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Guggenheim Foundation Names 2019 Fellows

NEW YORK—The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced that it will award fellowships to 168 scholars, fellowships to a diverse group of 168 scholars, artists, and writers, including Dora Budor, Dara Friedman, Colin Gee, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Jane Hammond, Guadalupe Maravilla, Catherine Opie, and Aki Sasamoto.

Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the fellows were chosen from a pool of almost three thousand applicants. They hail from twenty-eight states, the District of Columbia, and two Canadian provinces and represent forty-nine scholarly disciplines and artistic fields and seventy-five different academic institutions.

“It’s exceptionally satisfying to name 168 new Guggenheim Fellows,” Edward Hirsch, president of the Foundation, said in a statement. “These artists and writers, scholars and scientists, represent the best of the best. Each year since 1925, the Guggenheim Foundation has bet everything on the individual, and we’re thrilled to continue to do so with this wonderfully talented and diverse group. It’s an honor to be able to support these individuals to do the work they were meant to do.”

Since its establishment in 1925, the foundation has granted more than $360 million in fellowships to over 18,000 individuals. This year marks the foundation’s ninety-fifth competition. The fellows in the categories of Creative Arts and Humanities are as follows:

CREATIVE ARTS

Choreography:
Kimberly Bartosik
Colin Gee
Jo Kreiter
Pontus Lidberg
Christopher Rudd

Drama & Performance Art:
Guillermo Gómez-Peña
Karen Hartman
Daniel Alexander Jones
Sylvan Oswald
Peggy Shaw

Fiction:
Edward Carey
Patricia Engel
Michael Helm
Catherine Lacey
Carmen Maria Machado
Helen Schulman
Luis Alberto Urrea

Film-Video:
Cecilia Aldarondo
Eric Baudelaire
Sean Buckelew
Christiane Cegavske
Jessica Dimmock
Yance Ford
Dara Friedman
Mariah Garnett
Mark Grieco
Brigid McCaffrey
Matthew Porterfield
Benita Raphan
Steve Rowell
Thorsten Trimpop

Fine Arts:
Yevgeniya Baras
Dora Budor
Julie Buffalohead
Elena del Rivero
Mark Dion
Daniel Duford
Merion Estes
Jane Hammond
Elliott Hundley
Fabienne Lasserre
Michelle Lopez
Guadalupe Maravilla
Daniel Joseph Martinez
Matthew Mazzotta
Suzanne McClelland
Tiona Nekkia McClodden
Ann McCoy
Maryrose Cobarrubias Mendoza
Aki Sasamoto
Jim Shrosbree
Hồng-Ân Trương
Fatimah Tuggar
Entang Wiharso
Carrie Yamaoka
Deborah Zlotsky

General Nonfiction:
Anna Badkhen
Alexandra Chasin
Mark Danner
Janine di Giovanni
Lawrence P. Jackson
Kevin M. Kruse
Christopher Merrill
Sam Stephenson

Music Composition:
Samuel Adams
Sandeep Das
Suzanne Farrin
Zeena Parkins
Sam Pluta
Matthew Ricketts
Katharina Rosenberger
Jen Shyu
Christopher Trapani
Manuel Valera
Matthew White

Photography:
Ben Altman
Carl Corey
Barbara Davidson
Jessica Eaton
Jennifer Garza-Cuen
Ron Jude
Peter Kayafas
Kathya Maria Landeros
Catherine Opie
Janet L. Pritchard
Jeffrey Stockbridge
Carmen Winant

Poetry:
Cyrus Cassells
Thomas Centolella
Camille T. Dungy
Carmen Giménez Smith
Joanna Klink
Robin Coste Lewis
Shane McCrae
Dean Rader
Lloyd Schwartz

HUMANITIES

American Literature:
Branka Arsić

Architecture, Planning, & Design:
Cassim Shepard

Classics:
Catherine Conybeare
James I. Porter

Dance Studies:
Ann Cooper Albright

East Asian Studies:
Michael K. Bourdaghs
Lothar von Falkenhausen

English Literature:
Marjorie Garber
Elizabeth Carolyn Miller

European & Latin American History:
Lauren Benton
David Carey Jr.
James Vernon

Film, Video, & New Media Studies:
Alexander R. Galloway
John Durham Peters
Noa Steimatsky

Fine Arts Research:
Susanna Berger
Julia Bryan-Wilson
Ittai Weinryb

History of Science, Technology, & Economics:
Ian Burney
Edmund Russell

Intellectual & Cultural History:
Helena Rosenblatt
Ronald Schechter
Ilya Vinitsky
Linguistics
Gennaro Chierchia

Literary Criticism:
Rachel Adams
Michael W. Clune
Jed Esty

Medieval & Renaissance History:
Mark Jurdjevic

Medieval & Renaissance Literature:
Gerard Passannante

Music Research:
Elisabeth Le Guin
Peter J. Schmelz

Near Eastern Studies:
G. Manning

Philosophy:
Agnes Callard
Robert B. Pippin
Henry S. Richardson
Miriam Solomon

Religion:
Glenn Dynner

Translation:
Douglas Smith

US History:
Brian DeLay
Richard R. John
Ari Kelman
Ibram X. Kendi
Scott Reynolds Nelson

April 12, 2019