The Americas


Scholars chosen for the 1993/1994 year were engaged in research of the most varied aspects of the cultures of the Americas, from Pre-Columbian times to the present. Their contributions addressed issues related to empire, colonialism, diasporas, and cultural contact, as well as the impact of these events on artistic and cultural production.

Getty Scholars


Pierre Duviols, University of Aix-Marseille, France, History (Andean Society)

Diana Fane, Brooklyn Museum, Art History

Graziano Gasparini, Patrimonio Cultural, Venezuela, Art History

Ramón A. Gutiérrez, University of California, San Diego, U.S. History (Chicano Studies)

Margarita Gutman, IIED-America Latina, Argentina, Architectural History

Essex Hemphill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Writer/Lecturer

Lewis Hyde, Kenyon College, Comparative Literature/ Writer

Jorge Klor de Alva, Princeton University, Cultural Anthropology

Heather Lechtman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Archaeology and Material Science (Ancient Civilizations)

Mario Sartor, University of Udine, Italy, Architectural History

Allan Sekula, California Institute of the Arts, Photographer/Photographic History

Francisco Stastny, University of San Marcos, Peru, Art History

Visiting Scholars


Enrique Florescano, Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, Mexico, History of Mexico

Teresa Gisbert, Academia Nacional de Ciencias, Bolivia, Art History (South America)

Fabio Grementieri, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Architectural History

Ramón Gutiérrez, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas, Argentina, Urban and Architectural History

John Loomis, KCA-Architects, New York, Architect

Richard Morse, Washington, DC, History (Latin America)

Nadia Podzemskaia, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Comparative Literature/Art Theory

Rosamund Purcell, Medford, Maryland, Photographer

Paul Raabe, Franckesche Stiftungen, Germany, Literature

Bernhard Schimmelpfennig, Universität Ausburg, Germany, Medieval History

Ginette Vagenheim, Istituto di Francese, Italy, Philology (Classical Antiquity)

David van Zanten, Northwestern University, Modern Architectural History

José Gregorio Veigas Zamora, Cuba, Art History (Cuban Art and Culture)

Cristina Vives Gutiérrez, Cuba, Artist

Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly, Exeter College, England, German History (17th c.)

John Yau, New York, Poet/ Writer/Art Critic

Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellows


Joan Branham, Emory University, Art and Architectural History

Darrell Davis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Film Theory and Criticism (Japan)

Mark Meadow, University of California, Berkeley, Art History

Natalie Melas, University of California, Berkeley, Comparative Literature

Research Associates


Robbie McCauley, New York, Performance, Artist

Nancy Troy, University of Southern California, Art History