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RA-50107-12
Fellowships at the National Humanities Center
Elizabeth Mansfield, National Humanities Center

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Mapuche Historians Write and Talk Back: The Background and Role of !Escucha Winka! Cuatro ensayos sobre Historia Nacional Mapuche y un epilogo sobre el futuro (2006)" (Article)
Title: Mapuche Historians Write and Talk Back: The Background and Role of !Escucha Winka! Cuatro ensayos sobre Historia Nacional Mapuche y un epilogo sobre el futuro (2006)"
Author: Luis E. Carcamo-Huechante
Abstract: not available
Year: 2014
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: E-misferica

Ficciones de circulacion y domicilio (Article)
Title: Ficciones de circulacion y domicilio
Author: Luis E. Carcamo-Huechante
Abstract: not available
Year: 2014
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Insula

Diasporic Intelligences in the American Philippine Empire: the Transnational Career of Dr. Najeeb Mitry Saleeby (Article)
Title: Diasporic Intelligences in the American Philippine Empire: the Transnational Career of Dr. Najeeb Mitry Saleeby
Author: Timothy W. Marr
Abstract: not available
Year: 2014
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Mashriq & Mahjar: A Journal of Middle East Migration Studies 2:1 (Spring/Summer 2014): 77-98

Mozart’s Grace (Book)
Title: Mozart’s Grace
Author: Burnham, Scott G
Abstract: It is a common article of faith that Mozart composed the most beautiful music we can know. But few of us ask why. Why does the beautiful in Mozart stand apart, as though untouched by human hands? At the same time, why does it inspire intimacy rather than distant admiration, love rather than awe? And how does Mozart's music create and sustain its buoyant and ever-renewable effects? In Mozart's Grace, Scott Burnham probes a treasury of passages from many different genres of Mozart's music, listening always for the qualities of Mozartean beauty: beauty held in suspension; beauty placed in motion; beauty as the uncanny threshold of another dimension, whether inwardly profound or outwardly transcendent; and beauty as a time-stopping, weightless suffusion that comes on like an act of grace. Throughout the book, Burnham engages musical issues such as sonority, texture, line, harmony, dissonance, and timing, and aspects of large-scale form such as thematic returns, retransitions, and endings. Vividly describing a range of musical effects, Burnham connects the ways and means of Mozart's music to other domains of human significance, including expression, intimation, interiority, innocence, melancholy, irony, and renewal. We follow Mozart from grace to grace, and discover what his music can teach us about beauty and its relation to the human spirit. The result is a newly inflected view of our perennial attraction to Mozart's music, presented in a way that will speak to musicians and music lovers alike.
Year: 2013
Primary URL: http://firstsearch.oclc.org.proxy.lib.duke.edu/WebZ/FSQUERY?dbname=WorldCat:searchtype=idblink:format=BI:next=html/records.html:bad=html/records.html:numrecs=10:index1=no%3A:term1=802103271:sessionid=fsapp3-36632-i8qavdkd-oevc4e:searchtype=advanced
Primary URL Description: worldcat link
Access Model: codex and ebook available for purchase
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780691009100
Copy sent to NEH?: No

William J. Seymour and the Origins of Global Pentecostalism: A Biography and Documentary History (Book)
Title: William J. Seymour and the Origins of Global Pentecostalism: A Biography and Documentary History
Author: Espinosa, Gasto´n
Abstract: In 1906, William J. Seymour (1870–1922) preached Pentecostal revival at the Azusa Street mission in Los Angeles. From these and other humble origins the movement has blossomed to 631 million people around the world. Gastón Espinosa provides new insight into the life and ministry of Seymour, the Azusa Street revival, and Seymour's influence on global Pentecostal origins. After defining key terms and concepts, he surveys the changing interpretations of Seymour over the past 100 years, critically engages them in a biography, and then provides an unparalleled collection of primary sources, all in a single volume. He pays particular attention to race relations, Seymour's paradigmatic global influence from 1906 to 1912, and the break between Seymour and Charles Parham, another founder of Pentecostalism. Espinosa's fragmentation thesis argues that the Pentecostal propensity to invoke direct unmediated experiences with the Holy Spirit empowers ordinary people to break the bottle of denominationalism and to rapidly indigenize and spread their message. The 104 primary sources include all of Seymour's extant writings in full and without alteration and some of Parham's theological, social, and racial writings, which help explain why the two parted company. To capture the revival's diversity and global influence, this book includes Black, Latino, Swedish, and Irish testimonies, along with those of missionaries and leaders who spread Seymour's vision of Pentecostalism globally.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: http://https://dukeupress.edu/William-J-Seymour-and-the-Origins-of-Global-Pentecostalism/index.html
Primary URL Description: publisher's URL
Access Model: codex available for purchase
Publisher: Duke University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780822356288
Copy sent to NEH?: No

