The Bingham Center is pleased to announce the recipients of the Mary Lily Research Grants for 2006-2007. These modest grants support students, scholars, and independent researchers who wish to travel to Duke in order to make use of our collections. Congratulations to:
Samantha Barbas, Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, University of California at Berkeley, for work on a book about the life and career of Gloria Steinem and her involvement in the women's movement in the 1970s-1990s.
Elizabeth Bishop, Adjunct Lecturer, Dept. of History, University of North Carolina in Wilmington, for work on a book and an article about access to abortion and women's citizenship in the USSR and Arab states, 1930-1980.
Lyz Bly, Dept. of History, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, for work on her dissertation on connections between second wave radical feminism and the third wave riot grrrl movement.
Janet Davidson, Cape Fear Museum of History and Science in Wilmington, NC, for work on an exhibition about women's lives in the Lower Cape Fear before 1900.
Katarina Keane, Dept. of History, University of Maryland, College Park, for work on her dissertation on feminist activism in the American South, 1960s-1970s.
Sarah Maitland, for work on a book about zines written by women and women-identified people, 1990-2005.
Kevin O'Neill, English Studies, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, for work on his dissertation examining plagiarism, authorship and autobiography in the work of author Kathy Acker.
Doreen Piano, Assistant Professor, English Dept., University of New Orleans, for work on a book about the production, distribution and reception of independent "Do-It-Yourself" publications.
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