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Current Newberry Fellows

2018-19

Newberry Long-Term Fellows

Katherine Bank
Early Career Researcher
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
A New Fa-La: Musical Meaning in Early Modern English Non-Lexical Vocables

Jodi Bilinkoff
Professor of History at University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
EJohn of the Cross (1542-1591): The History, Mystery, and Memory of a Spanish Saint

Christine DeLucia
Associate Professor, History at Mount Holyoke College
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
The Itineraries: Seasons of History in the Native Northeast and Ezra Stiles’ New England

Jamie Forde
Curatorial Assistant, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Ruination and Renewal: The Lives and Afterlives of Sacred Space at San Miguel Achiutla

Christine Göttler
Professor Emerita of Art History at University of Bern, Institute of Art History
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Gold in a Golden Age: Imaginaries of a Metal in Netherlandish Art, c. 1600

Carmen Hsu
Associate Professor of Spanish Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
National Endowment for the Humanities and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Asia in the Making of Early Modern Spain

Doug Kiel
Assistant Professor of History at Northwestern University
Newberry Consortium for American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow
Unsettling Territory: Oneida Indian Resurgence and Anti-Sovereignty Backlash

Anne Koenig
Independent Scholar, History
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Flesh and Blood: The Body and Popular Health in Late Medieval Germany

Cynthia Nazarian
Associate Professor, French and Italian Literature at Northwestern University
Monticello College Foundation Fellow
Violent Sympathies: Literature, Sovereignty and the Hazards of Fellow Feeling

Brian O’Camb
Associate Professor of Literature at Indiana University Northwest
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Scribes, Proverbs, and the Making of Early English Poetry

Iain Quinn
Assistant Professor of Organ and Coordinator of Sacred Music at College of Music at Florida State University
Rudolph Ganz Fellow
Rudolph Ganz – Communicating with an Audience

Tatiana Seijas
Associate Professor of History at Pennsylvania State University
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
First Routes: Indigenous Trade and Travel in Early North America

Newberry Short-Term Fellows

Benjamin Benus
Assistant Professor of Art History at Loyola University, New Orleans
Arthur and Janet Holzheimer Fellow in the History of Cartography
Mapping the Modern World: Atlas Design at Container Corporation of America

Scott Berthelette
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Saskatchewany
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
Between Sovereignty and Statecraft: New France and the Contest for the Hudson Bay Watershed, 1663-1774

Anne Boemler
PhD Candidate in Literature at Northwestern University
Lawrence Lipking Fellow at the Newberry
Sion’s Muse: Literary Communities in Renaissance Devotional Verse

Wouter Wim Elie Bracke
Professor of Classics at the Université libre de Bruxelles – Royal Library of Belgium – Accademia Belga
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
First Routes: Indigenous Trade and Travel in Early North America

Molly Brookfield
PhD Candidate in History and Women’s Studies at University of Michigan
Newberry Library Short-Term Fellow
Watching the Girls Go By: Citizenship and Sexual Harassment in the American Street, 1850-1980

Camden Burd
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Rochester
Newberry Library-American Society for Environmental History Fellow
The Ornament of Empire: Nurserymen and the Making of the American Landscape

Tony Burroughs
Genealogist, FUGA (Fellow Utah Genealogical Association)
Arthur and Lila Weinberg for Independent Researchers Fellow
Slave Schedule Study

Margaret Butler
Associate Professor of Musicology at the University of Florida
Newberry Library-American Musicological Society Fellow
The Operatic Prima Donna and Celebrity Culture, 1750-1790

Zainab Cheema
PhD Candidate in Literature at the University of Texas at Austin
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Graduate Student Fellow
Anglo-Spanish Marriage in Renaissance Romance: Examining Circulations of Maurophilia in England and Spain’s Nation-Formation, 1603-1625

Edwina Christie
Postdoctoral Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
Reading Seventeenth-Century Romance

Owen Clayton
Assistant Professor of Literature at the University of Lincoln
Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellow for Individual Research
T Bone Slim’s Radical Satire

Daniela D’Eugenio
Senior Lecturer, Literature in Vanderbilt University
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Faculty Fellow
Didactic Visualization of Proverbs: A Study of Proverbial Expressions in Italian Poetry and Calligraphy at the Newberry Library

Scott de Groot
Post-doctoral Scholar in History at the University of Winnipeg
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow
Historicizing Niizh Manidoowag: Two-Spirit as a Concept, Identity, and Decolonization Project

Margaret Flood
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Minnesota
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Plants, Health, and Power: Narratives of Medicine in Ojibwe Country, 1825-1930

Balraj Gill
PhD Candidate in American Studies at Harvard University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
The Politics of Confinement: Indigenous Homelands, Imperial Duress, and Incarceration in the Deep North Borderlands