Latino Pentecostals in America: Faith and Politics in Action (Book)
Title: Latino Pentecostals in America: Faith and Politics in Action
Author: Espinosa, Gasto´n
Abstract: Every year an estimated 600,000 U.S. Latinos convert from Catholicism to Protestantism. Today, 12.5 million Latinos self-identify as Protestant—a population larger than all U.S. Jews and Muslims combined. Spearheading this spiritual transformation is the Pentecostal movement and Assemblies of God, which is the destination for one out of four converts. In a deeply researched social and cultural history, Gastón Espinosa uncovers the roots of this remarkable turn and the Latino AG’s growing leadership nationwide. Latino Pentecostals in America traces the Latino AG back to the Azusa Street Revivals in Los Angeles and Apostolic Faith Revivals in Houston from 1906 to 1909. Espinosa describes the uphill struggles for indigenous leadership, racial equality, women in the ministry, social and political activism, and immigration reform. His analysis of their independent political views and voting patterns from 1996 to 2012 challenges the stereotypes that they are all apolitical, right-wing, or politically marginal. Their outspoken commitment to an active faith has led a new generation of leaders to blend righteousness and justice, by which they mean the reconciling message of Billy Graham and the social transformation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Latino AG leaders and their 2,400 churches across the nation represent a new and growing force in denominational, Evangelical, and presidential politics. This eye-opening study explains why this group of working-class Latinos once called “The Silent Pentecostals” is silent no more. By giving voice to their untold story, Espinosa enriches our understanding of the diversity of Latino religion, Evangelicalism, and American culture.
Year: 2014
Access Model: book available for purchase
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780674728875
Copy sent to NEH?: No

The Medieval New: Ambivalence in the Age of Innovation (Book)
Title: The Medieval New: Ambivalence in the Age of Innovation
Author: Ingham, Patricia Clare
Abstract: Despite the prodigious inventiveness of the Middle Ages, the era is often characterized as deeply suspicious of novelty. But if poets and philosophers urged caution about the new, Patricia Clare Ingham contends, their apprehension was less the result of a blind devotion to tradition than a response to radical expansions of possibility in diverse realms of art and science. Discovery and invention provoked moral questions in the Middle Ages, serving as a means to adjudicate the ethics of invention, and opening thorny questions of creativity and desire. The Medieval New concentrates on the preoccupation with newness and novelty in literary, scientific, and religious discourses of the twelfth through sixteenth centuries. Examining a range of evidence, from the writings of Roger Bacon and Geoffrey Chaucer to the letters of Christopher Columbus, and attending to histories of children's toys, the man-made marvels of romance, the utopian aims of alchemists, or the definitional precision of the scholastics, Ingham analyzes the ethical ambivalence with which medieval thinkers approached the category of the new. With its broad reconsideration of what the "newfangled" meant in the Middle Ages, The Medieval New offers an alternative to histories that continue to associate the medieval era with conservation rather than with novelty, its benefits and liabilities. Calling into question present-day assumptions about newness, Ingham's study demonstrates the continued relevance of humanistic inquiry in the so-called traditional disciplines of contemporary scholarship.
Year: 2015
Primary URL: http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/15366.html
Primary URL Description: publisher's website
Access Model: book and ebook available for purchase
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 978-0-8122-470
Copy sent to NEH?: No

The Witch and the Hysteric: The Monstrous Medieval in Benjamin Christensen’s “Häxan (Book)
Title: The Witch and the Hysteric: The Monstrous Medieval in Benjamin Christensen’s “Häxan
Author: Alexander Doty
Author: Ingham, Patricia Clare
Abstract: Benjamin Christensen’s 1922 Swedish/Danish film Häxan (known under its English title as Witchcraft Through the Ages) has entranced, entertained, shocked, and puzzled audiences for nearly a century. The film mixes documentary with fantasy, history with theatrics, religion and science, the medieval past and modern culture. This uncanny content is compounded by the film’s formal strangeness, a mixture of quasi-documentary with fictional episodes, illustrated lectures alongside docudrama recreations and dreamscapes. Is this a documentary, a horror flick, or both? In this chapbook, authors Doty and Ingham argue that the puzzle of Christensen’s Häxan might be unraveled by attending to the film’s provocative and paradoxical medievalism, its fantasmatic rendering of the witch as a medieval monster. Such monstrous medievalism, moreover, sheds considerable light on the politics of gender and culture once the witch is rendered a female figure in a time out-of-joint.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: http://punctumbooks.com/titles/witch-hysteric/
Primary URL Description: publisher website
Access Model: book available for purchase and open access ebook
Publisher: Punctum
Type: Multi-author monograph
ISBN: 13-978-069223

Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form (Book)
Title: Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form
Author: Saint-Amour, Paul K
Abstract: Total war: a conflict that exempts no one, disregarding any difference between soldier and civilian. Tense Future forever alters our understanding of the concept of total war by tracing its emergence during the First World War, its incubation in air power theory between the wars, and above all its profound partiality. For total war, during most of the twentieth century, meant conflict between imperial nation states; it did not include the violence those states routinely visited on colonial subjects during peacetime. Tacking back and forth between metropole and colony, between world war and police action, Saint-Amour describes the interwar refashioning of a world system of violence-production, one that remains largely intact in our own moment of perpetual interwar.
Year: 2015
Primary URL: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/tense-future-9780190200954?cc=us&lang=en&
Primary URL Description: publsiher website
Access Model: book and ebook available for purchase
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780190200954
Copy sent to NEH?: No

Bayeux Tapestry and Its Contexts: A Reassessment (Book)
Title: Bayeux Tapestry and Its Contexts: A Reassessment
Author: Pastan, Elizabeth Carson
Author: White, Stephen D.
Abstract: Buy E-Book More Sharing ServicesShare Share on email Email a friend or librarian Add to Wish List [Printer Friendly Page] Aspects of the Bayeux Tapestry (in fact an embroidered hanging) have always remained mysterious, despite much scholarly investigation, not least its design and patron. Here, in the first full-length interdisciplinary approach to the subject, the authors (an art historian and a historian) consider these and other issues. Rejecting the prevalent view that it was commissioned by Odo, the bishop of Bayeux and half-brother of William the Conqueror, or by some other comparable patron, they bring new evidence to bear on the question of its relationship to the abbey of St Augustine's, Canterbury. From the study of art-historical, archeological, literary, historical and documentary materials, they conclude that the monks of St Augustine's designed the hanging for display in their abbey church to tell their own story of how England was invaded and conquered in 1066.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: http://www.boydellandbrewer.com/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=14586
Primary URL Description: publisher website
Access Model: book available for purchase
Publisher: Boydell Press
Type: Multi-author monograph
ISBN: 9781843839415
Copy sent to NEH?: No

Piranesi's Lost Words (Book)
Title: Piranesi's Lost Words
Author: Heather Hyde Minor
Abstract: Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the most important artists eighteenth-century Europe produced. But Piranesi was more than an artist; he was an engraver and printmaker, architect, antiquities dealer, archaeologist, draftsman, publisher, bookseller, and author. In Piranesi’s Lost Words, Heather Hyde Minor considers Piranesi the author and publisher, focusing on his major publications from 1756 to his death in 1778. Piranesi designed and manufactured twelve beautiful, large-format books combining visual and verbal content over the course of his lifetime. While the images from these books have been widely studied, they are usually considered in isolation from the texts in which they originally appeared. This study reunites Piranesi’s texts and images, interpreting them in conjunction as composite art. Minor shows how this composite art demonstrates Piranesi’s gift for interpreting the classical world and its remains—and how his books offer a critique of both the Enlightenment project of creating an epistemology of the classical past and how eighteenth-century scholars explicated this past. Piranesi’s books, Minor argues, were integral to the emergence of the modern discipline of art history. Using new, previously unpublished archival material, Piranesi’s Lost Words refines our understanding of Piranesi’s works and the eighteenth-century context in which they were created.
Year: 2015
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/piranesis-lost-words/oclc/898113307
Primary URL Description: Worldcat
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780271065496
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

Thunder Shaman: Making History with Mapuche Spirits in Chile and Patagonia (Book)
Title: Thunder Shaman: Making History with Mapuche Spirits in Chile and Patagonia
Author: Bacigalupo, Ana Mariella
Abstract: Thunder Shaman represents an extraordinary collaboration between Francisca Kolipi and anthropologist Ana Mariella Bacigalupo, who became Kolipi’s “granddaughter,” trusted helper, and agent in a mission of historical (re)construction and myth-making. The book describes Francisca’s life, death, and expected rebirth, and shows how she remade history through multitemporal dreams, visions, and spirit possession, drawing on ancestral beings and forest spirits as historical agents to obliterate state ideologies and the colonialist usurpation of indigenous lands. Both an academic text and a powerful ritual object intended to be an agent in shamanic history, Thunder Shaman functions simultaneously as a shamanic “bible,” embodying Francisca’s power, will, and spirit long after her death in 1996, and an insightful study of shamanic historical consciousness, in which biography, spirituality, politics, ecology, and the past, present, and future are inextricably linked. It demonstrates how shamans are constituted by historical-political and ecological events, while they also actively create history itself through shamanic imaginaries and narrative forms.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://http://www.worldcat.org/title/thunder-shaman-making-history-with-mapuche-spirits-in-chile-and-patagonia/oclc/910802577
Publisher: University of Texas Press, Austin
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9781477308806


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