John hope franklin (january 2, 1915 – march 25, 2009) was an american historian of the united states and former president of phi beta kappa, the organization of american historians, the american historical association, and the southern historical association franklin is best known for his work from slavery to. Selected writings sources when john hope franklin arrived at the north carolina state archives in 1939 to conduct research for his harvard doctoral dissertation, he had to wait three days for a separate room to be prepared to segregate him from white scholars who were working there the archive's director even gave. John hope franklin, one of the nation's leading historians, is the only african american who has served as president of both the american historical association (aha) and this position enabled him to complete his research for his dissertation which was published in 1943 as the free negro in north carolina, 1790-1860. The john hope franklin dissertation fellowship, named in honor of a distinguished member of the american philosophical society, is designed to support an outstanding doctoral student at an american university or an exceptional american doctoral student abroad who is completing the dissertation questions concerning. Undertaking a dissertation project i would first like to thank the following organizations for funding that allowed me to travel to archives around the country and state of texas: center for black business history, dirksen congressional center, institute of historical studies at university of texas, john hope franklin center at. Dana murphy, phd candidate in english at the university of california, irvine, has received the only dissertation fellowship given by the american philosophical society this year the john hope franklin dissertation fellowship, named in honor of a distinguished member of the american philosophical.
First, the objective of the john hope franklin dissertation fellowship is to help remedy the serious shortage of faculty of color in core fields in the arts and sciences, by supporting the phd projects of minority students of great promise ( particularly african-americans, hispanic-americans and native americans) as well as. How should scholars think about subject, tone, length, and audience in revising their dissertation into a first book how are second books different ken wissoker, editorial director at duke university press, offers advice about the process, challenges, and possibilities of writing and publishing scholarly. Happy birthday to dr john hope franklin— born january 2, 1915 at it's a little slower #aroundthefhi now that finals are over these games from the who owns your dna what responsibilities do researchers have to you if you've packed house at sheafer theater for the @dukehhl reading of “informed consent.
Dr john hope franklin was a 1935 ab graduate of fisk university in nashville, tn, then earned his ma (1936) and phd (1939) from harvard franklin's doctoral dissertation, the free negro in north carolina, 1790-1860, planted the seed for his classic 1947 work, from slavery to freedom: a history of. In search of the promised land: a slave family in the old south (new narratives in american history) sep 1, 2005 by john hope franklin and loren schweninger.
In this paper, i will be analyzing john franklin's piece, “the train from hate”, which is a rather self explanatory title and chronicles the time that the author spent and the events he witnessed inside the train thesis statement: “what makes john hope franklin unique in telling the story of the train from hate is the clear. A life of learning john hope franklin charles homer haskins lecture , ma0 l american council new york, ny of learned societies april 14, 1988 the lecturer for 1988 was professor john hope franklin, james b washing dishes for my evening meal and another typing dissertations. The ralph henry gabriel prize for the best dissertation in american studies the lora romero first book publication prize the john hope franklin best book) it seems that all other kinds of disasters are no less hazardous, but fire write about simple rules to escape the danger the library catalogue is.