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2015–16 Awarded Fellowships

 


Long-Term Awards

 

Scholars are listed with their topics of study.

 

R. STANTON AVERY DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Thomas Cogswell, Professor, University of California, Riverside

England’s Assassin: John Felton and the Killing of the Duke of Buckingham

 

DIBNER DISTINGUISHED FELLOW IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Dena Goodman, Professor, University of Michigan

Family, Friendship, Sociability, and Science: 18th-Century Practices in Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary France

 

FLETCHER JONES FOUNDATION DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Norman Jones, Professor, Utah State University

Being Elizabethan: Navigating Life in an Age of Change

 

LOS ANGELES TIMES DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Shirley Samuels, Professor, Cornell University

A History of American Literature, 1783-1865

 

ROBERT C. RITCHIE DISTINGUISHED FELLOW

Carla Gardina Pestana, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

The English Conquest of Jamaica

 

ROGERS DISTINGUISHED FELLOW IN 19th-CENTURY AMERICAN HISTORY

Alice Fahs, Professor of History, University of California, Irvine

The History of Literary Creativity in 19th-Century America 

 

DIBNER RESEARCH FELLOWS IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Tayra Lanuza-Navarro, Postdoctoral Researcher, CSIC—University of Valencia

Astrology in Early Modern Spain: Practices, Practitioners, and Inquisitorial Persecution

 

Adam Mosley, Associate Professor, Swansea University

Heaven on Earth: A History of Cosmography

 

DANA AND DAVID DORNSIFE FELLOW

Peter Lunenfeld, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

City on the Edge of Forever: Los Angeles Beyond the Screen

 

FLETCHER JONES FOUNDATION FELLOW

Heather James, Associate Professor, University of Southern California

Hamlet among the Buffaloes: Refiguring the Renaissance

 

MELLON FELLOW

Molly Murray, Associate Professor, Columbia University

Writing the Prison in Early Modern England

 

MOLINA FELLOW IN THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE & ALLIED SCIENCES

Amanda Herbert, Assistant Professor, Christopher Newport University

Spa: Faith, Public Health, and Science in the British Atlantic

 

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES FELLOWS

Juliana Barr, Associate Professor, Duke University

La Dama Azul: A Southwestern Origin Story for Colonial America

 

Daniel Immerwahr, Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

How to Hide an Empire: Geography and Power in the Greater United States

 

Tawny Paul, Lecturer, Northumbria University

Economic Culture and the Lower Middling Sort: Risk, Reputation, and Reward in 18th-Century Britain

 

Martha Rust, Associate Professor, New York University

Item: Lists and the Poetics of Reckoning in Late Medieval England

 

BARBARA THOM POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

Danna Agmon, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech

The Nayiniyappa Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and a Colonial Scandal in French India

 

Melissa Bailes, Assistant Professor, Tulane University

Questioning Nature: Natural History, British Women Writers, and the Quest for Originality, 1750-1830

 

FELLOWS IN THE CALTECH-HUNTINGTON PROGRAM FOR THE STUDY OF MATERIALITIES, TEXTS, AND IMAGES

Cora Gilroy-Ware, Independent scholar

“Magylphs and mysteries”: The Materiality of High Art in Britain, 1768-1840

 

Alexandre Dubé, Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis

The Common Goods: Political Culture of French Louisiana

 

ELEANOR SEARLE VISITING PROFESSOR IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE AT CALTECH AND THE HUNTINGTON & JOHN SIMON GUGGENHEIM MEMORIAL FOUNDATION FELLOW IN RESIDENCE

Asif Siddiqi, Professor, Fordham University

A Global Science: India, Space, and the Cold War

 

EUROPEAN COMMISSION RESEARCH EXECUTIVE AGENCY MARIE CURIE FELLOW

Sandra Rebok, Research Associate, Spanish National Research Council, Madrid

Alexander von Humboldt and the Globalization of Science: Networks of Knowledge between Germany and the United States in the Nineteenth Century

 

HAYNES FOUNDATION FELLOW

Tom Sitton, Curator Emeritus, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 

Los Angeles County and its Government, 1950–2010

 

