Fellowship Recipients

2020-2021

Short-term Fellowships
  • Katheryn Laborde: Flannery O'Connor's Manhattan
  • Emily Van Duyne: Loving Sylvia Plath
  • Michael Glenfield: Nature and Landscape in the Poetry of Michael Longley
  • Marina Magloire: "Some Damn Body": Black Feminist Embodiment in the Spirit Writing of Lucille Clifton
  • Olaf Recktenwald: The Primal Dwelling: Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe
  • Cathy Curtis: Of Love and Loss: A Biography of Edna O'Brien
  • Armen Davoudian: No Single Poem: The Poetry Volume in the 20th Century
  • Colin Newton: Zombie
  • Holly Ranger: Sylvia Plath and Greco-Roman Literature
  • Edward O'Rourk: Maeve Brennan original archival research for PhD thesis
  • Bart Elmore: Country Capitalism: The American South and Global Ecological Change
  • Amanda Stafford: The Radical Press and the New Left in Georgia, 1968-1976
  • Daniel Ciba: Blue Roses: Tennessee Williams, Memory, and the Queer Archive
  • Colin Campbell: Choose to Attack: Punk Rock, Whiteness, and America’s Nazi Skinhead Underground, 1977-1993
  • Mark Markov: Wars not Fought: Neutrality and European Navies in American Waters during the US Civil War
  • Michelle Colbert: Stone Mountain within the cultural landscape of the city of Atlanta
  • Madison Clark: Exploring the Effects of the Confederados
  • Phillip A. Smith: Leading While Black and Male: A Historiography of Black Male School Leadership
  • Marcus P. Smith: The Black Panther Party and Mother Country Radicals: Black-White Alliances During the Black Power Movement
  • Fiona Gregory: Gender, Performance and Global Citizenship: Actresses’ Tours to Australia, 1920s-1960s
  • Sierra King: Build Your Archive
  • La' Nora Jefferson: Female Talented Tenth: Black Women's Activism, the AUC and the Transformation of Higher Education
  • Kori Graves: Skin to Skin: Dudley Beauty Corporation, Mary Kay, and the Transnational Evolution of Black Beauty
  • Mattie Webb: A Matter of Principle
  • Jalylah Burrell: Capacity for Laughter: Black Women and the American Comedic Tradition

 

LGBTQ Fellowship

  • Mark Lockwood: Black Inches: Masculinity, Visuality, and Performance in Thug Pornography

 

Billops-Hatch Award

  • Jodi Hays: The Paul R. Jones Anthology and Exhibition Project
  • Lisa Blatt: The Paul R. Jones Anthology and Exhibition Project
  • Rachel Stephens: Hidden in Plain Sight: Slavery and Suppresson in Antebellum American Art
  • Sandra Jackson-Opoku: Black Rice
  • Hayley O'Malley: Producing Blackness: African American Art and Activism in the 20th Century
  • Martina Schaefer: Black Power and African Diasporic Religions: The Spiritual and Cultural Trajectory of Black Empowerment, 1965-1998
  • Jersten Ray Seraile: God Done Opened the Sky
  • Justin Haynes: Two Hands to Clap
  • Julie Burrell: Performing Diasporic Time: Enactments of African American History
  • Dan Gutstein: Li’l Liza Jane: A Movie About A Song
  • Jill E. Rowe: Westward Migrations of Free African Americans During the Antebellum Period
  • Kimberly A. Probolus-Cedroni: Art in a Chocolate City: Visual Culture in the Nation's Capital 1927-1998

 

Donald C. Locke Award

  • Akima Mpherson: Synchronicities or productive dialogues? Reflecting Guyana in the oeuvre of Donald Locke, a Diaspora Guyanese artist

 

J. Herman Blake & Emily L. Moore Award for Research in Black Panther Party Collections

  • Sydney-Paige Patterson: Between Home and City: Radical Private Space in the Black and Dalit Panther Parties
  • Traci Parker: Beyond Loving: Love, Sex, and Marriage in the Black Freedom Movement

 

Leonard and Louise Riggio Award

  • Charlotte Teague: Matriarchal Domains: An Analysis of Spaciality of Power in Representational Novels by African American Women

 

Nancy & Randall Burkett Award for Research in Black Print Culture Collections

  • Cynthia J. Charles: The Contributions of Carter G. Woodson Scholarly Resources to African American History Curriculums at HBCUs
  • Sheila Bonner: Womanist Intellectual Activism: Three Women's Narratives
  • Sid Ahmed Ziane: How Ebony Magazine Engaged and Reacted to the Black Power Movement in the 1960s and 1970s
  • Jeong Yeon Lee: Apocalyptic Violence in the Works of David Walker and James Weldon Johnson
  • Todd Carmody: Work Requirements: Race, Disability, and Reform in Progressive America
  • Brian Piper: African American Photographers and the Studio Tradition, 1900-1970
  • Kayleigh Whitman: Faith in the World Community: Sue Bailey Thurman and Black Women's World Reconstruction, 1920-1950
  • Taina Douge: A Mixtape for Congo

 

Richard A. Long / HBCU Fellowship

  • Arthur M. Reese: The Importance of the Black Theater Alliance