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Queer O’Connor: Surprises from the Archives

In February 2019, Sean DiLeonardi conducted research at Emory’s Rose Library as a recipient of our Short-Term Fellowship Program. Mr. DiLeonardi is a PhD candidate in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina Chapel...

A Repulsive Monument to Stone Mountain and Black Resistance

In summer 2016, Barry Mauer, associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Central Florida, conducted research with Rose Library’s Kelly Miller family papers and Stone Mountain collection. The “repulsive monument” is a textual genre invented by...

Following the Fellows: Liz Smith

I am a PhD candidate at Liverpool Hope University, UK, researching the work of African American playwright Alice Childress (1916-1994). A short-term fellowship from Emory University enabled me to access the fantastic facilities of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives,...

Following the Fellows: Zeb Larson

I spent a week in the Emory Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives & Rare Book Library reading through Leon Sullivan’s papers. I’m working on a dissertation of the U.S. anti-apartheid movement, particularly its diplomatic and transnational aspects. Leon Sullivan was...