MARY ROBERTSON FELLOW IN TUDOR STUDIES

Felicity Heal, Emeritus Fellow, University of Oxford

Gift Exchange in the Hastings, Ellesmere, and Temple Manuscripts

 

SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE

Julie Park, Associate Professor, Vassar College

Like Life: Reality Effects in Eighteenth-Century England

 


 

Short-Term Awards

 

Zara Anishanslin, Assistant Professor, College of Staten Island, CUNY

Producing Revolution: The Material and Visual Culture of Making and Remembering the American Revolution

One month

 

Richard Ansell, Tutor in Early Modern History, University of York

Education, Travel, and Family Strategy in Britain and Ireland, c. 1650-1750

Three months

 

T. Christopher Aplin, Visiting Researcher, UCLA American Indian Studies Center

That’s the Only Time it was Good: Apache Prisoner of War Music and Liberation on the Roads to Fort Sill

One month

 

Lauren Applebaum, Ph.D. candidate, University of Illinois, Urbana

Elusive Matter, Material Bodies: American Art in the Age of Electronic Mediation, 1865-1918

Two months

 

Vivian Appler, Ph.D. candidate, University of Pittsburgh

“An Engine to Catch Starres”: Performatics of the Telescope in the Seventeenth Century

One month

 

Peter Auger, Postdoctoral Fellow, Queen Mary University of London

British Milieux for French Poetry, 1572-1625

One month

 

Ian Baldwin, PhD candidate, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Housing the Liberation: Economic Activism, the Family, and the Politics of Gay Liberation in Los Angeles County during the Long 1970s

Three months

 

Benjamin Bankhurst, Assistant Professor, Shepherd University

Migrant Loyalties on the Revolutionary Carolinian Frontier, 1754-1783

Two months

 

Rose Marie Beebe, Professor, Santa Clara University

Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (1808-1890): A Life in Spanish, Mexican, and U.S. California

One month

 

Stephen Bending, Senior Lecturer, University of Southampton

Pleasure Gardens and the Problems of Pleasure in 18th-Century England, France, and America

One month

 

Ina Bergmann, Associate Professor, University of Würzburg

Cultures of Solitude: American Hermits and Recluses from the Colonial Era to the Present Time

One month

 

Paola Bertucci, Assistant Professor, Yale University

Artisanal Enlightenment: Science and the Mechanical Arts in Early Modern France

Two months

 

Melanie Bigold, Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University

Reading Play Texts: Marginalia, Mise en Page, and the Cycle of Text Production, 1515-1800

One month

 

Jessica Blake, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Davis

Caribbean Taste, Production, and Regionalism in Early Republic New Orleans

One month

 

Liza Blake, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Arthur Golding’s A Morall Fabletalke and Other Renaissance Moral Fables

One month

 

Laura Bland, Ph.D. candidate, University of Notre Dame

Unfriendly Skies: The Comet of 1680 in the Spanish and English Empires

Two months

 

Julia Boffey, Professor, Queen Mary University of London

Making History: Compilation and Chronicle c. 1500

One month

 

Michael Braddick, Professor, University of Sheffield

John Lilburne and the English Revolution

Two months

 

Angela Byrne, Lecturer, University of Greenwich

Richard Hakluyt’s The Principal Navigations, Volume 2: The English in Muscovy

One month

 

Mara Caden, Ph.D. candidate, Yale University

The Money Industry: Mints, Manufactures, and the Geography of Currency in Britain and its Empire, 1650-1750

Five months

 

Alison Cathcart, Senior Lecturer, University of Strathclyde

Archipelagic Insular Communities and the Early Modern British State

One month

 

Scott Cave, Ph.D. candidate, Pennsylvania State University

Signals: Cross-Cultural Communication in the Spanish Atlantic Frontier, 1470-1570

One month

 

William Cavert, Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas

Winter and Discontent in Early Modern England

One month

 

Michael Childers, Assistant Professor, University of Northern Iowa

Yosemite National Park: A History

One month

 

Emilie Connolly, Ph.D. candidate, New York University

Indian Trust Funds and the Routes of American Capitalism, 1795-1865

Two months

 

