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Announcing Houghton Library Visiting Fellows 2018-2019

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Each year, Houghton Library awards visiting fellowships to support scholars whose research requires extensive use of the library’s collections. We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018-2019 awards, including two inaugural fellowships: the Maryette Charlton Fellowship for the Performing Arts, and Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for Research in Early Modern Black Lives, including Africa and the African Diaspora, 1500-1800. For an insight into the projects and experiences of former Houghton fellows, please read blog posts here.

Dr. Gillian Arrighi
Senior Lecturer, Creative and Performing Arts, School of Creative Industries, Faculty of Education and Arts,
University of Newcastle, Australia
“Pinafores, Prodigies and Precocities: child actors on popular American stages 1880-1915”
Robert Gould Shaw Fellowship for the Harvard Theatre Collection

Dr. Nigel Aston
Reader in Early Modern History, University of Leicester
“James Boswell’s later life networks, c.1784-1795”
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle

Dr. Lorena Barco Cebrián
Doctor and Professor of Historiographical Sciences and Techniques at University of Malaga
“Codicological study of medieval and modern Spanish manuscripts”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Dr. Pamela A. Reese Blakely
Affiliated Faculty, Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania/Professor and Honors Program Coordinator, Reading Area Community College
“Anne Eisner Putnam and Colin Turunbull: Research Collaboration in the Ituri Forest”
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Dr. Mark Bland
Independent Scholar
“Typography and the Book-Trade: Jonson, Daniel and the Transformation of the Book”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Dr. James Ford III
Assistant Professor of English at Occidental College
“Phillis, the Black Swan: Disheveling the Origins”
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for Research in Early Modern Black Lives, including Africa and the African Diaspora, 1500-1800

Dr. Emily Friedman
Associate Professor of English, Auburn University
“Manuscript Fiction in the Age of Print, 1750-1900”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Dr. Sarah Fuchs Sampson
Assistant Professor of Music History and Cultures, Syracuse University
“Singing beyond the Stage: The Embellished Score in Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Europe”
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Professor Glenda Goodman
Assistant Professor of Music, University of Pennsylvania
“Strategic Sounds: Native American Music in the Era of Colonial Conquest”
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant/ American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS)

Andrey Ivanov
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Wisconsin at Platteville
“The Pious Lives of Catherine the Great”
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant/ American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS)

Dr. Michael Griffin
Senior Lecturer in English Literature, University of Limerick
“A new edition of the collected works of Oliver Goldsmith (Cambridge University Press) – Dr Michael Griffin general editor, with Dr David O’Shaughnessy; Professor Aileen Douglas and Dr Jim Watt, contributing editors”
Augustin H. Parker Fellowship for the Study of Oliver Goldsmith

Professor Mary Hancock
Professor, Departments of History and Anthropology; Associate Dean, Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, UCSB
“India in the American Evangelical Imaginary: Missionary Contributions to Popular Geography, 1812-1920”
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Dr. Kristoff Kerl
Dan David Fellow at the Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies, Tel Aviv University
“Politics of Ecstasy: A Transnational History of the Body in Western Countercultures, 1960s-1980s”
Houghton Library Fellowship

Dr. Scott Kirsch
Professor, Department of Geography, UNC-Chapel Hill
“The 1921 Wood-Forbes Mission to the Philippines”
William Dearborn Fellowship in American History

Dr. Michelle Levy
Professor, Department of English, Simon Fraser University
“Women’s Books, 1750-1836”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Dr. Kirsten Macfarlane
Title A Research Fellow, Trinity College, University of Cambridge
“Elizabethan Hebraism in Seventeenth-Century Europe and North America: The Reception of Hugh Broughton (1549-1612)”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Ms. Noreen Masud
DPhil candidate at University of Oxford; College Lecturer at Brasenose College and Balliol College, Oxford
“Hard Language: Aphorism in Twentieth-Century Literature”
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Dr. Erin A. McCarthy
Postdoctoral Researcher, National University of Ireland, Galway
“Towards a Descriptive Bibliography of Early Modern Manuscripts”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Ms. Madeline McMahon
PhD student, history, Princeton University
“‘The Bishop Must Always Appear a Bishop’: Religious Knowledge and the Creation of Episcopal Traditions in England and Italy after 1560”
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Ms. Laura Nicolaiciuc
Ph.D. Candidate, Art History, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany
“Before rescue and restitution: The establishment and preliminary work of American art protection services – the achievements of Francis Henry Taylor”
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Mr. Derek Kane O’Leary
PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley History Department
“Building the American Archive”
William Dearborn Fellowship in American History

Dr. Chelsea Phillips
Assistant Professor of Theatre, Villanova University
“Carrying All Before Her: Celebrity Pregnancy on the London Stage, 1689-1800”
Maryette Charlton Fellowship for the Performing Arts

Professor Steven Rozenski
Assistant Professor of English, University of Rochester
“Perspectives on a Previously Unknown Low German Passion Meditation in Houghton Library MS Ger 69, with an Edition and Translation of the Text”
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Dr. Jordi Sanchez-Marti
Associate Professor of English Literature, University of Alicante
“A descriptive catalogue of the Iberian romances of chivalry in English translation, with a census of copies, 1572-1700”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Mr. Robert Sarwark
Librarian, The Art Institute of Atlanta
“A Book-by-Book Journey through the Catholic Index of Forbidden Books (Index Librorum Prohibitorum)”
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Professor Peter Scharf
President, The Sanskrit Library; Visiting Professor, Language Technology Resources Center, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
“The acquisition of Sanskrit manuscripts”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Dr. Madison Sowell
Professor and Provost Emeritus, Southern Virginia University
“American Ballet Lithographs of the Romantic Era: A Study in Iconography and Cultural History”
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Professor Michael Winship
Professor, English Dept., University of Texas at Austin
“Bibliographical Checklists of Resources for the Study of the History of American Book Distribution”
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Professor David Worrall
Emeritus Professor of English, Nottingham Trent University, UK
“Eighteenth-Century Theatre Finances: Box Office Receipts, Audience Capacities, Author and Performer Income”
Robert Gould Shaw Fellowship for the Harvard Theatre Collection

 

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