2012-2013 Fellows

Long-Term Fellows

Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History

Leon Fink

Distinguished Professor of History, University of Illinois at Chicago
The American Way of Class War

Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Fellow

León García Garagarza

Fellow in Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
New Perspectives on the Mexican Apostolic Inquisition Trials against Idolater Indians (1536–40)

Monticello College Foundation Fellow

Rachel Walsh

Assistant Professor of Italian, University of Denver
Annotating Arcadia: The First Scholarly Edition of “La Belleza Della Volgar Poesia” (1700)

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellows

Karen-edis Barzman

Associate Professor of Art History, Binghamton University
The Limits of Identity: Venice, Dalmatia, and the Representation of Difference

Michelle Dowd

Associate Professor of English and Director of Graduate Studies, University of North Carolina–Greensboro
Delinquent Pedigrees: The Spatial Rhetoric of Lineage on the Early Modern Stage

Robert Goulding

Associate Professor, Program of Liberal Studies and Program in the History and Philosophy of Science, University of Notre Dame
Renaissance Optics between Experiment and Imagination: The Mathematical Practice of Thomas Harriot

Robert Hellyer

Associate Professor of History, Wake Forest University
An Everyday Cup of Green Tea: Japanese Producers and American Consumers in a Trans-Pacific Trade, 1850–1950

Hal Langfur

Associate Professor of History, University at Buffalo
Adrift on an Inland Sea: The Projection of Portuguese Power in the Brazilian Wilderness

Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow

Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote

Assistant Professor of American Studies, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
Envisioning Nationhood: Kiowa Expressive Culture, 1875–1940

Long-Term Faculty Fellows

Associated Colleges of the Midwest Faculty Fellows

Wild Cities: Chicago, Buenos Aires, and the Nature of the Modern Metropolis

Brian Bockelman

Assistant Professor of History, Ripon College

David Miller

Professor of English, Allegheny College

Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar Faculty Fellows

Exchange Before Orientalism: Encounters Between Asia and Europe, 1500–1800

Laura Hostetler

Professor of History, University of Illinois at Chicago

Ellen McClure

Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago

Short-Term Fellows

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellow

Hedy Law

Assistant Professor of Music History, Southern Methodist University
Beautiful Chaos: Music, Pantomime and Freedom in the French Enlightenment

Lester J. Cappon Fellow in Documentary Editing

Andrew Boyle

Tutor in History, University of Oxford, England
Samuel Daniel’s History of England (1618)

Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) Faculty Fellows

Elena Brizio

Adjunct Professor of History, IES Siena and Research Fellow and Vice Director, The Medici Archive Project, Florence, Italy
The ‘Cruel’ Mother and her Children. Really ‘Cruel’ or Just Alone?

Lori King

Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies, IES Rome, Italy
The Role of Women’s Mysticism as an Agent for Social Change

Lawrence Lipking Fellow

Whitney Taylor

PhD candidate in English, Northwestern University
The Muse Function: The Poetics of Inspiration in Renaissance English Writing

Midwest Modern Language Association Fellow

Matthew Suazo

PhD Candidate in English, University of California, Santa Cruz
Marais Impraticable: Translating Colonial Louisiana in Chateaubriand’s Atala

Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellows

Doris Avery

PhD Candidate in History, University of Montana
Into the Den of Evils: Indian Slavery in the American West

Brooke Bauer

PhD Candidate in History, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
“Inalienable Land”: The World of Sally New River, Catawba Indian Woman, 1746–1840

David Christensen

PhD Candidate in History, University of Nevada–Las Vegas
“Give Much Ask for Little”: Lakota Community Building and Red Power in Western Nebraska, 1917–1990

Paige Conley

PhD Candidate in English, Composition, and Rhetoric, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
The Rhetorical Legacy of Gertrude Simmons Bonnin/Zitkala-Ša

Joanne Jahnke Wegner

PhD Candidate in History, University of Minnesota
Intimate Economies: Captive Bodies in Colonial New England

Amy Kohout

PhD Candidate in History, Cornell University
Show and Tell: Nature and Empire on American Frontiers, 1886–1909

Frances Kolb

PhD Candidate in History, University of Montana
“Holler to Stop the Dam Builders”: The Glacier View Dam Project and the Origins of the American Environmental Movement

Erin Millions

PhD Candidate in History, University of Manitoba
Constructing ‘Britishness’ in Fur Trade Country: The Education of Fur Trade Children, 1821-1870

Andrew Offenberger

PhD Candidate in History, Yale University
Yoeme Perspectives of the “Yaqui Problem”: U.S. Capital, Indigenous Labor, and the Mexican Revolution

Bradley Pecore

PhD Candidate in History of Art and Visual Studies, Cornell University
Stone Indians: Complicating Queer in the Art of Ferdinand Pettrich

Marvin Richardson

PhD Candidate in History, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
Haliwa-Saponi Identity and Political Development

Stan Thayne

PhD Candidate in Religious Studies, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
Varieties of Catawba Religious Experience: An Ethnography of Religious Pluralism in the Catawba Nation

