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FA-55167-10Research Programs: Fellowships for University TeachersPatrick L. BurkeWhat's My Name?: Rock, Race, and Revolution in the 1960s1/1/2010 - 8/31/2010$33,600.00PatrickL.Burke   Washington UniversitySt. LouisMO63130-4862USA2009Music History and CriticismFellowships for University TeachersResearch Programs336000336000

I request an NEH Fellowship to support the research and writing of my book What's My Name? Rock, Race, and Revolution in the 1960s. The book investigates associations between rock music and radical politics, which both played fundamental roles in US popular culture and social history during the late 1960s. While present-day cultural critics often conflate rock, revolutionary rhetoric, and African American cultural politics into a monolithic vision of "the Sixties," I argue that these facets of 1960s culture were related in intricate ways, sometimes working in tandem and sometimes contradicting one another. I propose a more precise approach that better describes both the relationship of rock to African American music and the broader connection between popular music and political movements. The book seeks to provide an account of US cultural history at a crucial historical moment and to expand our understanding of the complex relationship between musical and political expression.

PW-50551-10Preservation and Access: Humanities Collections and Reference ResourcesUniversity of Wisconsin SystemDictionary of American Regional English7/1/2010 - 6/30/2012$350,000.00JoanH.Hall   University of Wisconsin SystemMadisonWI53715-1218USA2010EnglishHumanities Collections and Reference ResourcesPreservation and Access250000100000250000100000

Preparation of the last volume and the updated online edition of the "Dictionary of American Regional English" (DARE), which documents geographical differences in the vocabulary, pronunciation, and morphology of American English.

The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) is a reference work describing regional and folk varieties of American English. Based on a large body of oral data collected in all fifty states between 1965 and 1970, it also draws on thousands of written and electronic sources covering the colonial period to the present time. A unique feature of DARE is its use of computer-generated maps to show distributions of regional terms. Volumes I (A-C), II (D-H), III (I-O), and IV (P-Sk), published by Harvard University Press in 1985, 1991, 1996, and 2002, respectively, have been highly acclaimed by scholars and public alike. Volume V (Sl-Z) will appear in 2010, with supplementary materials and an electronic edition to follow. DARE's collected resources will remain available for use by researchers during the ongoing updating of the electronic edition.