List of Recipients


Recipients of the Robert A. Schanke Research Award

La Donna L. Forsgren, 2016: “For Members Only to #BlackLivesMatter: The Black Revolution on Campus”

Chandra Owenby Hopkins, 2105:  “Whispers from a Silent Past: Inspiration and Memory in Natasha Tretheway’s Native Guard

Jennifer Goodlander, 2014: “Khmer Identities through the Arts after the Killing Fields in a Post-9/11 New York City”

Christin Essin, 2013: “Memory Control: Mythology, Technology, and A Chorus Line

Naomi Stubbs, 2012: “The Black Void: Absenting Labor in Pleasure Gardens”

Lisa Jackson-Schebetta, 2011: “Companies to Keep: Air Raid Dramas and International Ethical Responsibility in America, 1936-1939”

Beth Osborne, 2010: “Storytelling, Chiggers, and the Bible Belt: The ‘Georgia Experiment’ as the Public Face of the Federal Theatre Project”

Kelly Carolyn Gordon, 2009: “Class Act(resses): How Depression-Era Stage Actresses Utilized Conflicting Cultural Ideals for Women to Fight Economic Crisis in Their Community”

Robert B. Shimko, 2008: “The Miseries of History: Shakespearean Extremity as Cautionary Tale on the Restoration Stage”

Scott Irelan, 2007: “Goon, Warrior, Communitarian, and Mythos: The Lincoln Legend of Dramatic Literature and Live Performance”

Shauna Vey, 2006: “The Master and the Mademoiselle: Gender Secrets in Plain Sight in Non-Text Based Antebellum Performance”

Ellen MacKay, 2005: “Toward a New Theatre History of Dionysus”