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Houghton Visiting Fellowship Recipients, 2010-11

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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 26 fellowships for the 2010-11 fiscal year:

[UPDATE: See the HCL News article on the Houghton fellowships.]

Alexandra Bacopoulos-Viau
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge
“When the Subconscious came to America: Pierre Janet and the ‘Boston School of Psychopathology’”
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Julia Boffey
Professor of Medieval Studies, School of English and Drama, Queen Mary University of London
“Written and in print: books in London, c. 1475-1530”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Ilias Chrissochoidis
Research Associate, ESRC Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution, Department of Economics, University College London; Early Career Fellow, Institute of Musical Research, University of London
“Supporting bibliographically the Handel Reference Database (HRD)”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Derval Conroy
Assistant Professor, School of Languages & Literatures, University College Dublin
“Strategies of the Image: Rhetoric, Gender and Iconography in the French Early Modern Book (1620-1660)”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Cecil Patrick Courtney
Emeritus Reader in French intellectual history and bibliography, University of Cambridge; Fellow of Christ’s College
“Raynal: an edition of the Histoire philosophique des deux Indes and a historical bibliography”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Karen Eliot
Professor, Department of Dance, Ohio State University
“Reassessing the role of Mona Inglesby and the International Ballet in the history of British ballet”
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Mari Yoko Hara
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art & Architectural History, University of Virginia
Rusticana Senese: Baldassare Peruzzi and the Playwrights of Sixteenth-Century Siena”
Beatrice, Benjamin and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

Melissa J. Homestead
Associate Professor of English, University of Nebraska
“The Creative Partnership of Willa Cather and Edith Lewis”
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Scott Husby
Independent Scholar
“Recording and Identifying Bookbindings of Houghton Library Incunables”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Sidney F. Huttner
Head, Special Collections & University Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries
“Liberating Lucile in the Houghton Mifflin Archive”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Katherine Isard
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art History, Columbia University
“Architectural Commonplaces: Books, Reading and Building Practice in the Early Modern Period”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Robert W. Jones
Senior Lecturer in 18th-Century Literature, University of Leeds
“The Theatre of Richard Brinsley Sheridan”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Estelle Joubert
Assistant Professor, Department of Music, Dalhousie University
“German Opera and Politics: Images of Public Life from the Enlightenment to Napoleon”
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Mario Kessler
Associate Professor, Center for Contemporary History and University of Potsdam
“Ruth Fischer: A Life for and against Communism (1895-1961)”
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Alessandra Mulas
Ph.D. Candidate, Linguistic and Literary Studies, University of Rome
“For a Critical Edition of Felice Feliciano’s Poetry”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Corinne Noirot-Maguire
Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Virginia Tech
“Jean de la Taille’s Dramatic Quill: Conflicted Works Examined in their Original Editions (1562-1574)”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Richard Oosterhoff
Ph.D. Candidate, Program in History & Philosophy of Science, University of Notre Dame
“Jacques Lefèvre d’Étaples, His Pupils and the Ends of Number: Teaching Mathematics and Philosophy in the Northern Renaissance”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Stephen Partridge
Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of British Columbia
“Harvard MS Eng 530 and Production of the ‘Shirleian’ Manuscripts”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Robert McCracken Peck
Curator of Art and Artifacts and Senior Fellow of the Academy of Natural Sciences
“Preparing an exhibition for the Houghton Library and an essay for the Harvard Library Bulletin on the natural history paintings of Edward Lear”
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Diego Pirillo
Researcher, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
“Humanism and the Geographical Discoveries: A Bibliographical Study of the Editions, Translations, Plagiarism and Reprints of Johannes Boemus’s Omnium Gentium Mores held at the Houghton Library”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Adrian Poole
Professor of English Literature, University of Cambridge; Fellow of Trinity College
“Edition of Henry James’s The Princess Casamassima”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Timothy Roberts
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Western Illinois University
“Perceptions Among the Leadership of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions of the American Trade in the Middle East, 1810-1860”
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Karin Roffman
Assistant Professor, Department of English, United States Military Academy at West Point
“‘So Much Debris of Living’: Nineteenth-Century Collections in John Ashbery’s Poetry”
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Alison Searle
AHRC Postdoctoral Research Associate, Anglia Ruskin University
“Bibliographical, Textual & Manuscript Research on the Writings of James Shirley”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Mark Somos
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, University of Sussex
“American States of Nature: From Rightless Savage, through Chosen Nation, to Liberty For All”
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

Ryszard Zajaczkowski
Associate Professor, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
“Józef Wittlin and his epoch”
Joan Nordell Fellowship

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