Mackenzie Cooley, Ph.D. candidate, Stanford University

Engineering the Animal: Breeding and the Quest to Perfect the Renaissance Body, 1450-1600

One month

 

Joshua Cousins, Ph.D. candidate, University of Michigan

Of Floods and Droughts: The Nature of Technology and the Transformation of Stormwater in Los Angeles, 1862-Present

Two months

 

Heidi Craig, Ph.D. candidate, University of Toronto

Drama without a Stage: English Renaissance Drama, 1642-1660

Two months

 

Matthew Crow, Assistant Professor, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

In the Course of Human Events: Jefferson, Legal History, and the Culture of Recollection

Three months

 

Ben Davidson, Ph.D. candidate, New York University

Freedom’s Generation: Coming of Age in the Era of Emancipation

One month

 

Gary De Krey, Professor, St. Olaf College

Following the Levellers: English Political and Religious Radicals 1647-1689

One month

 

Mathieu Deldicque, Ph.D. candidate, Université de Picardie Jules Verne

The Book of Hours of a French Renaissance Admiral in Context: HM 1163

One month

 

Jessica Derleth, Ph.D. candidate, Binghamton University

“Silence Forever the Slander”: Gender as Political Strategy in the American Woman Suffrage Movement

One month

 

Gail Dubrow, Professor, University of Minnesota

Japonisme Revisited: Reckoning with the Embrace, Appropriation, and Destruction of Japanese Culture in the United States, 1868-1941

Two months

 

Thomas Duggett, Associate Professor, Xi'an Jiaotong—Liverpool University

A scholarly edition of Robert Southey’s Sir Thomas More (1829)

One month

 

Jason Dyck, Assistant Professor, Trent University Durham

Piety, Presidios, and Patriotism: Juan de Albizuri and the Northern Missions of Seventeenth-Century Mexico

One month

 

Matthew Dziennik, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Saskatchewan

Indigenous Soldiers and the Making of the British Empire

Two months

 

Joshua Eckhardt, Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Religion around John Donne

One month

 

A.S.G. Edwards, Professor, University of Kent

The Acquisition of Middle English Manuscripts by the Huntington Library in the Early Years of the Twentieth Century

One month

 

Heidi Egginton, Ph.D. candidate, University of Cambridge

Collecting the Decorative Arts in Southern California, c. 1890-1945

Two months

 

Chris Evans, Professor, University of South Wales

Escaping Slavery in the Nineteenth Century

One month

 

Garrett Felber, Ph.D. candidate, University of Michigan

“The Trial”: Performing Black Unity and Courts as Political Theater

One month

 

Corinne Field, Lecturer, University of Virginia

The Mother of the Race and Modern Girls: Racial Prejudice and Generational Conflict in the U.S. Women’s Rights Movement, 1870-1920

One month

 

Neil Foley, Professor, Southern Methodist University

Racial and Cultural Alchemy of Indians Becoming Mexican in the Southwest

One month

 

Francois Furstenberg, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Origin Stories: Frederick Jackson Turner and Early American History

One month

 

Emma Gallwey, Ph.D. candidate, Harvard University

Public Credit in the Development of American Political Economy, 1776-1845

Two months

 

Wendy Gan, Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong

“Isn’t It Funny!” Comic Representations of China, 1880-1945

One month

 

Jesse George-Nichol, Ph.D. candidate, University of Virginia

Secession Spring: Conciliation, Compromise, and Secession in the Border States

Two months

 

Christopher Gillett, Ph.D. candidate, Brown University

Catholicism and the Making of Revolutionary Ideology in the British Atlantic, 1630-1673

One month

 

Stephanie Glickman, Ph.D. candidate, Northwestern University

For Profit and Power: The Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) and the Art of Trade, c. 1630-70

One month

 

Lesley Gordon, Professor, University of Akron

Battlefield Cowardice, Violence, and Memory in the American Civil War

One month

 

Sarah Gordon, Professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Freedom’s Holy Light: Disestablishment in America, 1776-1876

Two months

 

Jeremy Greene, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University

On Call: Towards a Medical History of the Telephone

One month

 

Clare Griffiths, Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield

Wood Engraving, Landscape, and Modernity: Medium and Image in 20th-century American Printmaking

