southern Mississippi
    "George P. Knauff's 'Virginia Reels' and the History of American Fiddle Repertoires and Styles"

Manuscripts and Archives Division

  • Joshua Britton, Lehigh University
    "Building Brooklyn: Elites, Space and City-Building in the Nineteenth Century"
  • Andrew Falk, Christopher Newport University
    "Shadow Diplomats: Constructing a Humanitarian Network during the Refugee Crisis of the 1930s and 1940s"
  • Holger Hoock, University of Pittsburg,
    "Scars of Independence: Practices and Representations of Violence in the American Revolutionary War"
  • Jessica Linker, University of Connecticut
    "'It is my wish to behold Ladies among my hearers': Early American Women and Scientific Practice, 1720-1860"
  • William Slauter, University of Paris 8
    "Who Owns the News? Journalism and Intellectual Property in Historical Perspective"

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

  • Susan Harlan, Wake Forest University
    "Objects of War: Militarism, Memory, and the Making of the Early Modern English Subject"
  • Monica Huerta, University of California Berkeley
    "The Evidence of Things Unseen: Law, Photography, and Subjectivity in Nineteenth Century America"

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

  • Tanya Camela Logan, University of Michigan
    "Sartorial Second Skins: Black Men, Masculinity, and Agency in Dress"
  • Nicholas Mitchell, University of California Berkeley
    "Disciplinary Matters: Black Studies, Women's Studies and the Neoliberal University"
  • William Piper, College of William and Mary
    "Pictures at Work: African American Studio Photographers and the Business of Everyday Life, 1900-1968"
  • Erin Zavitz, University of Florida
    "Revolutionary Memories: Commemorating and Celebrating the Haitian Revolution, 1804-2004"



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