The John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture announces the recipients of our 2009-2010 travel grants. These grants allow scholars to travel to Durham to conduct research using the Franklin Research Center's collections.
Andrew Kahrl, Department of History, Marquette University, for researching African American beaches and resorts in the American South from 1890 to the present.
Kristine McCuskey, Department of History, Middle Tennessee State University, for studying the management of death in the South.
Aaron Carico, Department of American Studies, Yale University, for research regarding finance, aesthetics, and the political reconstruction of the United States.
Michelle Fellows, Department of History, University of Utah, for a study of children, race, and memory in the Antebellum South.
Nicole Turner, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania, for studying Black Churches and Black Politics in Post-emancipation Virginia.
Jamie Warren, Department of History, Indiana University, for dissertation research about death, ideology, and community on Antebellum plantations.
Rory Golden, independent scholar and artist, for a project entitled "You Think I Can Eat All That Chicken Here?"
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