One month

 

Kevin Gustafson, Associate Professor, University of Texas, Arlington

A critical edition of Richard Rolle’s English Psalter

One month

 

Fiona Hackett, Independent scholar

Photography, Seismology, and Knowledge of Southern California

One month

 

Penelope Hardy, Ph.D. candidate, Johns Hopkins University

Where Science Meets the Sea: Research Vessels and the Production of Knowledge in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Two months

 

Karen Harvey, Reader in Cultural History, University of Sheffield

The Impostress Rabbit-Breeder: Mary Toft and Early 18th-Century England

Two months

 

Hilary Havens, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

From Manuscript to Print: Revising the 18th-Century Novel

One month

 

Jill Havens, Instructor II, Texas Christian University

A critical edition of Richard Rolle’s English Psalter

One month

 

Jessica Henderson, Ph.D. candidate, University of Toronto

Metrical Medicine in Middle English and its Manuscript Context, 1300-1500

One month

 

Eric Herschthal, Ph.D. candidate, Columbia University

Science Unchained: How the Antislavery Movement Shaped Scientific Knowledge during the Age of Revolution, 1760-1820

One month

 

Eric Hinderaker, Professor, University of Utah

Origin Stories: Frederick Jackson Turner and Early American History

One month

 

Elaine Hobby, Professor, Loughborough University

Edition of Complete Writings of Aphra Behn

Three months

 

Felicity James, Lecturer, University of Leicester

The Children’s Writing of Charles and Mary Lamb

One month

 

Kristine Johanson, Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam

Melancholy and the Opportune Moment: Occasio as Mediator of Emotion on the Early Modern English Stage

One month

 

Adam Johnson, Ph.D. candidate, University of Michigan

Ethnographic Fieldwork and the Politics of Documentation: Early U.S. Anthropology among Southwestern Indian Groups, 1870-1890

Two months

 

D. Andrew Johnson, Ph.D. candidate, Rice University

Africans and Native Americans in the Making of a South Carolina Slave Society, 1650-1752

One month

 

Ebony Jones, Ph.D. candidate, New York University

Enslaved Convicts in Imperial Spaces: Race and Penal Transportation during the Abolition Era

Two months

 

Claire Jowitt, Professor, University of Southampton

Richard Hakluyt’s The Principal Navigations: A new critical edition (Volume 14)

One month

 

Charles Keenan, Ph.D. candidate, Northwestern University

The Lesser Evil: Papal Diplomacy and the Politics of Toleration in Early Modern Europe, 1561-1605

Two months

 

Larry Kessler, Ph.D. candidate, Temple University

Planter’s Paradise: An Environmental History of Hawai’i and its Sugarcane Plantations

One month

 

Rachael King, Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

“A New World”: Travel Writing and Epistolary Self-Fashioning

Two months

 

Bryan Knapp, Ph.D. candidate, Brown University

American Apocalypse: The Nestle Boycott, Nuclear Disarmament, and the Global Struggle to Save the World, 1968-1992

Two months

 

James Knowles, Professor, Brunel University London

John Egerton, the Egerton Family, and the Bridgwater Library: Making Milton’s Maske at Ludlow Castle

Two months

 

Brandon Layton, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Davis

Children of Two Fires

One month

 

Shelley Lee, Associate Professor, Oberlin College

The American Dream in Post-Industrial Times: Immigration and Ethnic Politics from Watts to the L.A. Riots

Two months

 

Karen Limper-Herz, Curator, The British Library

“A Monument of the Love of Letters”: The Right Honorable Thomas Grenville and His Library

One month

 

Alessandra Link, Ph.D. candidate, University of Colorado, Boulder

The Iron Horse in Indian Country: Native Americans and Railroads in the U.S. West, 1850-1920

One month

 

Dan Livesay, Assistant Professor, Drury University

Endless Bondage: Slavery in Old Age in Colonial America

Two months

 

Michelle Lorimer, Lecturer, California State University, San Bernardino

Reconstructing the Past: Historical Interpretation and Native Experiences at Contemporary California Missions

One month

 

Rosina Lozano, Assistant Professor, Princeton University

Borderless: The Spanish Language in the United States

Three months

 

