Howard Fellows for 2014-2015

The Board of Administration of the George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation has awarded nine fellowships of $33,000 each for the 2014-2015 academic year. The nine recipients represent the fields of History, Music, Musicology, Playwriting, and Theatre Studies. The 2014-2015 fellows and their projects are:

 History:

 Edward D. Melillo, Assistant Professor of History and Environmental Studies, Amherst College, Out of the Blue: Nantucket and the Pacific World.

 Lydia Murdoch, Associate Professor of History, Vassar College, Called by Death: Child Mortality and the Politics of Grief in Nineteenth-Century England.

 Tracy Steffes, Associate Professor of Education and History, Brown University, Shifting Fortunes: City Schools and Suburban Schools in Metropolitan Chicago, 1945-2000.

 Lissa Wadewitz, Associate Professor of History, Linfield College, Whaling the Pacific World: Race, Sexuality, and Environment on the High Seas.

 Music:

 Benjamin Broening, Associate Professor of Music, University of Richmond, Traces: four works for mixed ensembles.

 Keeril Makan, Associate Professor of Music, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Abandon Fear for orchestra.

 Musicology:

 Dana Gooley, Associate Professor of Music, Brown University, Improvisational Aesthetics in Nineteenth-Century Music.

 Playwriting:

 Stephanie Fleischmann, Lecturer in Playwriting, Skidmore College, Sound House, a new play.

 Theatre Studies:

 David V. Mason, Associate Professor of Theatre Studies, Rhodes College, The Audiencing of Identity.