Houghton Library

Past Visiting Fellowship Recipients

Recipients Archive:

2015–2016

Dan Beachy-Quick
Assistant Professor of English, Colorado State University
“A Quiet Book”
WPR Creative Grant 2015-2016

Claire Bowditch (joint application with Elaine Hobby)
University Teacher, Loughborough University
"Harvard Library Resources in the Cambridge Edition of the Writings of Aphra Behn"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Katherine Culkin
Associate Professor, Department of History, Bronx Community College, CUNY
“‘For the Love of Your Sister’: Ellen Tucker Emerson, Edith Emerson Forbes, and the Emerson Legacy”
Ralph Waldo Emerson Fellowship

Rick DesRochers
Associate Professor of Theatre, Long Island University Post
“Putting It Over in Vaudeville: An Anthology of Vaudeville Acts, Sketches and Scenarios”
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Mehmet Ali Dogan
Assistant Professor, Istanbul Technical University, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
“American Missionary Activities and Modernization in the Middle East”
William Dearborn Fellowship in American History

David L. Gants
Associate Professor of English, Florida State University; Editor, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America
“An Introduction to Descriptive Bibliography”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

John Gill
Independent Scholar
“Lithographed portraits in the Dance Collections of the Houghton Library”
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

Anselm Heinrich
Lecturer in Theatre Studies; Head of Theatre Studies, School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow
“Theatre in Europe under German Occupation during World War II”
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Wilhelm Hemecker
University Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Vienna; Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the History and Theory of Biography, Vienna
“Analysis of the holdings of Richard Beer-Hofmann regarding a historical critical edition of selected works”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Elaine Hobby (joint application with Claire Bowditch)
Professor of Seventeenth-Century Studies, Loughborough University
"Harvard Library Resources in the Cambridge Edition of the Writings of Aphra Behn"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Brooke Hunter
Assistant Professor of English, Villanova University
“Forging Boethius: De disciplina scolarium and the Making of the Medieval Boethius”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Christa Jansohn
Chair of British Studies, University of Bamberg (Germany)
“The Two Cranach ‘Hamlets’"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Sergey Konaev
Principal Researcher, The State Institute for Art Studies (Theatre Legacy Publication Department), Moscow, Russia
“Anna Pavlova as Ambassadress: Bringing the Russian Ballet Repertoire to the West”
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Heather Kopelson
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Alabama
“Idolatrous Processions: The Production of Peoples and Places in the Atlantic World”
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Francesca Manzari
Researcher in Medieval Art History, "Sapienza" University of Rome
“Italian Books of Hours at the Houghton Library”
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Daniel Matore
Ph.D. Candidate, New College, University of Oxford
“The Genesis of Modernist Typography: the poetry of E.E. Cummings”
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Laura Miller
Assistant Professor, University of West Georgia
“Reading Popular Newtonianism, 1670-1792”
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant/American Society for Eighteenth‑Century Studies (ASECS)

Chris Mustazza
Doctoral student, University of Pennsylvania
“The Birth of the Poetry Audio Archive: The Vocarium Recordings and The Speech Lab Recordings”
WPR Creative Grant 2015-2016

Eileen Myles
Poet, New York, NY
“About Boston”: researching the Boston accent and archival recordings by Boston-area poets
WPR Creative Fellowship 2015-2016

Katerina Pantelides
Ph.D. Candidate, Courtauld Institute of Art
“Skill, Improvisation, and Vulnerability in the American Ballet Dancer’s Body c.1940-69”
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

J. Alison Rosenblitt
Lecturer, Balliol College (Oxford); Affiliation: Classics Faculty (Oxford)
“E.E. Cummings in the Great War”
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Peter Sabor
Canada Research Chair and Professor of English, McGill University
“Additional Letters of Frances Burney, 1791-1840”
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle

Eva Franziska Schmid
Ph.D. Candidate in American Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University
“Education and Learning in the Age of American Transcendentalism”
Ralph Waldo Emerson Fellowship

Pavel Sladek
Associate Professor of Hebrew Studies, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague
“The early editions of the works of Rabbi Mordecai Yaffe: A case study in an early modern published author and his social network”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Zachary Stone
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Virginia
“The Rule of Heaven: Devotional Polity, the City, and Later Middle English Literature”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Mark Storey
Assistant Professor of American Literature, University of Warwick
“Gore Vidal, American politics, and the classical world”
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Michael Plygawko Sullivan
Ph.D. Candidate, Trinity College, Cambridge
“Tennyson’s Harvard Notebooks: Poetic Revision and the Development of Song”
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Masaaki Takeda
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
“Travel Books and Factual Fictions: Defoe, Swift, Psalmanazar”
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle

Huub van der Linden
Research fellow, University College Roosevelt, the Netherlands
“Celebrity, print, and the stage in seventeenth-century Italy: The Houghton Library collection of laudatory broadsides”
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

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2014-2015

Virginia Albarrán
Associate Lecturer, Modern Art History Department, Universidad Complutense de Madrid; Research collaborator, 18th century Painting and Goya Department, Museo del Prado
"Philip Hofer and Fernando Zóbel de Ayala as Spanish drawings collectors"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Deborah Bowman
Lecturer, Gonville and Caius College / Faculty of English, University of Cambridge
"William Empson's Seven Types of Ambiguity"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Michael John Burden
Professor of Opera Studies, University of Oxford; Fellow in Music, New College, Oxford
"The music of the Italian Aria on the London Stage before 1801"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Federica Caneparo
Research Assistant, Princeton University
"Ariosto's Orlando furioso at the Houghton Library: a family tree and its implications"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Sonia Di Loreto
Assistant Professor of American Studies, Università di Torino
"Margaret Fuller's Transnational Network: Fuller's Papers at Houghton Library"
Ralph Waldo Emerson Fellowship

Philip Michael Forness
Ph.D. Candidate, History of Christianity, Princeton Theological Seminary
"Syriac Manuscripts and their Readers: Identifying and Interpreting the Works of Jacob of Sarug in the Houghton Library "
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Martina Frank
Associate Professor of Art History, Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage, Università Ca'Foscari
Venezia, Italy
"The Galli Bibiena Sketchbook in Houghton Library and the Viennese Workshop of the Galli Bibiena Family"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

James Freeman
The British Library: Intern in the Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts Section
"The Manuscript Dissemination and Readership of the Polychronicon of Ranulph Higden, c. 1330 – c. 1500"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Sören C. Hammerschmidt
Instructor of English, Arizona State University
"Modular Pope: Letters, Portraits, and Recycled Print"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Philippa Heale
Independent Scholar
"Spanish Dance Prints in the Edwin Binney 3rd Dance Print Collection"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Joseph Hone
D.Phil. Candidate, Jesus College, University of Oxford
"Polemic, Print, and the Death of William III"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Zoë Alexis Lang
Assistant Professor of Musicology, University of South Florida
"Johann Strauss Jr. Materials in the John Milton Ward Collection"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Jack Lynch
Professor English, Rutgers University
"The Shakespeare Phantom: The Lives of William Henry Ireland"
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle

Monica Mattfeld
Associate Lecturer, School of English, University of Kent
"Hippodrama, Gender and Nation in Romantic-Period London"
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

Josephine McDonagh
Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature, King's College London
"Mary Russell Mitford, J.T. Fields and the American contexts of English provincial life"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Stephen J. Milner
Professor of Italian, University of Manchester
"Venetian Parchment Books in the Renaissance (Biomolecular Analysis and the Parchment Heritage)"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Cristiana Pasqualetti
University of L'Aquila – Department of Human Studies – Ricercatore universitario, Medieval Art History
"Calligraphers and Illuminators at the Papal Court in the Age of the Great Schism: the Calderini Pontifical
(Houghton Library MS Typ 1)"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Paolo Pellegrini
Researcher in Philology of Italian Literature, Università di Verona – Dipartimento di Filologia, Letteratura e Linguistica
"Humanistic and Renaissance annotated books in the Harvard University Library"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Antonio Ricci
Associate Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York University
"Orlando Furioso in the collections of Houghton Library, 1516-42"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Leslie Ritchie
Associate Professor of English, Queen's University
"David Garrick and the Mediation of Celebrity"
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle

Greg Robinson
Professor of History, Université du Québec À Montréal
"The Loyal Opposition: Eleanor Roosevelt and World War II"
William Dearborn Fellowship in American History

Alexander Saminsky
Researcher at Audrey Roubleuv Museum of Old Russian Art and Culture, Moscow
"A Byzantine Gospel Manuscript in Harvard and its circle"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Marc H. Smith
Professor of Medieval and Early-Modern Paleography, École nationale des chartes;
Professor of the History of Writing, École pratique des hautes études
"Early French Writing Manuals, 1560-1815"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Elena Stevens
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Southampton
"Venus in Tights: Tableaux Vivants in the Long Nineteenth Century"
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

Lucie Sutherland
Teaching Associate in Drama, School of English, University of Nottingham
"George Alexander: actor, manager, theatre professional"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Anoush F. Terjanian
Associate Professor of History, East Carolina University
"The French-Armenian Connection in the Eighteenth-Century East Indies"
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant/American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS)

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2013-2014

Gottfried Adam
Professor, University of Vienna, Austria
"Thumb Bible – a specific genre of children's literature' and the importance of the collections of the Houghton Library"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Chiara Ambrosio
Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science, University College London
"Charles S. Peirce's History of Science"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Miguel Ariño-Durand, O.P.
Etudiant en doctorat en co-direction, Institut Catholique de Paris
"La Vie de la Bienheureuse Vierge Marie dans les traditions apocryphes syro-orientales"
Houghton Library Fellowship

Hala Auji
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art History, Binghamton University, SUNY
"Typesetting Modernity: American Missionary Publications and the Nascent Press in the Middle East (1820-1870)"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Louise Curran
Junior Research Fellow, Trinity College, University of Oxford
"Editing correspondence in the Johnson circle:  Hester Thrale Piozzi, Anna Seward and Percival Stockdale"
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle

Giuseppe D'Ottavi
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institut des Textes et Manuscrits modernes, Paris, France
"From Geneva to Harvard, through India: Ferdinand de Saussure Papers at Houghton Library"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Steffi Dippold
Lecturer, Department of English, Stanford University
"The Missionary Matriarchive: John Eliot's Wampanoag Bible and the Materiality of Colonial Bookmaking"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Scott Enderle
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of English, Skidmore College
"Bluestocking Copyright: Gender, Property, and the Intellectual Commons"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Holly James-Maddocks
Ph.D. Candidate, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
"Collaborative Book Production in Fifteenth Century London: Scribes and Illuminators, 1420-1490"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Kevin Kim
Postdoctoral Fellow, Thinking Matters Program, VPUE, Stanford University
"Diplomacies of Dissent: Henry Wallace, Herbert Hoover, and Cold War America's Rise in the World"
William Dearborn Fellowship in American History

Zoe LeBlanc
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Vanderbilt University
"Rethinking Missions in the Middle East: The Life of Alford Carleton and the History of United States-Middle East Relations"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Charles Legere
Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
"'Student Was "Out"; They often Get that Way…': A Secret and 'Living' History of American Poetry via its 'Accidents' and The Woodberry Poetry Room"
Houghton Library Fellowship

Philip Lockley
British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Oxford
"Emerson's Transatlantic Socialist Network"
Ralph Waldo Emerson Fellowship

Simon Macdonald
Teaching Fellow, University College London; Visiting Fellow, Beinecke Library, Yale University
"The novelist Elizabeth Meeke, the Minerva Press, and the late eighteenth-century literary market"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Christopher F. Minty
Ph.D. Candidate, School of Arts & Humanities, University of Stirling
"Loyalism and Community:  New York, c. 1763-1783"
William Dearborn Fellowship in American History

David Montejano
Professor of Ethnic Studies and History, University of California, Berkeley
"The Charles Stillman Papers and the Trade in Southern Cotton during the American Civil War"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Warren Oakley
Independent Scholar
"The Eclipse of Jupiter and the Secret World of Theatre:  The First Biography of Thomas Harris, the Proprietor and Manager of Covent Garden Theatre, 1774-1820"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Erin Pauwels
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of the History of Art, Indiana University
"Sarony's Living Pictures: Performance, Photography & Gilded Age American Art"
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

Paolo Pellegrini
Researcher in Philology of Italian Literature at Universita di Verona
"Humanistic and Renaissance Annotated Books in Houghton Library"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Monica Peretto
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Humanities, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Italy
"Houghton Library MS Typ 555, the Bible Historiale of Charles V of France (1364-80) and its scribe, Raoulet d'Orleans?"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Ligia Ravenna Pinheiro
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Dance, The Ohio State University
"Early Nineteenth Century Italian Ballet Libretti"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Robert Sandberg
Adjunct Professor of Education, California State University, Los Angeles
"A transcription of the manuscripts comprising Herman Melville's poems 'At the Hostelry' and 'Naples in the Time of Bomba' and related prose pieces [MS Am 188 (386 A, B, and C)], which, along with reading texts, will be published in Volume 13 of the Northwestern-Newberry edition of the Writings of Herman Melville"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Niccola Shearman
Ph.D. Candidate, The Courtauld Institute of Art
"Final form and formal reduction: the role of the woodcut in the work of Lyonel Feininger"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Daniel Sheerin
Emeritus Professor of Classics, University of Notre Dame
"Marketing the Missal"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Claude Willan
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, Stanford University
"Hostile Takeover: The Tory Seizure of Eighteenth-Century Literary History"
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