Kathryn Lum, Assistant Professor, Stanford University

“What are ‘heathen’”?: An American History

Three months

 

J. Vanessa Lyon, Assistant Professor, Grinnell College

Catholic Tastes: Religion, Foreignness, and the Birth of Gothic Visual Culture in England, 1715-1790

Two months

 

Ruen-chuan Ma, Ph.D. candidate, Columbia University

Codex Theory: The Aesthetics of Codicology in Late Medieval Vernacular Literature

Two months

 

Benjamin Madden, Research Associate, University of York

Wallace Stevens and the Material Text

One month

 

Joseph Mansky, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Berkeley

Writing the Mixed Constitution: Rhetoric and the Politics of Literature in Early Modern England

One month

 

Aaron Marrs, Historian, U.S. Department of State

Annihilating Space: How the 19th-Century Transportation Revolution Influenced American Culture

One month

 

John McEwan, Researcher, Center for Digital Humanities, Saint Louis University

Visual Culture and Regional Identity: Sussex, c. 1150-1350

One month

 

Brid McGrath, Research Associate, Trinity College Dublin

The Hastings and Nugent Family Papers as Sources for Early Modern Irish Parliamentary History

Two months

 

Rebecca McNamara, Associate Lecturer, University of Sydney

Emotions and the Suicidal Impulse in English Literature, c. 1300-1470

Two months

 

Jennifer McNutt, Associate Professor, Wheaton College

A History of the French Bible from Reformation to Modernity

One month

 

Chelsea Milbourne, Assistant Professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Revisions of Nature: Spectacle, Gender, and Public Science Rhetoric in 18th-Century Great Britain

One month

 

Brian Miller, Associate Professor, Emporia State University

The United Confederate Veterans in History and Memory

Two months

 

Nathaniel Millett, Associate Professor, Saint Louis University

Afro-Indian Relations in the Anglo Atlantic World, ca. 1550-1842

One month

 

Naomi Milthorpe, Lecturer, University of Tasmania

Evelyn Waugh in the Library

Two months

 

Dianne Mitchell, Ph.D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania

Unfolding Verse: Poetry and Correspondence in Early Modern England

One month

 

Natalia Molina, Associate Professor, University of California, San Diego

The Importance of Place and Place-makers in the Life of a Los Angeles Community: What Gentrification Erases from Echo Park

Two months

 

Joseph Monteyne, Associate Professor, University of British Columbia

Gillray’s Eyes: Interrogating Vision in Late Georgian London

One month

 

Stephanie Moore, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Berkeley

Allegory as Cognitive Technology in Early Modern England

One month

 

Alex Mueller, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Translation, Disputation, and Public Education: John Trevisa and the Medieval Dialogus

One month

 

John Mullan, Professor, University College London

The Oxford English Literary History: The 18th Century

Three months

 

Audrey Murfin, Assistant Professor, Sam Houston State University

Robert Louis Stevenson, Collaboration, and the Construction of the Late-Victorian Author

One month

 

Lori Newcomb, Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana

Frances Wolfreston: Hor Bouks in the Huntington Library

One month

 

Sean O’Neil, Ph.D. candidate, Columbia University

Technicians of the Sign: The Practice of Semiotics in Early Modern Europe, 1550-1750

One month

 

Aaron Olivas, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M International University

Stuart Politics and the Spanish-American Slave Trade during the War of the Spanish Succession (1700-1715)

Two months

 

Shormishtha Panja, Professor, University of Delhi

Construction of a New Audience for Shakespeare: Boydell and Bengal

Two months

 

Umasankar Patra, Ph.D. candidate, University of Delhi

Christopher Isherwood: Narrative as Life

Three months

 

Theri Pickens, Assistant Professor, Bates College

Black Madness/Mad Blackness

Three months

 

Florencia Pierri, Ph.D. candidate, Princeton University

A World of Wonder: Exotic Animals in Early Modern Europe

Three months

 

Carolyn Purnell, Visiting Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology

Fixing the Colors of Nature: Color Taxonomies and the Science of Aesthetics

Two months

 

