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‚ÄčThe American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has awarded Ph.D. candidate Anne Cross a Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art. Sponsored by the Henry Luce Foundation, this fellowship provides each recipient $40,000 for research, writing and dissertation-related travel during the 2020-21 academic year. Entitled "'Features of Cruelty Which Could Not Well be Described by the Pen': The Media of Atrocity in Harper's Weekly, 1862-1866," Cross' dissertation explores the American magazine's use of photographs depicting brutality during the Civil War and Reconstruction to influence the political views of readers, and the role of the photographic medium in the emerging visual economy of news media.

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The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has awarded Ph.D. candidate Anne Cross a 2020 Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art.

‚ÄčThe American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has awarded Ph.D. candidate Anne Cross a 2020 Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art.

4/23/2020
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Anne Cross, Graduate student, art history, Univeristy of Delaware, American Council of Learned Societies, ACLS, Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art, Henry Luce Foundation, photography, Harper's Weekly
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