Ingeborg Zechner
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Musicology, University of Graz
"Opera Business in Nineteenth Century London"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

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2012-2013

Victor Bedoya
Researcher, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sevilla
"Clandestine Philosophical Manuscripts in Houghton Library"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

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 Fellowship

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
"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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2011-2012

Elizabeth Adams
Part-time Lecturer, University of Nottingham
"Textual Revision in the Manuscripts of Mary Elizabeth Braddon"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

James Arthur
Instructor, School of Continuing Studies, Stanford University
"Audio Research in the Woodberry Poetry Room:  Rhythm in 20th-Century English Language Verse"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

John S. Bak
Professor, Nancy-Université, France
"From ‘White Paper' to ‘Cahiers Noirs':  Examining Tennessee Williams's Many ur-Memoirs"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

William Barker
Professor of English, Dalhousie University
"The Reading Notes and Annotations of Gabriel Harvey"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Graydon Beeks
Professor, Department of Music, Pomona College
"London Theatre Orchestras, 1750-1770"
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

Jason Berger
Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of South Dakota
"Emerson's Circle and the Politics of Enjoyment"
Ralph Waldo Emerson Fellowship

Andrew Boyle
Stipendiary Lecturer in History, Brasenose College
"Samuel Daniel's Collection of the History of England (1618)"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Thomas Burton
Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Adelaide
"A Critical Edition of the Complete Poems of William Barnes"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Daniel Cook
Leverhulme Research Fellow, University of Bristol
"Swift's Remains:  Editing the Lives and Works of Jonathan Swift"
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle

Elia Andrea Corazza
Ph.D. Candidate, Università degli Studi di Bologna
"From Tchaikovsky's La Belle au Bois Dormant (1889) To Stravinsky-Diaghilev's The Sleeping Princess (1921) and Le Mariage d'Aurore (1922, 1923): exporting the Russian ballet into Neoclassical style"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Cathy Day
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Ball State University
"Looking for Linda: The Scrapbooks of Mrs. Cole Porter"
Beatrice, Benjamin and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

Anthony Edwards
Professor of Textual Studies, De Montfort University, UK
"Thomas Speght, Francis Thynne and the Beginnings of Chaucer Textual Criticism"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Max Engammare
Associated Researcher, University of Geneva
"Sixty-three:  The fear of the climacterical year in the Renaissance"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Matilda Ann Butkas Ertz
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Music, University of Oregon
"Choreography and Music in the Ballets of Antonio Pallerini"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Maria Alessandra Panzanelli Fratoni
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Università degli Studi di Perugia
"Fifteen books and a manuscript dealing with Perugia in the Renaissance, now in the Houghton Library.  An analytical catalogue with the study of the editions"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Jillian Hess
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, Stanford University
"Technologies of Reading: Nineteenth-Century Commonplace Books"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Sandro Jung
Professor of Early Modern Literature and Culture, Ghent University
"Thomas Stothard as Literary Illustrator"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Alexey Lyavdansky
Senior Lecturer, Institute of Oriental and Classical Studies, Russian State University
"Syriac Charms Manuscripts in the Houghton Library"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen
Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Helsinki
Charles Peirce's Manuscripts on Logic"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Michael Robertson
Professor of English, The College of New Jersey
"Edward Bellamy and the Last Utopians"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Paul Scolieri
Assistant Professor of Dance, Barnard College, Columbia University
"Ted Shawn and American Modern Dance"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

David Shields
McClintock Professor of Southern Letters, Departments of English and History, University of South Carolina
"Nineteenth Century American Portrait Photographers and their Works"
William Dearborn Fellowship in American History

Robert Sinclair
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
"The Development of Quine's Philosophy"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

David Stoker
Independent Scholar
"The Chapbook & Ballad Publications of the Aldermary Churchyard & Bow Churchyard Presses 1736-1800"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Francesca Tancini
Curator Librarian, Federico Zeri Foundation, Università di Bologna
"The Caroline Miller Parker Collection of Works by Walter Crane.  Toward a History of the Collection, a Catalog and a Bibliography"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Melike Tokay Unal
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Bilkent University, Turkey
"Edith Kermit Roosevelt: The (Un-) Victorian First Lady of the Progressive Era"
William Dearborn Fellowship in American History

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2010-2011

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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2009-2010

Audrey Adamczak
Post-Doctorate, Department of Art History, University of Paris-Sorbonne
"Engraving the 'Grand Siècle': Portrait as book illustration in XVIIth-century France. A survey into the Houghton Library collections"
Katherine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Alan Cottrell
Independent Scholar / 2009 NEH Fellow
"Angelo Poliziano's Miscellaneorum Centuria Prima:  A Scholarly Edition"
Katherine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Antonino De Francesco
Professor of Early Modern History, Dipartimento di scienze della storia e della documentazione storica, Università degli studi di Milano, Italy
"Alphonse Aulard Papers in the Houghton Library"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Robert DeMaria, Jr.
Professor of English Literature, Vassar College
"Impossible Bibliography: A History of Editions of the Works of Samuel Johnson"
Katherine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Nicolas Dufetel
Chercheur invité à la Bibliothèque nationale de France
"Franz Liszt and Marie Sayn-Wittgenstein: A Correspondence"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Craig Eliason
Associate Professor of Art History, University of St. Thomas
"‘Modern' and ‘Transitional' in Context: The Labels Used to Classify Printing Types"
Katherine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Nicholas Fisher
Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, University of London
"Bibliography of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester"
Katherine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Thomas Harakal
Independent Scholar
"Houghton Mifflin, The Riverside Press, and Jack London's First Book: A Descriptive Bibliography of ‘The Son of the Wolf'"
Katherine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Morris Levy
Senior Music Cataloger, University Library, Northwestern University
"Furio Camillo: Robert Gallenberg, Salvatore Taglioni, and Ballet in 19th Century Naples"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Paige McCormick
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, University of Alabama
"An Author's Intent: Literary Progression and the Making of the Modern African Aesthetic in Chinua Achebe"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Francesca Tancini
Ph.D. Candidate, Italian Institute for Human Sciences
"Walter Crane's Illustrations and the Birth of Modern Pedagogy through Drawings in the Houghton Library Collections"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Mark Towsey
Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship, University of Liverpool, UK
"Reading History in Britain 1750-1835"
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant/American Society for 18th-Century Studies (ASECS)

