Jeremy Foster Receives Graham Foundation Grant

News
November 6, 2006

Visiting critic Jeremy Foster received a Graham Foundation grant to cover the illustration costs for his book Romancing the Veld: Landscape and the Making of White South Africa, to be published by the University of Pittsburgh Press.

His article “Northward, Upward: Stories of Train Travel and the Journey Towards White South Africa Nationhood, 1895–1950” appeared in the Journal of Historical Geography. Foster has also undertaken peer reviews for articles or chapters to be published in the Journal of Historical Geography, Cultural Geographies, and Mapping Colonial Conquest: Australia and Southern Africa, an interdisciplinary monograph exploring the role of cartography in Southern Hemisphere settlement and urbanism.