Karen Racine, Associate Professor, University of Guelph

Yo, el Rey: Robert Southey and the Luso-Hispanic World, 1790-1825

One month

 

Sarah Raff, Associate Professor, Pomona College

Author-Guardians in the English Novel

One month

 

Jane Raisch, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Berkeley

Fictions of Scholarship: Hermeneutics and Hellenism in Early Modern England

One month

 

Nic Ramos, Ph.D. candidate, University of Southern California

Worthy of Care: 1960s and 1970s Comprehensive Health and King General Hospital

Two months

 

Raashi Rastogi, Ph.D. candidate, Northwestern University

Compiled Subjects: Commonplacing Practice, Memory Technologies, and Renaissance Subjectivity

One month

 

Kristofer Ray, Associate Professor, Austin Peay State University

Cherokees, Europeans, and Empire in the Tennessee Corridor, 1670-1763

Two months

 

Joe Renouard, Associate Professor, The Citadel

The Strange Career of the Genocide Convention: America and the Genocide Pact, 1945-2015

One month

 

Kathryn Renton, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Los Angeles

Horses for the Conquest of Peru: The Pizarro-Gasca Collection, 1537-1580

One month

 

Pollyanna Rhee, Ph.D. candidate, Columbia University

Designing Natural Advantages: Popular Environmental Knowledge and Visions of Development on California’s Coast, 1880-1930

Two months

 

Jared Richman, Assistant Professor, Colorado College

(In)audible Bodies and (In)visible Voices: Elocution and Disability in the Long Eighteenth Century

One month

 

Justin Roberts, Associate Professor, Dalhousie University

A Swarm of People: The Barbadian Diaspora and the Expansion of the English Atlantic, 1640-1690

Two months

 

Terry Robinson, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Impassioned Bodies: Acting and Physical Expression in Late Georgian-Era Literature and Culture

Two months

 

Joshua Rothman, Professor, University of Alabama

The Ledger and the Chain: The Men who Made America’s Domestic Slave Trade into Big Business

Two months

 

Phillip Round, Professor, University of Iowa

Cultural Shorthand: Early Native Writing and the Practice of Sovereignty

One month

 

Dan Russek, Associate Professor, University of Victoria

Light Matters: Technologies of Illumination and Modern Literary Culture

One month

 

Hannah Ryley, Ph.D. candidate, University of Oxford

Making and Breaking Books: 15th-Century Evidence for Book Re-use from the Henry E. Huntington Library

One month

 

Kathryn Santos, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi

Staging Translation in Early Modern English Drama

One month

 

Sami Schalk, Assistant Professor, University at Albany

Breaking the Rules: (Dis)ability in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction

One month

 

Cornelis Schilt, Ph.D. candidate, University of Sussex

Corpus Newtonicum: Reconstructing Isaac Newton’s Working Practices through his Manuscripts

Two months

 

Arnold Schmidt, Professor, California State University, Stanislaus

Nautical Melodramas, 1820-1850

Two months

 

Elena Schneider, Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley

The Occupation of Havana: Slavery, War, and Empire in the Eighteenth Century

Two months

 

Robert Senkewicz, Professor, Santa Clara University

Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (1808-1890): A Life in Spanish, Mexican, and U.S. California

One month

 

Camille Shamble, Ph.D. candidate, University of Virginia

Growing Children Out of Doors: California’ Open-Air School Architecture and Children’s Health, 1907-1917

Two months

 

William Skidmore, Ph.D. candidate, Rice University

Informed Activism: The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society and the Global Anti-Slavery Movement, 1840-1890

One month

 

Nora Slonimsky, Ph.D. candidate, CUNY Graduate Center

“The Engine of Free Expression”[?]: The Political Development of Copyright in the Colonial British Atlantic and Early National United States

Three months

 

David Smith, Assistant Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University

Economic Thought and the Legal Community in England, 1590-1690

Two months

 

Christina Smylitopoulos, Assistant Professor, University of Guelph

Regarding Thomas Tegg: Regency Graphic Satire, Postcolonial Declinism, and the British School of Art

One month

 

Terri Snyder, Professor, California State University, Fullerton

Marriage, Race, and the Meaning of Freedom in Early America

Two months

 