Niccoló Guasti
Assistant Professor in Early Modern History at the University of Foggia
Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois Fellow
The Jesuit Missions in New France between Reality and Representation

Jessica Herzogenrath
Grant Proposal Developer, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at Sam Houston State University
John S. Aubrey Fellow
The Doyenne of Chicago Dance: Ann Barzel as Champion, Collector, and Critic

Eric Hupe
PhD Candidate in Art History at the University of Virginia
The Renaissance Society of America/Kress Foundation Fellow
The Franciscan Theology of Light and Venetian Painting of the Late-Fifteenth Century

Billie Kingfisher, Jr.
Independent Scholar in History
Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellow
Voices of the Four Bands: A Oral History of the Cheyenne River Reservation

Georgi Kyorlenski
PhD Candidate in Archeology at the Cotsen Institute of Archeology, University of California, Los Angeles
Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellow for Individual Research
Huascar: Remembering the Final Inca Ruler and His Lasting Impact

Lucie Kyrova
Assistant Professor of North American Studies at Charles University (Prague)
Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellow for Individual Research
“The Right to Think for Themselves”: Native American Transnationalism and Intellectual Sovereignty in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century

Julia Lillie
PhD Candidate in Decorative Arts, Design History and Material Culture at Bard Graduate Center
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Taking Refuge in Print: Exiled Protestant Engravers from the Netherlands in Cologne and the Circle of Johannes Bussemacher, 1585-1615

Giorgio Lizzul
Research Fellow in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Italian Studies at the University of Warwick
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
The Cronaca Veneziana (Newberry F. 87.1) and Economic Thought in Fifteenth-Century

Aaron Luedtke
PhD Candidate in History at the Michigan State University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
White Cities in the Red Forest: Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Peoples in the Creation of Chicago and Toronto

Eric MacPhail
Professor of French at Indiana University Bloomington
Midwest Modern Language Association Fellow
No Word for God

Lindsay Marshall
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Oklahoma
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Teaching Us to Forget: American History Textbooks, the Plains Wars, and Public Memory

Meredith McCoy
PhD Candidate in American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Frances C. Allen Fellow
Serving Students in Motion: Indian Education during Relocation

Jennifer Park
Assistant Professor of Literature at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
Cartographic Games: Visualizing World-Division in Seventeenth-Century English Geographical Playing Cards

Antonia Perna
PhD Candidate in History at Durham University
The John Rylands Research Institute Exchange Fellow
Childhood, Politics and Patriotism in Revolutionary France, 1789-99

Benjamin Pohl
Assistant Professor of History at the University of Bristol
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Faculty Fellow
Making History: Medieval Monasteries as Centers of History

Pranav Prakash
PhD Candidate in Religious Studies at the University of Iowa
Newberry Library-École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellow
Reimagining Sufi Poetics in South Asia: The Literary Writings of Hasan Sijzi Dihlavi (1253 - c.1336 CE)

Megan Stanton
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
American Genealogy and Religious Pluralism: The Interfaith Work of Family Research

Herendira Tellez-Nieto
Professor of Classics at the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia, Mexico
Lester J. Cappon Fellow in Documentary Editing
A Study, Critical Edition, and Translation of the Ars Tzeldaic

Giulia Torello-Hill
Lecturer in Italian at the University of New England (UNE)
The Renaissance Society of America Fellow
The Lyon Terence and its Legacy in the Sixteenth Century

Zanna Van Loon
PhD Candidate in History at KU Leuven
Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois Fellow
The Acquisition, the Production Processes, and the Diffusion of Knowledge about the Indigenous Languages of the New World in the Early Modern Period

Richard Wendorf
Director of the American Museum in Britain and Visiting Professor at Bath Spa University
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellow
Abandoning the Capital: Readers, Writers, and Printers in the Eighteenth Century

Weiya Zhao
Lecturer at Jiaotong Univeristy
Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellow for Individual Research
Chinese New Poetry and Chicago (1917-1949)

Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Award

Emanuele Lugli
Assistant Professor of History of Art at the University of York
The Making of Measure and the Promise of Sameness

Maddalena Signorini
Associate Professor of Literature at Universitá di Roma Tor Vergata
‘Tracce’ petrarchesche. Storia e significato di una prassi scrittoria

Amanda Wunder
Associate Professor of History at City University of New York, Lehman College and Graduate Center
The Spanish Style: Fashion and Experience in the Reign of Philip IV (1621-1665)

2017-18

Newberry Long-Term Fellows

Ryan Carr
Adjunct Assistant Professor of English at Queens College
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Expressivism in America

