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Graduate Fellows: Current & Past

Taxing Empire: The Political Economic Origins of the American Revolution, 1748-1780
Spring Semester 2012
Yale Divinity School, Institute of Sacred Music
Yale Graduate and Professional School Fellow (Research)
African-American 20th Century Theatre: Langston Hughes and Alvin Ailey
January, February, March, 2009
Spanish and Portuguese
Yale Graduate and Professional School Fellow (Fall 2007 award / Research)
Canon Law and the Demonstrative System of Bartolome de las Casas' Writings
Spring semester, 2008
History of Art
Yale Graduate and Professional School Fellow (Pre-Prospectus)
Figurative Fictions: Nineteenth Century African-American Portraiture and Pictorial Cartographic Languages
July 1 - August 22, 2008
School of Drama
Yale Graduate and Professional School Fellow (Research)
The Life and Work of James Weldon Johnson
July 7 - August 28, 2008
School of Drama
Yale Graduate and Professional School Fellow (Research)
Primitivism and Politics in German Expressionist Drama 1907-1920
July 1 - August 29, 2008
Architecture School
Yale Graduate and Professional School Fellow (Fall 2007 award / Research / Professional school )
The Infrastructure of Empire: London's Liquid Networks
Spring semester, 2008



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