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Handlin is an ACLS Dissertation Fellow

April 28, 2014

Emily Handlin, a doctoral candidate in Department of the History of Art and Architecture, has been named a 2013-14 Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellow in American Art by the American Council of Learned Societies. This year, the ACLS awarded 10 fellowships to advanced graduate students pursuing “promising and ambitious Ph.D. research in the study of object- and image-based American art history.” The fellowships are awarded to graduate students at any stage of Ph.D. dissertation research or writing for scholarship on a topic in the history of the visual arts of the United States. Handlin's dissertation, titled Moving Beyond Vision: Eadweard Muybridge in Philadelphia examines photographs taken by Muybridge between 1884 and 1887 at the University of Pennsylvania and published under the title Animal Locomotion.