Catharine Franklin
Assistant Professor of History at Texas Tech University
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
“The Army Stands Between”: Soldiers and Indians in the West

Olga Herrera
Associate Professor of English at the University of St. Thomas
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Near West Side Stories: Racial and Ethnic Transformations in Chicago

Benjamin Johnson
Associate Professor of History at Loyola University Chicago
Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History
A Specter Haunting American Democracy: A History of Latina/os and Liberalism

Susan Johnson
Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin, Madison
Newberry Consortium for American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow
The Trail the Slaves Made

Kendra Preston Leonard
Executive Director of The Silent Film Sound and Music Archive
Rudolph Ganz Fellow
Female Musicians in the American Silent Cinema

John D. Márquez
Associate Professor of African American and Latino/a Studies at Northwestern University
Newberry Consortium for American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow
Recuperating Nde Women Voices in “Apache War” Narratives

Sara Matthews-Grieco
Professor of History and Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University in Florence
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Prints and the Codification of Visual Language in Europe (c. 1450-1650)

Omar McRoberts
Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Black Public Religion and Social Welfare Policy: Influences of the State on Churches from the New Deal through Welfare Reform

Anna K. Sagal
Adjunct Instructor of Literature at Heartland Community College
Monticello College Foundation and Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Fellow
Experimental Women: Women Writers & Scientific Work in the Long Eighteenth Century

Newberry Faculty Fellows

Glen Carman
Associate Professor of Spanish at DePaul University
Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar Short-Term and Faculty Fellow
Censorship and Freedom of Expression in an Era of Religious Change: Western Europe, 1450-1800

William Davis
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Colorado College
Associated Colleges of the Midwest Faculty Fellow
Nature and Culture in the Metropolis

Eric Perramond
Associate Professor of Southwest Studies at Colorado College
Associated Colleges of the Midwest Faculty Fellow
Nature and Culture in the Metropolis

Valentina Tikoff
Associate Professor of History at DePaul University
Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar Short-Term and Faculty Fellow
Censorship and Freedom of Expression in an Era of Religious Change: Western Europe, 1450-1800

Newberry Short-Term Fellows

Hans Bak
Professor of American Literature and Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen
Newberry Library Short-Term Fellow
Worker at the Writer’s Trade: The Life and Times of Malcolm Cowley

Krista Barclay
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Manitoba
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
“Far asunder there are those to whom my name is music:” Empire, Migration and Nineteenth Century Hudson’s Bay Company Families

Gloria Bell
Frances C. Allen and Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
PhD Candidate in Art History at the University of British Columbia
Eloquence of Things: An Analysis of Indigenous Art at the 1925 Pontifical Missionary Exposition

Luis Castellví Laukamp
Postdoctoral Scholar in Hispanic Studies
John S. Aubrey Fellow
The Trans-Pacific Link: Early Modern Chronicles from the Spanish East Indies

Alicia Caticha
PhD Candidate in Art History at University of Virginia
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellow
Étienne-Maurice Falconet: Sculpting Whiteness in Marble, Porcelain, and Sugar in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Manuela Ceballos
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Newberry Library Short-Term Fellow
“Between Dung and Blood”: Purity and Mystical Power in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Heidi Craig
PhD Candidate in Literature at the University of Toronto
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
“Thrift, Thrift”: Recycling in Early Modern Literature

Anne Dolan
Associate Professor of History at Trinity College, University of Dublin
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
Revising Independence: A New History of Inter-War Ireland

Jennifer Farrell
Owner and designer at Starshaped Press
Arthur and Lila Weinberg Fellow
Type Specimen as Memoir: Small Studio, Broad-Shouldered City

Meaghan Fritz
PhD Candidate in English at Northwestern University
Lawrence Lipking Fellow
American Widows Willed: Extralegal Citizenship and the Literature of Widowhood

Samuel Fullerton
PhD Candidate in History at the University of California, Riverside
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
Sex and the English Revolution

John Garrison
Associate Professor of English at Grinnell College
Midwest Modern Language Association Fellow
Shakespeare and the Afterlife

Thomas Joudrey
Lecturer in Literature at Pennsylvania State University
Newberry Library Short-Term Fellow
Victorian Pornography and the Ethics of Embodied Vulnerability

Lawrence H. Kessler
Postdoctoral Fellow
Consortium of History of Science, Technology and Medicine Fellow
Planter’s Paradise: Environment, Empire, and Hawaiʻi’s Sugarcane Plantations

Farina King
Assistant Professor of History at Northeastern State University
Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellow
The Earth Memory Compass: Diné Learning Journeys in the Four Directions during the Twentieth Century

Michaela Kleber
PhD Candidate in History at the College of William and Mary
Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois Fellow
Gender and Sexuality Among the Illinois, 1673-1730

