Monday, June 3, 2013

And the 2013 NERFC Fellows Are.....

Kristin Allukian. Working to Become: Women, Work, and Literary Legacy in American Women's Postbellum Literature

Michael Blaakman. Speculation Nation: Land Speculators and Land Mania in Post-Revolutionary America

Richard Boles. Dividing the Faith: The Rise of Racially Segregated Northern Churches, 1730-1850

Anna Bonewitz. Fashioning the British Empire: Fashion, Imagery and Colonial Exchange in Eighteenth-Century New England

Susan de Guardiola. Figures and Changes: The Evolution of the Cotillon in France, England, and America, 1760-1840

Marian Desrosiers. John Banister and the Influence of a Colonial Newport Merchant on the Economy of Pre-Revolutionary America

Russell Fehr. Anxious Electorate: City Politics in Mid-1920s America

Benjamin Irvin. "Invalids" and Independence: Disability, Masculinity, Class, and Citizenship among Veterans of the Revolutionary War

Kathryn Irving. The American Schools for Idiotic Children: Disability and Development in the Nineteenth Century

Noam Maggor. Brahmin Capitalism: Gentlemanly Bankers, Urban Populists, and the Origins of the Modern American Economy

Karen Murray. Roxbury: African-American History, Gender, and the Politics of Urban Poverty
Steven Pitt. City upon the Atlantic Tides: Puritans, Merchants, and the Seafaring Community of Boston, 1689-1763

Ashley Smith. "We Have Never Not Been Here": Place, History, and Belonging in Native New England

Each Fellow receives a $5,000 award to visit at least three of the participating NERFC institutions for no less than two weeks' worth of research on their topic. The thirteen fellowships handed out this year are the most to date.