2006 SOUTHERN STUDIES VISITING SCHOLARS GRANT RECIPIENTS
The Southern Historical Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2006 Southern Studies Visiting Scholars Grants. The Southern Historical Collection offers these awards to individuals who plan to use the collections for a major research project, including dissertations, theses, articles, and monographs.
The 2006 Southern Studies Visiting Scholars Grant recipients are:
2006 Joel Williamson Visiting Scholar Grant
Jack L. Schermerhorn, PhD candidate, University of Virginia
"Against All Odds: Slavery and Enslaved Families in the Making of the Antebellum Chesapeake"
2006 Guion Griffis Johnson Visiting Scholar Grant
Daniel J. Sharfstein, Visiting Fellow in Legal History, Harvard Law School
"The Color Line: A History of Race, the Law, and American Lives"
2006 J. Carlyle Sitterson Visiting Scholar Grant
Gerard J. Fitzgerald, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
"Southern Exposure: Technological Innovation, Industrial Hygiene, and the Spread of Byssinosis Among North Carolina Textile Workers"
2006 John Eugene and Barbara Hilton Cay Visiting Scholar Grant
Lauren Elizabeth LaFauci, PhD candidate, University of Michigan
"Slavery and the Creation of Southern Nature, 1789-1865"