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Houghton Visiting Fellowship Recipients, 2012-13

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Each year, Houghton awards visiting fellowships to support scholars whose research requires the use of Houghton collections. We are pleased to announce the awarding of 21 fellowships for the 2012-13 fiscal year:

Victor Bedoya
Researcher, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sevilla
“Clandestine Philosophical Manuscripts in Houghton Library”
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in American History

Sydney Bufkin
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, University of Texas at Austin
“Walter Hines Page’s Publishing Career and the Turn-of-the-century Purpose Novel”
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Frederic Clark
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Princeton University
“Compiling Texts and Dividing Time: Bibliography and the Making of Historical Periodization, c. 1500-1750”
Joan Nordell Fellowhsip

Michael Patrick Cullinane
Senior Lecturer, Northumbria University
“Remembering Theodore Roosevelt”
William Dearborn Fellowship in American History

Angela Dressen
Andrew W. Mellon Librarian, Villa I Tatti
“The stones of the wise – the marble pavement in Siena Cathedral between Neoplatonism and Apologetics”
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Alice Eardley
Research Fellow in Early Modern Poetry, Reading University UK
“Hyder Edward Rollins and Early Modern Miscellanies”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Timothy Erwin
Professor of English, University of Nevada Las Vegas
“Houghton MS Hyde 31, Samuel Johnson’s Life of Savage (1744), and Richard Savage’s Sir Thomas Overbury (1777)”
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle

Patricia Fumerton
Professor of English, University of California Santa Barbara
“Moving Media, 1569-1789: Broadside Ballads, Cultural History, and ‘The Lady and the Blackamoor’”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Jane Fiegen Green
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Washington University in St. Louis
“The Boundary of Youth: Labor, Adulthood, and Citizenship in the Early United States, 1790-1850”
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Simon Horobin
Professor of English, University of Oxford UK
“Editing Chaucer: the Great Tradition?”
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Zoe Jaques
Research Fellow, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge University UK
“Alice through the Ages”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Randall McLeod
Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto
“Aristotle’s losophia: Printer’s copy for the Aldine princeps, 1495-98”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Domhnall Mitchell
Professor of 19th Century American Literature, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
“Emily Dickinson’s Correspondence with Elizabeth Holland: A Study of Dickinson’s Manuscript Punctuation”
Houghton Library Fellowship

Jonathan R. Olson
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, University of Liverpool
“Humphrey Moseley, Bookseller and Literary Editor”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Carmen Font Paz
Associate Lecturer, Department of English, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
“Textual revision of seventeenth-century women’s prophecy in England: from Lady Eleanor Douglas to Katharine Evans”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Julia Randel
Associate Professor of Music, Hope College
“Taking Flight with The Firebird: Ballet and the Formation of Stravinsky’s Musical Style”
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Rachel Schneider
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, University of Texas at Austin
“The Scrappy Eighteenth-Century: Print Fragments, Publics, and the Book Trade”
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant, American Society for 18th-Century Studies (ASECS)

Tanya Sheehan
Assistant Professor, Art History Department, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
“Blacks and Whites: Race and Photographic Humor”
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

James Steichen
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Music, Princeton University
“George Balanchine in America: Institutions, Economics and Aesthetics of the Nonprofit Performing Arts, 1933-54”
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Brian Valencia
D.F.A. Candidate, Yale School of Drama
“American Performance Histories of 19th-Century Musical Local Dramas”
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

James Williams
Stipendiary Lecturer in English, Jesus and Brasenose Colleges, University of Oxford UK
“Getting to Know Mr. Lear: Edward Lear’s Journals and Letters”
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

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