Christopher H. Walker
Serials Cataloging Librarian, Pennsylvania State University
"The Houghton Library's copy of Histoires des amans fortunez, 1558: Its Context and Significance in the History of 16th Century Paris Imprints"
Katherine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Michael Winship
Professor, Department of English, University of Texas
"Reaching the Market: Book Distribution in the United States, 1825-1950"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Paul M. Wright
Retired Editor, University of Massachusetts Press
"Mammon and the Muse: President Eliot, P.F. Collier, and the Harvard Classics ‘Five-Foot Shelf'"
Katherine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

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2008-2009

Pablo Alvarez
Curator of Rare Books, Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester; History of the Book Instructor, Department of History, University of Rochester
"The Teaching of Hell in Sixteenth-Century Venice:  The Evidence from Book Illustration and Mnemonic Treatises"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Jonathan Arnold
Ph.D. Candidate, Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
"Book History Analysis of Theodore Roosevelt's Published Works"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Noelle Baker (joint application with Sandra Petrulionis)
Independent Scholar
"The Almanack of Mary Moody Emerson: A Scholarly Edition"
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association Fellowship for the Study of Emerson and his Circle"

Lisa Berglund
Associate Chair, English Department, SUNY Buffalo State College
"College Editions of the Principal Works of Hester Lynch Piozzi"
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle"

Mark Bland
Senior Lecturer in English, De Montfort University
"Unresolved STC Problems"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Peter Collister
Independent Scholar
"Henry James's Autobiographical Writings"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts"

Tracy Davis
President, American Society for Theatre Research, Northwestern University
"Nineteenth-Century British Repertoire"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Robert Júlio Decker
Ph.D. Candidate, Anglo-American History, University of Leeds
"The Immigration Restriction League and the Political Regulation of Immigration, 1894-1924"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Carolyn Eastman
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Texas at Austin
"Learning to See:  Gender in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World"
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship (ASECS)

Michael Eisenberg
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Music, CUNY Gradutae Center
"Keyboard Seconda Pratica in the Engraved Toccatas of Girolamo Frescobaldi"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Kathryn Gucer
Visiting Assistant Professor and Lecturer, Northwestern University
"Revolution across the Channel:  Parliament and Parlement in 17th-Century England and France"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Heather Helinsky
Visiting Assistant Professor of Dramaturgy, University of Arizona
"In Perfect Harmony:  Stage Compositions of Theodore Komisarjevsky"
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre"

Daniela Macchione
Research Consultant, Department of Music, University of Chicago
"OperaCat Opera for Sale"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Sylvie Merian
Independent Scholar
"A Codicological Study of Armenian Manuscripts"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Paola Modesti
Lecturer, Venice International University; Research Fellow, Universitario di Architettura in Venice
"Antonio Visentini's drawings in the Houghton Library"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Matthew Moore
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Brooklyn College
"Charles Sanders Peirce's Writings on the Philosophy of Mathematics"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Catherine Parisian
Independent Scholar
"A Publication History of the Works of Frances Burney"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Sandra Petrulioinis (joint application with Noelle Baker)
Professor of English and American Studies, Penn State University
"The Almanack of Mary Moody Emerson:  A Scholarly Edition"
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association Fellowship for the Study of Emerson and his Circle

Nicholas Roe
Professor of English Literature, School of English, University of St. Andrews
"John Keats in the papers of Amy Lowell and other Harvard Keatsians"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Fred Schurink
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, School of English, Newcastle University
"Translation, Reading and War in Tudor England:  Gabriel Harvey's Marginalia in the Houghton Library"
Douglas W. Bryant Fellowship

Christina Smylitopoulos
Ph.D. Candidate, Art History and Communications Studies, McGill University
"A Nabob's Progress:  Graphic Satire, The Grand Master and British Excess, 1770-1830"
Douglas W. Bryant Fellowship

Janet Spurgeon
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Aesthetics, Hybridity and Idealist Painting in the Late Nineteenth-Century Japan"
Douglas W. Bryant Fellowship

Geoffrey Taylor
Research Scholar, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Founder-Collaborator, Octavo Research
"Encountering Serlio:  Il terzo libro and Architectural Drawing Practices"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Robert Torre
Ph.D. Candidate, School of Music, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Ritual, Myth, and Performance in Naples, 1707-1737"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Ann Walsh
Independent Scholar
"Robert Lowell's Art of Rewriting:  Revision, Translation, Adaptation"
Douglas W. Bryant Fellowship

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2007-2008

Christiane Andersson
Samuel H. Kress Professor of Art History, Bucknell University
"Censorship of Art during the Reformation in Germany"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Peter Beal
Compiler/Principal Researcher on AHRC-funded database Catalogue of English Literary Manuscripts 1450-1700 at Institute of English Studies, University of London
"Catalogue of English Literary Manuscripts 1450-1700"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Noelle Paulson Bradley
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Washington University in St. Louis
"The Human Animal: Anthropomorphic Animals in Print and Pain, c. 1820-1850"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Elio Brancaforte
Assistant Professor, Germanic and Slavic Studies, Tulane University
"European Travels to Safavid Iran 1550-1700"
Houghton Library Fellowship

Michael Burden
Dean and Reader in Music, New College, University of Oxford
"Gesture in 18th Century Opera"
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

Samuel Dorf
Ph.D. Candidate, School of Music, Northwestern University
"Listening Between the Classical and the Sensual:  Neoclassicism in Parisian Music and Dance Culture, 1870-1935"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Bo Ekelund
Associate Professor, Department of English, Stockholm University
"Keeping Gates at Houghton Mifflin:  A Study of Aspiring Authors and Reader's Reports"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

R. Carter Hailey
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of English, The College of William and Mary
"Uncertainly Dated London Imprints (1473-1640) and the Study of Paper"
Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography

Rebecca McKenna
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Yale University
"‘The Baguio Scheme:' U.S. Designs on the Philippines, 1898-1935"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Matthew Rebhorn
Assistant Professor of English, James Madison University
"Acts of Resistance:  Playing Indian and the Origins of American Acting"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Roger Thompson
Associate Professor of English, Virginia Military Institute
"Transcendentalist Educational Agendas and the Transition from Oral to Written Eloquence"
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association Fellowship for the Study of Emerson and his Circle

Thibaud Trochu
Ph.D. Candidate, Philosophy, University of Paris – Sorbonne
"Investigating the Margins of Consciousness or the Strange Case of Doctor William James"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Bryan Waterman
Assistant Professor of English, New York University
"Joel Barlow's Love Letters"
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

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2006-2007

David Allan
Reader, School of History, University of St. Andrews
"Large Indexes, and Little Compendiums: Reading and Commonplacing in Georgian England"
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle

Celia Braxton
Ph.D. Candidate, Theatre Program, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
"Female Performers in Post-Civil War New York: Where They Came From and How They Lived"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Ilias Chrissochoidis
Lecturer in Music, Stanford University
"Poems Addressed to George Frideric Handel"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Greg Clingham
Professor of English, Bucknell University; Director, Bucknell University Press
"Johnson, Narrative, and the Ends of Law"
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship for the Study of Dr. Samuel Johnson and his Circle

