2019 BMRC Summer Short-Term Fellows (listed alphabetically) 


Ashley Dennis

PhD Candidate, Department of African American Studies, Northwestern University

Project Title:  More Than Teachers: The Intellectual Thought and Activism of Black Women Educators in Chicago, 1930-1967

Olivia Hagedorn

PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Project Title: “Call Me African”: Black Women and Diasporic Cultural Feminism in Chicago, 1930-1980

Thabiti Lewis

Associate Professor of English, Washington State University, Vancouver

Project Title: Chicago and the Black Arts Movement

Sasha Phyars-Burgess

Diane Danmeyer Fellow, Columbia College Chicago

Project Title:  Untitled Photography Project in Austin, Chicago

Tyler Schmidt

Associate Professor of English, Lehman College CUNY

Project Title: Midwest Make Believe: The Practices of Queer Regionalism