Sebastian Sobecki, Professor, University of Groningen

An edition of Miles Hogarde’s A Mirroure of Myserie, 1557

One month

 

Scott Sowerby, Associate Professor, Northwestern University

States of Exclusion: Britain, Ireland, and France, 1670-1720

Two months

 

Sarah Star, Ph.D. candidate, University of Toronto

The Rise of English Medicine: Huntington MS 505 and the New Medical Authority of Henry Daniel

Two months

 

Monica Steinberg, Ph.D. candidate, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Billy Al Bengston’s Public F(r)ame

One month

 

Elizabeth Stephens, Associate Professor, Southern Cross University

Robert Latou Dickinson: A Critical Re-Evaluation

One month

 

Katharine Stevenson, Ph.D. candidate, University of Texas, Austin

“No Good Nowadays”: Christopher Isherwood and Edward Upward between Modernisms

Two months

 

Whitney Stewart, Ph.D. candidate, Rice University

Activism in the Black Home: Women and the Racial Politics of Domesticity, 1830-1930

Three months

 

Shelley Streeby, Professor, University of California, San Diego

Space and Time in the Octavia E. Butler Archive

Two months

 

Sarah Sussman, Ph.D. candidate, University of Texas, Austin

Divining a Usable Past: Psychical Research and the High-Culture Novel (1880-1940)

Two months

 

Marjorie Swann, Professor, Hendrix College

Environment, Society, and “The Compleat Angler”

One month

 

Emma Teitelman, Ph.D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania

Governing the Body Politic: Corporate Capitalism in the Postbellum U.S. Empire

Four months

 

Edward Test, Associate Professor, Boise State University

Consuming the Americas

Two months

 

Jamie Trace, Ph.D. candidate, University of Cambridge

Giovanni Botero and English Political Thought

One month

 

Erin Trahey, Ph.D. candidate, University of Cambridge

Women and the Making of Colonial Jamaican Economy and Society 1740-1840

Two months

 

Hazel Tubman, Ph.D. candidate, University of Oxford

“This Pocket Friend, This Faithful Companion”: Self-Accounting and the Pre-Printed Diary in British Society, 1700-1850

One month

 

Dana Van Kooy, Assistant Professor, Michigan Technological University

Global Configurations and the Aesthetic Technologies of Disappearance

One month

 

Wil Verhoeven, Professor, University of Groningen

The Revolution of America: The Ideological Origins of American Exceptionalism

Two months

 

Kevin Waite, Ph.D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania

The Slave South in the Far West: California, the Pacific, and Proslavery Visions of Empire

Two months

 

Taylor Walle, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Los Angeles

Viva Voce: The Living Voice in Literature of the Long 18th Century

Two months

 

Sarah Ward, Ph.D. candidate, University of Oxford

Royalism, Religion, and Revolution: The Gentry of North-East Wales 1640-88

One month

 

Neil Weijer, Ph.D. candidate, Johns Hopkins University

How England was Called Albion: The Legendary History of Britain in Script and Print, c. 1400-1575

One month

 

Caroline Wigginton, Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi

Nature’s Art: From Commodity to Book in Early America

One month

 

Elizabeth Williamson, Member of the Faculty, Evergreen State College

Shakespeare and the Politics of Martyrdom

One month

 

Bethany Wong, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Santa Barbara

“I am no actress”: Theater and the Novel of Female Education

One month

 

Rebecca Wright, Ph.D. candidate, Birkbeck College, University of London

Whitewashing Energy: Aestheticizing Energy in Southern California, 1930-1940

Three months

 

Richard Yeo, Adjunct Professor, Griffith University

The Ethos of Long-term Inquiry in the Sciences

One month

 

Serena Zabin, Associate Professor, Carleton College

Occupying Boston: An Intimate History of the Boston Massacre

One month

 

Diva Zumaya, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Santa Barbara

Catholic Painting and Devotional Experience in the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Republic

Two months

 

CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE EXCHANGE FELLOWS

 

From Corpus Christi:

Benjamin Mountford, Junior Research Fellow, University of Oxford

Gold Rush Imperialism: Gold Mining and Global History in the Age of Imperialism

One month

 

