News and Notes
August 24, 2016
Divining a Usable Past: Psychical Research and the High-Culture Novel, 1880-1940
Sarah Sussman is a PhD candidate in the Department of English of the University of Texas at Austin. In 2015-2016 she was a Research Fellow of the Consortium. Read more about her Consortium-funded research here.
August 11, 2016
Planter’s Paradise: Nature and Culture on Hawaiʻi’s Sugarcane Plantations
Lawrence Kessler is a recent Ph.D. graduate of the Department of History at Temple University. In 2015-16, he was a Dissertation Fellow of the Consortium. Read more about his research project here.
July 26, 2016
From Bauhaus to Maxwell House: Continental Design and Social Science as Technologies of Consumer Engineering in Twentieth-Century America
Joseph Malherek received his PhD from George Washington University. In 2015-2016, he was the NEH Postdoctoral Fellow of the Consortium. Read more about his research here.
July 13, 2016
Apothecary, Surgeon, Doctress, Slave: African and European Medicine in the British Slave Trade
Carolyn Roberts is a PhD Candidate at Harvard University. In 2015-2016, she was a Dissertation Writing Fellow of the Consortium. Read more about her research here.
June 21, 2016
Orbital Decay: Space Junk and the Environmental History of Earth’s Borderlands, 1957-1985
Lisa Ruth Rand is a recent Ph.D. graduate of the Department of History and Sociology of Science, at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2015-16, she was a Dissertation Fellow of the Consortium. Read more about Rand’s research project here.