Isaiah Wilner

PhD Candidate in History, Yale University
The Broken Coast: A Journey to the Edge of Thought

Newberry Library Short-Term Fellows

Lalaine Bangilan Little

PhD Candidate in Art History, Binghamton University
Portable Devotion: Philippine Christian Visual Culture 1521–1815

Catherine Boland

PhD Candidate in Architectural History, Rutgers University
Spaces of Immigration: American Railroad Companies, the Built Environment, and the Immigrant Experience

Frances Clarke and Rebecca Jo Plant

Senior Lecturer of History, University of Sydney, Australia; and Associate Professor of History, University of California, San Diego
Minors in the Military: A History of Child Soldiers in America from the Revolution to the Civil War

Joseph Clarke

Lecturer of History, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Revolution, Revival and Reaction: The Culture and Politics of Religion in France from the Republic to the Restoration

Christine Croxall

PhD Candidate in History, University of Delaware
Holy Waters: Lived Religion, Identity and Loyalty along the Mississippi River, 1780–1830

Thomas Finger

PhD Candidate in History, University of Virginia
Harvesting Power: American Agriculture and British Industry, 1776–1918

Catharine Franklin

Postdoctoral Fellow in American History, Angelo State University/Jackson Brothers Fellow, Beinecke Library, Yale University
“The Army Stands Between”: The United States Army, Federal Indian Policy, and Native Sovereignty, 1862–1902

Rachel Galvin

Lecturer in Comparative Literature, Princeton University
The “Texture of Actuality”: Marianne Moore and Her Times

Kathryn Labelle

Postdoctoral Fellow in History, York University, Canada
Voices of Resistance: Wendat Indian Removal Throughout An Era of Multiple Relocations, 1701–1867

Timoty Leonardi

Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, Fondazione Museo del Tesoro del Duomo and Archivio Capitolare, Italy
Early Bookbindings on Incunabula in the John M. Wing Collection: A Working Census

Miriam Martin

PhD Candidate in History, Vanderbilt University
Black Militias in the 18th Century Atlantic World

Douglas Miller

PhD Candidate in History, University of Oklahoma
“It’s Within Ourselves”: Urban Relocation and American Indian Initiative, 1940s–1960s

Joseph Rezek

Assistant Professor of English, Boston University
Tales from Elsewhere: The Aesthetics of Provinciality and the Book Trade in Ireland, Scotland, and the United States, 1800–1850

Anna Serra Zamora

Adjunct Lecturer in the Humanities, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Evangelization and Visual Rhetoric. Techniques for Spiritual Colonization by the Franciscans in America

Simran Thadani

PhD Candidate in English, University of Pennsylvania
“The Pen’s Transcendencie”: The Reshaping of English Handwriting through Print, 1570–1720

Carlo Vecce

Professor of Italian Literature, Universita’L’Orientale Napoli, Italy
From Naples to Venice: An “Arcadia” in the Newberry

Kathleen Washburn

Assistant Professor of English, University of New Mexico
We Moderns: Native Literary Crossings, 1890–1935

Newberry Library Short-Term Fellow in the History of Cartography

Carla Lois

Professor of Geography, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mapping Revolutions: Latin American State Formation in European Atlases (1800–1860)

Newberry Library/École Nationale Des Chartes Exchange Fellow
To the École Nationale des Chartes:

Jeremy Thompson

PhD Candidate in History, University of Chicago
Monastic Life and Social Engagement in the Ninth Century: The Place of Lupus of Ferrières in the Predestination Controversy

Northeast Modern Language Association Fellow

Matthew Rivera

PhD Candidate in History, University of California, Riverside
Manufacturing a Religious and Political Identity: The Discalced Augustinian Career in the South of France, 1598–1640

Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellow

Renya Ramirez

Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz
The Cloud Family: The Lives and Work of Henry Roe Cloud, Elizabeth Bender Cloud, and Woesha Cloud North

John N. Stern Fellow

Wendy Hyman

Assistant Professor of English, Oberlin College
Skeptical Seductions: Carpe Diem Poetry and the Eroticism of Doubt

University of Warwick-Newberry Library Visiting Research Fellows

Elizabeth Bouldin

PhD Candidate in History, Emory University
Toleration and the Language of Civility among Dissenters in the British Atlantic, c. 1650–1750

Stephanie Koscak

PhD Candidate in History, Indiana University–Bloomington
Multiplying Pictures for the Public: Reproducing the English Monarchy, c. 1648–1780

Arthur and Lila Weinberg Fellow

Lois Leveen

Independent Scholar
Crispus America

Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Awards

Irit Kleiman

Assistant Professor of Romance Studies, Boston University
Philippe de Commynes: Memory, Betrayal, Text

Barbara Wisch and Nerida Newbigin

Professor Emerita of Art History, State University of New York, Cortland; and Professor Emerita of Italian Studies, University of Sydney, Australia
Acting on Faith: The Confraternity of the Gonfalone in Renaissance Rome