To Corpus Christi:

Jennifer Smith, Assistant Professor, Pepperdine University

Reginald Pecock and the Golden Rule: Love and Learning in Pre-Reformation England

 

LINACRE COLLEGE EXCHANGE FELLOWS

 

From Linacre:

Rachel Malkin, Departmental Lecturer, University of Oxford

Wallace Stevens

 

To Linacre:

James Reeves, Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Los Angeles

Atheism, Unbelief, and the Literary Imagination, 1690-1800

 

LINCOLN COLLEGE EXCHANGE FELLOWS

 

From Lincoln:

Kathleen Lawton-Trask, PhD candidate, University of Oxford

Contextualizing Eighteenth-Century Poetry of Domesticity

One month

 

To Lincoln:

Rachael King, Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

Richard Steele, Gazetteer

 

NEW COLLEGE EXCHANGE FELLOWS

 

From New:

Ryan Hanley, Junior Fellow in History, University of Oxford

British Abolitionism and the War of 1812

One month

 

To New:

Neil Weijer, Ph.D. candidate, Johns Hopkins University

How England was Called Albion: The Legendary History of Britain in Script and Print, c. 1400-1575

 

TRINITY HALL EXCHANGE FELLOWS

 

From Trinity Hall:

Laura Carter, PhD candidate, University of Cambridge

Historicizing the Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America, 1960s-1990s

 

To Trinity Hall:

Jennifer McNutt, Associate Professor, Wheaton College

A History of the French Bible from Reformation to Modernity

 

TRAVEL GRANTS TO THE UNITED KINGDOM

 

Kristen Block, Associate Professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Health, Disease, and the Spirit: Religion, Healing, and the Colonial Body in the Early Caribbean

 

Laura Eidam, Visiting Instructor, Saginaw Valley State University

“Into the Rotten Heart”: Picturing Sympathy in the Victorian Periodical

 

Penelope Hardy, Ph.D. candidate, Johns Hopkins University

Where Science Meets the Sea: Research Vessels and the Production of Knowledge in the 19th and 20th Centuries

 

Melissa Mowry, Associate Professor, St. John's University

Leveller Women and the Circulation of Seditious Texts during the Persecution Campaign of 1645-47

 

Tyler Parry, Assistant Professor, California State University, Fullerton

The Moral Dilemma: Slave Marriage in the British Caribbean

 

Erin Pauwels, Ph.D. candidate, Indiana University

Sarony’s Living Pictures: Performance, Photography, and American Art, 1865-1900

 

AHRC-HUNTINGTON FELLOWS

 

Elizabeth Biggs, Ph.D. candidate, University of York

The Early Modern History of St. Stephen’s College, Westminster

Four months

 

Daniel Cattell, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Exeter

Michael Drayton’s Poly-Olbion: Text and Context

Three months

 

Laura Gill, Ph.D. candidate, University of Sussex

Blake and the Bible: A Study of Representations of Genesis and the Miltonic

Three months

 

Miranda Kiek, Ph.D. candidate, King’s College London

The Actress: Power, Politics, and Pedagogy (1790-1850)

Six months

 

James William Morland, Ph.D. candidate, King’s College London

Poetic Engagement with Ancient Atheism: Interactions with Lucretius and Epicureanism in 18th-Century Poetry

Five months

 

Anna Reynolds, Ph.D. candidate, University of York

Rough Handling: Waste Paper in Early Modern English Books, 1520-1700

Three months

 

Noeme Santana, Ph.D. candidate, Royal Holloway, University of London

Oil Exploration in the Americas in the Early 20th Century: A Study of the Ralph Arnold Photographic Albums

Three months

 

Thomas Tyrrell, Ph.D. candidate, Cardiff University

Remapping Milton: 1730’s Political and Publishing Geographies

Two months

 

Rachel Winchcombe, Ph.D. candidate, University of Manchester

Savagery and Civilization: Representations of America in English Print Culture, 1492-1607

Four months

 

Robert Yeates, Ph.D. candidate, University of Exeter

Early Science Fiction in the Magazines: Jack London’s “The Scarlet Plague”

Three months

 

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