Vera Ingrid Grant

Independent Scholar

Biography

Spring 2012: Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow

"Fused Encounters:" Transnational Race in the U.S. Occupation Zone in Germany, 1918–1923

Project Description

"Fused Encounters:" Transnational Race in the U.S. Occupation Zone in Germany, 1918–1923

Grant's research project "'Fused Encounters:' Transnational Race in the U.S. Occupation Zone in Germany, 1918–1923" analyzes the material and visual culture of race and military discourse in the American occupation zone on the Rhine, in Germany after World War I. Primary and secondary sources include soldier and civilian personal and military objects, and an array of visual media, in addition to military correspondence, soldiers' diaries, regiment periodicals, diplomatic records and literature.

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