Mary Davis
Associate Professor, Department of Music, Case Western Reserve University
"Dancing Modernism: Music, Fashion, and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Robert Blakeslee Gilpin
Ph.D. Candidate, American History, Yale University
"Monster and Martyr: Tracing John Brown through American Memory"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Catherine Ladds
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Historical Studies, University of Bristol
"Conflict and Cosmopolitanism: The foreign staff of the Chinese Customs Service, 1854-1950"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Amelia Martinez
Ph.D. Candidate, Theory and History of Architecture, E.T.S.A.B./U.P.C.
"Theatres in motion. Machine and inspired architectures"
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

Margaret Meserve
Assistant Professor of History, University of Notre Dame
"A Renaissance of News: The Italian Market in Printed Political Information, 1470-1527"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Kaara Peterson
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Miami University
"Popular Medicine, Myth, and Controversy in Early Modern English Literature and Culture"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Wayne C. Ripley
Assistant Professor, Winona State University
"Religious Literary Culture and its Political Valence in the Long Eighteenth Century"
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant/American Society for 18th-Century Studies (ASECS)

Kate Roark
Ph.D. Candidate, Theatre History, University of Illinois
"‘Do You Mistake Me for a Neger?':  Jonathan Yankees and the Staging of American Whiteness"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Anna Robins
Reader, Department of History of Art and Architecture, University of Reading
"The Papers of William Rothenstein"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Ronald Schuchard
Professor of English, Emory University
"The Complete Prose of T.S. Eliot"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Fan Shengyu
Post-doc in Foreign Languages Institute of Beijing Normal University
"Emerson as Literary Critic"
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association Fellowship for the Study of Emerson and his Circle

Mei-Ying Sung
Independent Scholar
"Printing Copper Plates and their Historical Context in 18th and 19th-century London"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Nicolas Witschi
Associate Professor of English, Western Michigan University
"The Gunfighter's Press:  Houghton Mifflin, Cowboy Memoirs, and the Making of the American West"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Rebecca Zorach
Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Chicago
"Roma vetus ac recens: Itineraries of the image in early modern Europe"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

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2005-2006

Ilaria Andreoli
Ph.D. Candidate, History of Modern Art, Université Lumière Lyon 2
Renaissance Book Illustration between Italy and France (1520-1570)
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Giles Bergel
Visiting Lecturer, Royal Holloway University of London
"James Boswell's collection of chapbooks at the Houghton Library"
Donald and Mary Hyde Fellowship

David Gants
Associate Professor of English and Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing, University of New Brunswick
"The Early English Booktrade Database"
Houghton Library Fellowship

Iván Jaksić
Professor, Department of History, University of Notre Dame
"Henry W. Longfellow's Hispanic Interests"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Darin Kinsey
Ph.D. Candidate, Département des Études Québécoises, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
"Fashioning a Freshwater Eden: Fish Culture, Elite Anglers and Ecological Change in Quebec, 1857-1939"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Alexander Klein
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Philosophy, Indiana University
"William James' Empiricism and its Legacy in Analytic Philosophy and Logical Positivism"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

April Masten
Assistant Professor, Department of History, State University of New York at Stony Brook
"Challenge Dances – Staging 1840s American Culture"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Thomas McLean
Lecturer, University of Otago
"The Biography and Bibliography of Jane Porter"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Sean Meehan
Assistant Professor of English, Morningside College
"Emerson's School:  Lessons from the American Renaissance in Education"
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association Fellowship for the Study of Emerson and his Circle

Allen Reddick
Professor of English Literature, University of Zürich
"Thomas Hollis's Gifts to Harvard College Library and their Relation to Donations to Swiss Libraries"
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

Sigrid Rieuwerts
Senior Lecturer in the Department of English and Linguistics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität
"The Life and Works of Francis James Child (1825-1896)"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Carl Schmidt
Professor of Music, Towson University
"The Music Manuscripts and Letters of Randall Thompson"
Houghton Library Fellowship

David Worrall
Professor of English, Nottingham Trent University
"The Fall of Algiers:  Islam on the British and American Romantic Period Stage"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

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2004-2005

John Cunnally
Associate Professor, Art & Design Department, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
"Jacopo Strada's Illustrations of Graeco-Roman Coins"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Susan E. Gunter
Professor of English, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah
"A Vocation for Jameses: Alice Howe Gibbens and the Making of William James"
William Dean Howells Memorial Fellowship in American Literature (1860-1920)

Scott David Hess
Assistant Professor of English, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana
"The Ecology of Authorship: Wordsworth, Romanticism and the Roots of Environmentalism"
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Christoph Irmscher
Professor of English, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
"Agassiz Agonistes"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Ian MacKillop
Professor of English Literature, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England
"John Keats: A Life in Letters"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Karl Philipp Mehne
Ph.D. Candidate, University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany
"Bildung versus ‘Self-Reliance'? Ästhetische Bildung, self-culture and the creative process in the writings of Emerson und Goethe"
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association Fellowship for the Study of Emerson and his Circle

Philip Martyn Oldfield
Librarian, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
"British and Irish Armorial Bindings Project"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Peter Patrick Reed
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
"‘Arrant Beggars': Staging in the Atlantic Lumpenproletariat, 1775 to 1850"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Reiko Takeda
Visiting Lecturer, School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, England
"Fabyan's New Cronicles of Englande and of Fraunce"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Kristan Ann Tetens
Independent Scholar, East Lansing, Michigan
"‘Aerial Music': A Biographical Sketch of Thomas Monck Mason (1803-1889)"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

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2003-2004

Gregory Barnhisel
Director, Writing Center, University of Southern California
"James Laughlin, New Directions Press and the Remaking of Ezra Pound"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Caleb Crain
Fellow, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, New York Public Library
"Ned v. Kate: The Divorce of Edwin and Catharine Forrest"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Bradley P. Dean
West Peterborough, New Hampshire
"The Notebooks of Henry D. Thoreau, 1849-1862"
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association Fellowship for the Study of Emerson and his Circle

Christian Dupont
Curator for Special Collections, Subject Liaison for Italian Studies, University of Notre Dame
"Collecting Dante in America at the End of the Nineteenth-Century"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Jean-Francois Gilmont
Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
"Sixteenth-Century Imprints from Geneva, Lausanne and Neuchatel"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Jennifer Hillman Helgren
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Claremont Graduate University
"The Camp Fire Girls and the Creation of ‘A Beautiful and Useful Womanhood': A History of 20th-Century American Girls' Culture and the Ideals of Womanhood"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Kathryn Lowerre
School of Music, Michigan State University
"Music and Musicians on the London Stage at the Turn of the 18th-Century"
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant/American Society for the Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship

