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American Literature (2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Christopher Newfield The United States has long been seen as the world's leader in higher education, but in fact its academic outcomes have been stagnating or falling for years. Newfield shows that the current funding model for higher education is not the solution to this educational crisis but its...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (4): 769–797.
Published: 01 December 2008
... to literature by the Julius Rosenwald Fund, arguably the most influential philanthropy at mid-century dedicated to race relations. For the fund, literature was a privileged tool for antiracist social transformation because of its unique capability to arouse white sympathies. Jodi Melamed argues that such ideas...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 June 2013
... interrogates US mass culture at a crucial moment in its foreign expansion, during a period when many Europeans feared an Americanization of their cities and cultures concomitant with US-funded postwar rebuilding. The text’s fictive geographies represent a Faulknerian spatial imagination unthinkable...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (2): 205–227.
Published: 01 June 2023
...-processing powers—from machine translation to early AI. This article contextualizes the computer poetry of Alison Knowles, Nanni Balestrini, and others within the scientific concerns of mathematicians like Theo Lutz and linguists like Margaret Masterman. Framed by governmental power, university funding...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (3): 563–587.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Exchange,” which introduces the black transnationalist network of musical forms, proper names, and social locations that reverberate throughout the poem. Lowney’s essay discusses the implications of Hughes’s ironic allusion to the “cultural exchange” of African American “jazz ambassadors,” who were funded...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 397–423.
Published: 01 June 2017
...David M. Stewart Abstract The first part of this article identifies major problems facing college English in Taiwan, including declining enrollment, reduced funding, and widespread contingent hiring, linking them to similar problems associated with the humanities crisis in the United States...
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 2 Jacob Lawrence, The Eviction , 1935. Gouache and collage on cardboard, 28 x 38 3/8 inches. Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Michener Acquisitions Fund, 1969, © 2012 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York More
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 691–693.
Published: 01 September 2000
... a number of short- and long-term visiting research fellowships during the year 1 June 2001–31 May 2002. The awards, which range from one to twelve months of support, are funded by the National Endowment for the Humani...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 901.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of application and be at the dissertation-writing stage. Long-term fellowships, primarily funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, are typically for five to nine months and carry a stipend of $4,000 per month. Recipients of long-term fellowships may...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (3): 691–694.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... Long-term fellowships, primarily funded by the National Endow- ment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, are typically for five to nine months and carry a stipend of $3,000 per month. Re- cipients of long-term fellowships may not be engaged in graduate work and ordinarily...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (3): 637–638.
Published: 01 September 2004
... their preliminary or general examinations at the time of application and be at the dissertation-writing stage. Long-term fellowships, primarily funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, are typically for five to nine months and carry a stipend of $4,000 per...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 703–704.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., research. Graduate students must have passed their preliminary or general examinations at the time of application and be at the dissertation-writing stage. Long-term fellowships, primarily funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, are typically...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 665–667.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., or independent, research. Graduate stu- dents must have passed their preliminary or general examinations at the time of application and be at the dissertation-writing stage. Long-term fellowships, primarily funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 653–655.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of donor-funded journalism is Sawaya’s discussion of Howells’s novel A Hazard of New Fortunes (1890). She argues that Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller served as models for the millionaire Jacob Dryfoos, who sponsors a literary magazine and then hopes to influence its contents: “In Howells’s fictional...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (3): 585–594.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and poor students (many of whom are already part of the workforce) is not a capitulation to the capitalist machine, Brim argues that the queer studies taught and understood at well-funded institutions bears little relevance to the day-to-day lives of most college students of which his at the College...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (4): 781–809.
Published: 01 December 2013
... assis- tance elsewhere than computer science and engineering, science and technology, or even science in general. One almost hesitates to sug- gest this in the current political climate, when government, research council, and private funding in the UK are focused on the STEM sub- jects (science...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 709–737.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., it is an indisputable fact that industrial schools pledged to prepare black men and women for the very Southern labor force that fed the business interests of the philanthropists who funded them. In return, they received financial support that far out- weighed the funds accorded to strictly collegiate...
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American Literature 11218893.
Published: 07 March 2024
... the Adolescent Family Life Act s (1981) denial of funding to programs that advocate, promote, or encourage abortion (Solinger 1998: xiv). 1989 s Webster v. Reproductive Health Services upheld a Missouri law which stated that human life begins at conception and placed restrictions on abortion access, coming...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 629–654.
Published: 01 December 2021
... a compromise. While Holden’s gift of healing is predicated on a romantic, expansive vision of care, the research institute enables only a moderate form of tempered change. Meanwhile, the notion of any kind of modern health care reform fades from view. While the prospects of state-funded health care...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 357–387.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the covert or ‘‘disappeared’’ parts of U.S. history, one notable chapter of which is the funding by U.S. citizens of governments that ‘‘disappear’’ and torture their citizens (in the amount of over $4 billion in the Salvadoran con- flict alone). To ‘‘open the wound’’ up to the anonymous reader threat...