2011 Fellows

Fall 2011 Fellows

Jasmin Darznik
English, Washington & Lee University
LUSTRE: A Nonfiction Novel of Iran

Mary Lyons
Independent Scholar
Dark Passage: How 50 Boys, 100 Slaves, and 1500 Irishmen Built the Most Dangerous Railroad Tunnel in the World, Independent Scholar

Susan McKinnon
Anthropology, University of Virginia
Marital Signs of Progress: The Prohibition of Cousin Marriage and the Making of “Modernity”

Marika Preziuso
Birkbeck College, University of London
Mapping the Lived-Imagined Caribbean: Postcolonial Geographies

John Ragosta
Independent Scholar
Patrick Henry: Federalist

Allison Robinson
Robert Russa Moton Museum Junior Fellow
Prince Edward County: Oral History Project

Jamie Ross
Filmmaker & Writer
At the Welcome Table: Southern Food and Southern Identity

Kara Dixon Vuic
History and Political Science, Bridgewater College
A Touch of Home: Gender, Recreation, and Twentieth Century Wars

Spring 2011 Fellows

Mehr Farooqi
South Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Virginia
Muhammad Hasan Askari: Voice of Peace, World of War

Corinne T. Field
History, University of Virginia
The Politics of Adulthood in America, 1792-1939

George Greenia
Modern Languages, College of William and Mary
Pilgrimage: Medieval Models, Modern American Rituals

Hermine Pinson
English and Africana Studies, College of William and Mary
Promise to be Water: A Memoir of Healing

Marika Preziuso
Birkbeck College, University of London
Mapping the Lived-Imagined Caribbean: Postcolonial Geographies

Paula Seniors
Africana Studies and Sociology, Virginia Tech
For Freedom Now: African American Woman Racial Activists (1958-1994): Mae Mallory, the Monroe Defense Committee and African American Woman Sojourners of the Grenadia and Nicaraguan Revolution

Beth Taylor
Independent Scholar
Paul Jennings and the Right to Rise

Tatiana van Riemsdijk
History, University of British Columbia
Politics of Piety: Sunday schools and African Colonization Activity in Rural Virginia, 1790-1840