Robert J. Milevski
Preservation Librarian, Princeton University Library
"The Bindery of the Riverside Press, Houghton Mifflin Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts: A Study of Its Operation, Especially with Regard to Cover Stamping"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Francois Rouget
Department of French Studies, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
"Ronsard's Early Editions"
Houghton Library Visiting Fellowship

Claudia Stokes
Department of English, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
"Wendell vs. Howells: Realism and the Writing of American Literary History"
William Dean Howells Memorial Fellowship in American Literature (1860-1920)

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2002-2003

Suzanne Elizabeth Aspden
Research Fellow, Robinson College, University of Cambridge
"Opera and National Identity in Eighteenth-Century Britain"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Robert Banham
Doctoral candidate, Department of Typography and Graphic Communication, University of Reading
"Frederick Gye and Giles Balne"
Beatrice, Benjamin and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

Peter Michael Beilharz
School of Social Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
"Locating Edward Bellamy"
William Dean Howells Fellowship in American Literature (1860-1920)

Mary Ellen Brown
Director, Institute for Advanced Study, Indiana University
"The Making of an Editor: Francis James Child"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

C.E.J. Caldicott
Department of French, University College Dublin
"Moliere's Early Editions"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Jim Davis
Head, School of Theatre, Film & Dance, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
"Late Eighteenth- & Nineteenth-Century English Comic Actors"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Jerome de Groot
School of Music and Humanities, University of Huddersfield
"Royalist Identity During the Civil War Period"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann
Independent Scholar, Glenmont, NY
"Greek Manuscripts at the Houghton Library: A Catalogue of the Collection"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Grzegory Kosc
Department of American Literature and Culture, University of Lodz
"Robert Lowell Between Modernism and Post-Modernism"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Ian S. MacNiven
Independent Scholar, Athens, NY
"Biography of James Laughlin"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Nicholas David Smith
Independent Scholar, Oxford, UK
"Daniel B. Fearing and John Bartlett Angling Collections"
W. Jackson Bate/Douglas W. Bryant - American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellowship

Helena Szepe
Art Department, University of South Florida, Tampa
"Venetian Statute Manuscripts of the Fourteenth-Century and Myths of State"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

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2001-2002

Joan Coutu
Professor, Department of Fine Arts, University of Waterloo
"The Career of Joseph Wilton and the Political Use of the Antique"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Elizabeth Denlinger
Professor, Department of English, Yeshiva University
"The Persistence of the Bawdy: the Comic Erotic in British Culture, 1689-1840"
Beatrice, Benjamin and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

Michelle Durden
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology, University of California, San Diego
"American Burlesque and Identity: 1860-1890"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Kelly Fuller
Doctoral Candidate, Department of English, Claremont Graduate University
"Mary Austin and American Print Culture, 1900-1934"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Jennifer Gurley
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
"Emerson as Plato: Everyday Dialogue and Philosophical Style"
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association Fellowship for the Study of Emerson and his Circle

Arnold Hunt
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Nottingham
"A Biography of Richard Heber"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Stephanie Jordan
Professor, Centre for Dance Research, University of Surrey Roehampton
"Analytical/Historical Studies of Twentieth-Century Dance in Relation to Music"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Matthew Kinservik
Professor, Department of English, University of Delaware
"The Trials of Samuel Foote"
Douglas W. Bryant/ American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellowship

Steven Newman
Professor, Department of English, University of Nebraska at Omaha
"Ballad Collection and the Institution of Literature in Great Britain, 1660-1820"
W. Jackson Bate/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellowship

C.P. Pharande
Deputy Librarian, Jayakar Library, University of Pune
"A Critical Study of Marathi Manuscripts and Rare Books in the Houghton Library"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Carol Scally
Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, Washington State University
"The International Institute for Girls"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowhip in the Study of Manuscripts

Susan M. Wickham
Independent Scholar, Christchurch, Dorset
"The Life and Works of Kate Douglass Wiggin"
William Dean Howells Fellowship in American Literature (1860-1920)

Norton Owen    
"A Survey of Dance Photographs by John Lindquist"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

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2000-2001

Nena Couch
Professor, Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Insitute, Ohio State University
"The Mirror Image: Danced Reflections of Eighteenth-Century Civility"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Cecil P. Courtney
Fellow, Christ's College, Cambridge University
"Montesquieu: A Study in Bibliography and Publishing History"
Douglas W. Bryant/ American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship

Susan Goodman
Professor, Department of English, University of Delaware
"A Biography of William Dean Howells (1837-1920)"
William Dean Howells Fellowship in American Literature (1860-1920)

John E. Grant
Professor Emeritus , Department of English, University of Iowa
"The Printing of Blake's Night Thoughts Engravings
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Martin Kagel
Professor, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, University of Georgia
"The Art of Walking: Literary Politics in the Writings of Johann Gottfried
Seume (1763-1810)"
W.  Jackson Bate/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship

Daniel W. Lehman
Professor, Department of English, Ashland University
"20th Century Journalist: John Reed"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Valerie Browne Lester
Independent Scholar
"A Biography on Hablot Knight Browne ('Phiz')"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

David Mayer
Emeritus Professor, Department of Drama, University of Manchester
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Domhnall Mitchell
Professor, Department of English, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
"Emily Dickinson's Manuscripts"
Houghton Library Fellowship

Kevin Mooney
Professor, Faculty of Music, University of Western Ontario
"The Verein Arrangement of Max Reger's Violin Concerto, Op. 101"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowhip in the Study of Manuscripts

Ralf Müller
Professor, Department of Philosophy, Fordham University
"The Existential Graphs of Charles S. Peirce"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Joseph Sokalski
Professor, School of Art, Drama, and Music, McMaster University
"Marion and Percy MacKaye Collection"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Sarah A. Wadsworth
Independent Scholar
"Reading the Marketplace in Nineteenth-Century America: Formations of Audience and Genre"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

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1999-2000

Susanna Ashton
Assistant Professor of English, Clemson University
"The King's Men Conspiracy, or, a Parable of Democratic Authorship in Late Nineteenth-Century America"
William Dean Howells Memorial Fellowship in American Literature (1860-1920)

