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Houghton 2016-2017 Fellows Announced

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Each year, Houghton Library awards grants to defray the costs of travel and lodging for scholars using our collections. We are pleased to announce the following 21 fellowship awards for the 2016-2017 cycle.

Dr. Kerri Andrews
Senior Lecturer in English Studies, University of Strathclyde
“The Letters of Hannah More: A Digital Edition”
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle
 
Mr. Mark Balmforth
Ph.D. Student, Department of Religion, Columbia University
“A Descriptive Bibliography of Houghton’s American Ceylon Mission Archive, 1812-1855”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography
 
Mr. John Francis Davies
Doctoral Award Researcher, University of Lincoln, UK
“Textual Transmission and Materiality in Early Tennyson, 1827-1851”
Joan Nordell Fellowship
 
Professor Eugene Giddens
Skinner-Young Professor, Anglia Ruskin University
“Visualizing Victorian Childhoods, 1850-1910”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography
 
Professor Ellen Handy
Associate professor, Department of Art, The City College of New York (CUNY)
“Histories of Photography: an Introduction”
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts
 
Dr. Alexander Jordan
Post-doctoral scholar, Fondazione Luigi Einaudi, Turin, Italy
“Thomas Carlyle’s Marginalia: Republicanism, Historicism, Empire”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography
 
Professor David Kaminsky
Assistant Professor of Global Arts Studies
“Toward a Theoretical Language for Social Partner Dancing”
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre
 
Mr. Andrew S. Keener
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, Northwestern University
“Theaters of Translation: Cosmopolitan Vernaculars in Shakespeare’s England”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography
 
Dr. Huei-Ying Kuo
Senior Lecturer and Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University
“Maritime Silk Road, Whose Global History?”
William Dearborn Fellowship in American History
 
Dr. Theresa Zammit Lupi
Independent Scholar
“The Houghton gradual and the choir books in Malta: comparisons and possible influences”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography
 
Mr. Aruni Mahapatra
PhD Student, English Department, Emory University
“Print, Literature and Modernity”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography
 
Professor Susanne Meurer
Assistant Professor of Early Modern Art History, University of Western Australia
“Johann Neudörffer the Elder at the Interface of Handwriting and Printmaking”
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts
 
Ms. Rachel Miller
Doctoral Candidate, Department of American Culture, University of Michigan
“Capital Entertainment: Creative Labor and the Modern Stage, 1860-1930”
Joan Nordell Fellowship
 
Dr. Benjamin Pickford
Honorary Research Fellow in American Studies, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
“Emerson’s Automaton: The Poetics of the Emerson Factory”
Ralph Waldo Emerson Fellowship

Mr. Brent Salter
Doctoral Candidate, Yale Law School
“Agent Author(ity): Alice Kauser, Copyright, and Compromising the American Playwright”
Houghton Library Fellowship

Dr. Rebekah Scott
Assistant Professor in 19th- & 20th-Century Literature, University of Nottingham (UK)
“The Cambridge Edition of the Complete Fiction of Henry James: Volume 28: ‘The Lesson of the Master’ & Other Tales”
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Dr. Cassandra Ulph
Lecturer in English Literature, Bishop Grosseteste University
“Translating Domesticity: Hester Piozzi’s Experiments in Genre”
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS)

Dr. Susan Valladres
Junior Research Fellow and Lecturer in English, Worcester College, University of Oxford
“The Eighteenth-Century Stock Play”
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant

Dr. Sander Verhaegh
Lecturer, University of Groningen
“The Development of Quine’s Naturalism”
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Dr. Andrew Walkling
Associate Professor of Art History, English, and Theatre, Binghamton University (SUNY)
“Academies of Compliments, Drolleries, and “New Songs”: Printed Song-Text Collections in Late-Seventeenth-Century England”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Mr. Lei Zhang
Ph. candidate, Department of History, Syracuse University
“Water Lords: Drinking Water in Beijing, 1900-1937”
Houghton Library Fellowship

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