RSVP is pleased to announce the following winners of this year’s Curran Fellowships! Curran Fellowships are a set of travel and research grants intended to aid scholars studying 19th-century British magazines and newspapers in making use of primary print and archival sources.
This year’s projects cover a fascinating array of topics, including a wide variety of transnational and interdisciplinary studies. Our winners for 2021 include:
- Anne Anderson, Philistines versus Aesthetes: Punch’s Campaign Against Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetes
- Brittany Carlson, (Re)mediating Math Anxieties with The Narrative, the Ephemeral, and the Visual, 1830-1940
- Eoin Carter, Richard Carlile and Radical Print Culture (1815-43)
- Eloise Forestier, The Victoria Press: A Transnational Platform of Periodical Editorship
- Alan Guenther, Christian-Muslim Relations in Victorian Periodicals
- Vaibhav Singh, Before the Revolution: Technology, Mechanization, and the Periodical Press in Colonial India
- Francesca Strobino, Investigating William Henry Fox Talbot’s Experiments in Photomechanical Printing
- Jessica Terekhov, The Life Cycle of the Part-Issued Victorian Novel
You can read more about the projects here.
Want to Apply for Next Year?
Inspired by and made possible through the generosity of the late Eileen Curran (Professor Emerita of English, Colby College), Curran Fellowships are awarded annually. Applications open in mid-November for the following year. While our funding cycle for this year is now closed, there’s always time to get started on next year’s applications! Learn more about the Curran Fellowship‘s history, application guidelines, and past winners on our website.