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July 9, 2013


Missed It: Your 2013 Swann Foundation Fellowship Winners

The Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon at the Library of Congress has awarded five fellowships for 2013-2014.

* Alexandra Boni, George Mason University, in support of research for her dissertation, “Editorializing the Cold War: Cartoons and Commentary on Nuclear Fear and Anxiety, 1945-1989.”
* Erin Corrales Diaz, University of North Carolina, in support of research for her dissertation, “Remembering the Veteran: Disability, Trauma, and the American Civil War, 1861-1915.”
* Allison Lange, Brandeis University, in support of research for her dissertation, “Pictures of Change: Transformative Images of Gender and Politics in the Woman Suffrage Movement, 1776-1920.”
* Johnathan Pettinato, Fordham University, in support of research for his dissertation, “Burke and Britons: Edmund Burke and the Irish Other in 18th-Century Cartoons.”
* Louis Dean Valencia, Fordham University, in support of research for his dissertation, “Making a Scene: Movida, Comic Books, Punk Rock, Anti-authoritarian Youth Culture, and Creating Democratic Spaces in Franco’s Spain, 1955-1984.”

The recipients will conduct research at the Library of Congress. The Swann Foundation was established in 1967; Swann further donated a large collection of original art in the 1970s. The fellowships satisfy the foundation's declared support of research and academic publication.
 
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