Miles Beller
Independent Scholar
"A Biography of Robert E. Sherwood"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Jewel Spears Brooker
Professor of Literature, Eckerd College
"Inside OutSubjectivity in Eliot and Other Modernists"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Arden Bucholz
Professor of History, State University of New York at Brockport
"Unspoken Assumptions: Elite Women and the Circle of Power in Imperial Germany"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Heidi J. Holder
Assistant Professor of English, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
"The East End Theatre of Victorian London: The Theatres, the Critics, and the Plays"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Charles M. Joseph
Professor of Music and William R. Kenan Professor of Liberal Arts, Skidmore College     
"Stravinsky and Balanchine: The Journey of Invention"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Eric Lupfer
Doctoral candidate, Department of English, University of Texas at Austin
"The Editorial Correspondence of 'The Atlantic Monthly' in the Final Decades of the Nineteenth Century"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Katherine West Scheil
Assistant Professor of English, University of Rhode Island
"London Fairs and Theatres: Crosscurrents of Comic Actors and Texts", (1660-1800)
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellowship

William Arthur Speck
Professor of Modern History, Emeritus, University of Leeds
"Robert Southey as a Historian"
Douglas W. Bryant Fellowship/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellowship

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1998-1999

Araceli García-Carranza
Librarian, Researcher, and Writer, National Library of Cuba
"The José Augusto Escoto Collection"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

John C. Greene
Associate Professor of English, University of Southwestern Louisiana
"The Dublin Stage, 1745-1820"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellowship

W.T. Lhamon, Jr.
Professor of English, Florida State University
"Jump Jim Crow:  Plays, Lyrics, and Street Prose of the First Atlantic Popular Culture"
John W. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Brian J. McMullin
Reader, Department of Librarianship, Archives and Records, Monash University
"Bibliography of John Crowne; Vertical Titles/Title-Labels; The Bible Presses at Oxford and Cambridge up to 1800"
Douglas W. Bryant Fellowship/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellowship

Heather McPherson
Associate Professor of Art History, University of Alabama at Birmingham
"Actress, Woman, and the Tragic Icon:  Representing Sarah Siddons"
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

Saundra Morris
Assistant Professor of English, Bucknell University
"Emerson's role in the preparation of 1876 Selected Poems:  New and Revised Edition"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Scott M. Nixon
Junior Research Fellow in English Literature and Language, The Queen's College
"The Works of the Early Seventeenth-Century Poet Thomas Carew"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Peter R. Roberts
Lecturer in History, University of Kent at Canterbury
"The Elizabethan and Early Stuart Royal Court and the Stage"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Lance Allen Rubin
Ph.D. candidate in English, University of Denver
"Marketing Memory:  Howells, Realism, and Advertising"
William Dean Howells Memorial Fellowship in American Literature (1860-1920)

Jenny Stratford
Appointed Research Fellow, Royal Holloway, University of London
"Manuscripts of John, Duke of Bedford"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Gary Jay Williams
Professor, Associate Chair, Department of Drama, The Catholic University of America
"Shakespeare on the American Stage: The Twentieth Century"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

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1997-1998

Barbara Bader
Critic at Large, Horn Book Magazine
"History of Houghton Mifflin Children's Book Publishing"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Marilyn L. Barth
Library Assistant, Rare Books and Special Collections, Catholic University of America
"Illustrating Oliver Wendell Holmes"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Robert Rhodes Crout
Associate Professor, Department of History, Charleston Southern University
"Study the Jared Sparks Manuscripts"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellowship

Julia Foulkes
Doctoral Student, History Department, University of Massachusetts
"Dancing in America: Modern Dance and Cultural Nationalism 1925-1950"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

John W. Frick
Associate Professor of Drama, University of Virginia
"Theatre, Culture, and Temperance Reform in Ante-bellum America"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Elizabeth Hewitt
Assistant Professor, Grinnell College, Iowa
"The Poetic Correspondence of Emily Dickinson"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Steven W. May
Professor, Georgetown College
"Compilation of `The Bibliography and First-Line Index of English Verse, 1559-1603"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Michael V. Pisani
Assistant to Archives and Special Collections, Sibley Music Library at the Eastman School of Music
"Music Expressly Composed and Conducted by Robert Stoepel"
John W. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Daniel Ramseier
Doctoral Candidate at the University of Berne
"Werner Jaeger"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Augusta Rohrbach
Visiting Assistant Professor of American Literature & Culture, Oberlin College
"Riddles of Identity: Slavery and Origins of Realism in the United States"
William Dean Howells Memorial Fellowship in American Literature (1860-1920)

Raymond Tumbleson
Assistant Professor, English Department, Kutztown University
"Catholicism in the Protestant Imagination:  Nationalism, Religion, and Literature in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century England"
Douglas W. Bryant Fellowship/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellowship

Carolyn Williams
Associate Professor, Department of English, Rutgers University
"Minstrelsy and Melodrama"
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

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1996-1997

Alexander Bennett
Artistic Director, Twin Cities Ballet
"To Write a Book on the History of the Ballet called La Sylphide"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Keith Cavers
Slide Librarian and Visiting Lecturer, Camberwell College of Arts
"A Union Catalogue Raisonne of English Dance Prints 1660-1832"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for Theatre

Martha W. Driver
Professor of English, Pace University
"Illustrations and Other Representations in English Manuscripts"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Philip Gerber
Professor, State University of New York
"Willa Cather:  Woman and Writer"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Todd Gilman
Director, There Beggar's Opera, Bathurst Street Theatre
"Our English Amphion: The Theatre Career of Thomas Arne"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship

Lyndall Gordon
Biographer
"Biographies of Virginia Woolf and Charlotte Brontë"
William Dean Howells Memorial Fellowship in American Literature (1860-1920)

Elizabeth Rosa Horan
Associate Professor of English, Arizona State University
"Publishers' Attitudes and Strategies for Emily Dickinson Publication"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Marius Stuart Kwint
Lecturer, Media Arts Faculty, Southampton Institute
"Astley's Amphitheatre and the Early Circus in England"
Douglas W. Bryant Fellowship in Eighteenth Century Studies

Scott Hughes Myerly
Assistant Professor of History, Minot State University
"Military Image in British Popular Theatre 1793-1854"
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of Theatre

Romita Ray
Museum Educator, Yale Center for British Art
"The Art of the Picturesque and the British Raj, 1757-1900"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Lucy Rinehart
Assistant Professor, DePaul University
"Manly Exercises:  The Theatre of William Dunlap"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Konrad von Rabenau
Retired
"Ein 'neuer Haebler'"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

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1995-1996

James Douglas Alsop
Professor of History, McMaster University
"The Career, Writings, and Literary Patronage of Joseph Addison"
Douglas W. Bryant Fellowship for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Barbara Coeyman
Associate Professor of Music, West Virginia University
"French Baroque Musical-Theatre Sources"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

