Topics » Arts & Culture   Oct. 2, 2012

Writers, Photographers, Filmmakers Among 2012 MacArthur Fellows

Dylan Penningroth, Historian

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Natalia Almada, FilmmakerUta Barth, PhotographerClaire Chase, Art EntrepreneurJunot Diaz, WriterAn-My Le, PhotographerDinaw Mengestu, WriterDylan Penningroth, HistorianLaura PoitrasBenoit Rolland, Bow MakerChris Thile, Mandolinist

Dylan Penningroth, Historian

"Historian unearthing evidence from widely scattered archives to shed light on shifting concepts of property ownership and kinship among African American slaves and their descendents following emancipation." -- MacArthur Foundation

Photo Essay

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