The Board of Administration of the George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation has awarded nine fellowships of $33,000 each for the 2016-2017 academic year. The nine recipients represent the fields of Creative Non-Fiction, Literary Translation into English, Film Studies, and Literary Studies. The fellows and their projects are:
Aviya Kushner, Associate Professor, Columbia College Chicago, Nomad.
Patrick Madden, Associate Professor, Brigham Young University, Uruguary: an abededary of personal essays.
Elizabeth Rush, Andrew Mellon Fellow in Pedagogical Innovation at Bates College, Something Like Vertigo: Essays from the American Shore.
Literary Translation into English:
Michelle Gil-Montero, Associate Professor of English, Saint Vincent College, The First English Translation of Argentine Poet J. C. Bustriazo Ortiz.
Roger Hallas, Associate Professor of English, Syracuse University, A Medium Seen Otherwise: Photography and Documentary Film.
Yiman Wang, Associate Professor of Film and Digital Media, University of California, Santa Cruz, “Orientally Yours”: Anna May Wong’s Still-Moving Performance in the Age of Segregation.
Heather Love, R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania, Practices of Description: Reading the Social in the Post-War Period.
T. Urayoán Noel, Assistant Professor of English and Spanish and Portuguese, New York University, Geographies of Translation: Modernist Poetics of the Americas.
Ravit Reichman, Associate Professor of English, Brown University, Lost Properties of the Twentieth Century.