Christoph Daniel Ebeling Fellowship

The Christoph Daniel Ebeling Fellowship is jointly administered by the German Association for American Studies (DGfA) and AAS. Application for this short-term fellowship is made through the DGfA.

The AAS-DGfA Fellowship is open to German citizens or permanent residents at the post-graduate or postdoctoral stages of their careers. The Fellow will be selected on the basis of the applicant's scholarly qualifications, the scholarly significance or importance of the project within the field of American studies in general and its German context, and the appropriateness of the proposed study to the Society's collections.


Date Name Affiliation Position
2023-24 Phillip Grider Georg August University of Göttingen Research Associate Nonhuman Agency in Early North American Media
2022-23 Antonia Purk University of Erfurt Postdoctoral Researcher Cooking up Significations: Foodways and Racialization in American Literature of the Long 19th Century
2020-21 Elena Furlanetto University of Erfurt Postdoctoral Fellow Converts, Creoles, Renegades: Dynamics of (Dis)ambiguation in Early North American Literature
2019-20 Andrew Wells University of Greifswald Alfried Krupp Junior Fellow, Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Localising Liberty: Freedom in the Urban British Atlantic, 1660-1760
2018-19 Tatania Prorokova Philipps-Universität Marburg Adjunct Instructor in American Studies Climate Change, the Environment, and the Industrial Revolution in the U.S.
2017-18 Maria Kaspirek Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg PhD Candidate in American Studies (In)Sanitary Science: The Discourse of Mental Hygiene as Tacit Knowledge in Antebellum Literature
2016-17 Lukas Etter University of Siegen Post-Doctoral Research Fellow 'Word Problems': Popular and Educational Discourses on Mathematics in the Pre-Civil War United States
2016-17 Johanna Siebert Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz PhD Candidate Networks of Taste: The Early African Caribbean Press in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World
2015-16 Sebastian Herrmann University of Leipzig Lecturer in American Studies Imagining (Big) Data
2014-15 Heike Steinhoff Ruhr-Universitat Bochum Assistant Professor of American Studies Sex in the City: Urban Sexuality in American Literature and Culture