HSP, LCP Welcome February 2017 Fellows

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HSP, LCP Welcome February 2017 Fellows

Monday, January 30, 2017

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) and The Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) jointly award approximately 25 one-month fellowships for research in residence in either or both collections during each academic year. Fellows hail from across the country and around the world, utilizing both institutions' collections in contemporary scholarship.

HSP and LCP proudly welcome the February 2017 fellows:

Chris Babits, PhD Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin, To Cure a Sinful Nation: A Cultural and Intellectual History of Conversion Therapy in the United States from the Second World War to the Present Day, HSP Greenfield Fellow

Cassandra Berman, PhD Candidate in History, Brandeis University, Motherhood and the Court of Public Opinion: Transgressive Maternity in America, 1768–1868, HSP-LCP Short-Term Fellow

Dr. Mara Caden, Department of History, Yale University, Mint Conditions: The Politics and Geography of Money in Britain and its Empire, 1650-1750, PEAES Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. William Coleman, Department of the History of Art, Washington University in St. Louis, Painting Houses: The Domestic Landscape of the Hudson River School, NEH Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Vanessa Holden, Department of History, Michigan State University, Forming Intimacies: Queer Kinship and Resistance in the Antebellum American Atlantic, Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Postdoctoral Fellow

Jonathan Lande, PhD Candidate in History, Brown University, Disciplining Freedom: Union Army Slave Rebels and Emancipation in the Civil War Courts-Martial, HSP McFarland Fellow

Scott Miller, PhD Candidate in History, University of Virginia, A Merchant’s Republic: Independence, Depression, and the Development of American Capitalism, 1760–1807, PEAES Short-Term Fellow

Crystal Webster, PhD Candidate in Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Fugitive Play, Discursive Resistance: The Politics of Black Childhood in Nineteenth-Century America, Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Dissertation Fellow

To learn more about available fellowships, click here.