Performance Studies Alum Mark Lockwood (M.A. '17) was awarded the LGBTQ Collections Award Fellowship at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University. There, he will complete a short-term residency and look at archival material related to his dissertation which examines masculinity, visuality, and performance in gay pornography's "thug porn" genre. Currently, Mark is a PhD student in the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research interests are in pornography, sex work, oral history, harm reduction, black sexuality, and erotic archives.
The Rose Library offers short-term fellowships to support scholarly use of the Library's research collections in 5 strategic areas: English-language literature, The Raymond Danowski Poetry Library, African American history and culture, southern history and culture and modern politics.