David R. Gowen
Doctoral Candidate, Faculty of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford
"The History and Function of Theatre Playbills and Programs"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Jeffrey Groves
Assistant Professor of Literature, Harvey Mudd College
"Ticknor and Fields, Literary Promotion, and American Canon Formation, 1840-1865"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Wallace Kirsop
Senior Associate, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Melbourne
"Bibliography of Seventeenth-Century Works of Jean Rotrou"; "Subscription Publishing in Eighteenth-Century France"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Adair Landborn
Performer and Choreographer, Placitas, New Mexico
"Overview of Language Use in the Choreographic Process"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Mitzi Myers
Lecturer, University of California at Los Angeles
"Romancing the Family: Maria Edgeworth and the Scene of Instruction"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Houghton Library Fellowship

Priscilla Mary Roberts
Lecturer in History, University of Hong Kong
"The Twentieth-Century Development of an 'Internationalist' and 'Europeanist' Foreign Policy"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship in the Study of Manuscripts

Joe M. Thomas
Lecturer in English, Cook College
"The Emerson Family and James Elliot Cabot"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Elizabeth Watson
Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Baltimore
"Joachmite Images and figurae in Sixteen`th-Century Reform and Counter Reform Movements"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Margaret S. Wherry
Assistant Director, Academic Outreach, Kansas State University
"William Dean Howells and The Atlantic Monthly"
William Dean Howells Memorial Fellowship in American Literature

Kathleen Wilson
Assistant Professor of History, State University of New York at Stony Brook
"Staging the Nation:  Theatre, Culture, and Modernity in the English Provinces, 1720-1820"
Beatrice, Benjamin, and Richard Bader Fellowship in the Visual Arts of the Theatre

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1994-1995

Michael Anesko
Associate Professor, Department of English, Pennsylvania State University
"Contents of Culture/Contexts of Production:  Literary Publishing in Late Nineteenth-Century America"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Sally Banes
Professor, Dance Program, University of Wisconsin
"Dancing Women:  Representations of Gender in Theatrical Dance"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Benjamin Sylvester Bradley
Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology and Sociology, James Cook University
"William James's Pluralism:  The Meeting of Life and Mind"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship for the Study of Manuscripts

Catherine Cole
Teaching Assistant, Departments of Theatre and English, Northwestern University
"Wandering Minstrels:  A Historical Ethnography of Ghanaian Concert Parties"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Anthony Cutler
Research Fellow, Institute for the Arts and Humanistic Studies, Pennsylvania State University
"The Construction of Byzantium in l8th-Century Scholarship"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

Martin Heusser
Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Zurich
"Selfhood as Text:  The Poetry of E.E. Cummings"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Christopher Looby
Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Chicago
"Strange Sensation:  The War Diary of Thomas Wentworth Higginson"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Robert McCracken Peck
Fellow, The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia
"The Natural History Paintings of Edward Lear"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Julie Stone Peters
Associate Professor, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
"Theatre/Writing/Print:  Texts and Performances in the European Theatre"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Sean Shesgreen
Presidential Research Professor, English Department, Northern Illinois University
"Picturing the Outcast and the Marginal:  The London Cries from Broadsheets to Photographs"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

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1993-1994

Virginia Carr
Professor of English, Georgia State University
"Biographical Studies of Paul Bowles and Tennessee Williams"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Scott E. Casper
Assistant Professor of History, University of Nevada, Reno
"James Parton and the Transformation of American Biography, 1855-1890"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Gabriella Dideriksen
Graduate Student, Music Department, King's College, London
"From Play to Opera:  The Second Covent Garden Theatre, 1809-1856"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

Antonia Forster
Associate Professor of English, University of Akron
"Index to Book Reviews in England, 1775-1800"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

David Lehman
Independent Scholar
"A Biography of John Ashbery"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship for the Study of Manuscripts

Alexander Lindsay
Editor, Index of English Literary Manuscripts
"Index of English Literary Manuscripts, Volume IV, Part 4, Sterne-Young"
Joan Nordell Fellowship

Christopher Skelton-Foord
Research Assistant, University of Wales College of Cardiff
"Check-list of English Fiction, 1770-1830"
Houghton Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Anne Schroder Vance
Independent scholar
"Fragonard's Early Illustration and Printmaking Projects, 1760-1775"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Karl Toepfer
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts, San Jose State University
"Body Storm:  Western Iconography of Dance and 'Modern' Perceptions of Male and Female Bodies"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Cynthia Wall
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Vassar College
"Constructing Modern Space:  Literature, Cartography, and Architecture in Defoe's London"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)

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1992-1993

John Barrell
Professor of English, University of Sussex
"The British Treason Trials of 1794"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowships

Alan D. Boehm
Ph.D. recipient, Indiana University-Bloomington
"The Poetics of Literary Commerce, 1700-1825"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Ruth B. Bottigheimer
Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York, Stony Brook
"The publishing history of Nicolas Fontaine's L'Histoire du Vieux et du Nouveau Testament"
Houghton-Mifflin Fellowship in Publishing History

Richard Gerecke
Curator of Rare Books, State and University Library of Hamburg
"Christian Daniel Ebeling"
Rodney G. Dennis Fellowship for the Study of Manuscripts

David L. Gollaher
Associate Professor, San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health
"A Biography of Dorothea Dix"
Fiftieth Anniversary Fellowship

Ellen Louise Hart
Doctoral Student, University of California, Santa Cruz
"Emily Dickinson"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Doris Hering
Senior Editor, Dance Magazine
"The Boston Ballet Archives"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

Thomas A. King
Doctoral Candidate, Theatre and Drama, Northwestern University
"Early Eighteenth-Century Performance Technique"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Debra Hickenlooper Sowell
Adjunct Associate Professor, Physical Education-Dance, Brigham Young University
"Romantic Ballet in Italy"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

James E. Tierney
Professor, Department of English, University of Missouri, St. Louis
"A CD-ROM index to pre-1800 British Periodicals"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship

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1991-1992

Louis Gerteis
Professor of History, University of Missouri-St. Louis
"Study of the Interaction of Democracy and Race in Nineteenth-Century America"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Theatre History

Michael Kuczynski
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Tulane University
"Psalm Poetics"
Stanley J. Kahrl Fellowship in Literary Manuscripts

Leo Lensing
Professor of German, Wesleyan University
"Photographic Visions in Modern Vienna: Literature and Visual Culture in the Work of Peter Altenberg and Karl Kraus"
Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts

Thomas Lockwood
Professor of English, University of Washington
"The Works of Henry Fielding"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowships

Kathleen McGill
Lecturer, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
"Theatrical Postures and Rhetorical Styles in the Late Renaissance"
Howard D. Rothschild Fellowship in Dance

David Derbin Nolta
Visiting Lecturer in Art History, Yale University
"British Presence in Southern Italy during the years 1675-1825"
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowships

Susan F. Weiss
Faculty, Music, History, Peabody Institute of the John Hopkins University
"Dance and Theatre Music in Late-Fifteenth and Early-Sixteenth-Century Bologna"
John M. Ward Fellowship in Dance and Music for the Theatre

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