Katie Lantz
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Virginia
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
Contested Futures: Anishinaabeg and American Cultures in the Great Lakes, 1790-1840

Delphine Le Corfec-Mercuzot
PhD Candidate in Medieval History at Université Paris IV
Newberry Library-École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellow
Going Transnational: Caxton’s Printing Press and Medieval Humanism

David Horst Lehman
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Keeping Fires, Tending Lands: The Practices and Legacy of Potawatomi Farming Around Lake Michigan, 1700-1900

Karen Lewis
Associate Professor of Architecture at Ohio State University
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
The Atlas of Mobile Landscapes: Remapping the Oregon Trail

Simon Macdonald
Postdoctoral Fellow in Institut d’études avancées de Paris
The John Rylands Research Institute Exchange Fellow
Cosmopolitanism in Enlightenment France: Concepts, Networks and Practices

Shanae Aurora Martinez
PhD Candidate in English, Literature, and Cultural Theory at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Guides and Guidance: Subverting Tourist Narratives in Trans-Indigenous Time and Space

Emiro Martinez-Osorio
Associate Professor of Spanish at York University
Arthur and Janet Holzheimer Fellow in the History of Cartography
The Mapping of New Granada by cacique Diego de Torres

Sarah Mayo
PhD Candidate in Literature at the University of Georgia
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Medical Practice, Medical Performance: Mountebanks in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century England

Emelin E. Miller
PhD Candidate in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at University of Minnesota
Consortium of History of Science, Technology and Medicine Fellow
Empire of Ice: Arctic Natural History and British Visions of Nature, 1650-1800

Carme Montaner
Head of the Map Library at the Institut Cartografic i Geològic de Catalunya
Arthur and Janet Holzheimer Fellow in the History of Cartography
The Maps of the Peruvian Amazon made by the Franciscans in the Second Half of the 18th Century and their Contribution to the Later Printed Maps of South America

Giovanna Montenegro
Assistant Professor of Literature at SUNY at Binghamton
Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel Short-Term Fellow
Heretical Stains: German Bankers and the Conquest of Venezuela

Deirdre Moore
PhD Candidate in the History of Science at Harvard University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Indigenous Knowledge and Breeding of Cochineal Insects in 18th Century Colonial Mexico

Katherine Moran
Assistant Professor of American Studies at Saint Louis University
Newberry Library Short-Term Fellow
The Imperial Church: U.S. Visions of Catholicism, Place, and Power, 1870-1920

Melissa Moreton
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Iowa
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Faculty Fellow
Limp Vellum Bindings in the Newberry Library: Uncovering Everyday Books and Book Use in the Early Modern World

Loren Michael Mortimer
PhD Candidate in History at the University of California, Davis
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
“While the Mountains Remain and the Rivers Run:” Indigenous Power and Presence in the St. Lawrence Borderlands, 1608-1847

Andreas Motsch
Associate Professor of Literature at the University of Toronto
Lester J. Cappon Fellow in Documentary Editing
The American Works of Joseph-François Lafitau

Michelle Navakas
Assistant Professor of Literature at Miami University
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
Coral in Early American Literature, Science, and Culture

James Owen
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Georgia
Newberry Library-American Musicological Society Fellow
Singing the Holy Ghost: Hymn-singing and Hymn Interpretation at Moravian Missions, 1740-1840

D. Linda Pearse
Associate Professor in Music Performance at Mount Allison University
Adjunct Lecturer in Early Trombones at Indiana University Bloomington
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Faculty Fellow
Where I Belong: Kateri Tekakwitha and Fatima Hatun

Dominique E. Polanco
PhD Candidate in Art History at the University of Arizona
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Graduate Student Fellow
Multiple Perspectives, Multiple Truths: Visual and Textual Modes of Communication in the 1565 Codex Osuna

Kathryn Renton
PhD Candidate in History at the University of California, Los Angeles
The Renaissance Society of America Fellow
Breed, Race and Empire: Horse and Human in the Iberian World (1348-1619)

Sabine Rothemann
Lecturer of Literature and Philosophy at IES Freiburg
Institute for the International Education of Students Faculty Fellow
Transatlantic Influence of European and American Modern Literature 1900-1945

Francisco Saez Raposo
Associate Professor of Literature at Universidad Complutense de Madrid and IES Madrid
Institute for the International Education of Students Faculty Fellow
(Re)Thinking Spain from America: The United States as a Social and Cultural Role Model for Building an Enlightened Spain

Ian Saxine
Assistant Professor of History at St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois Fellow
Properties of Empire: Indians, Colonists, and Land Speculators on the Maine Frontier

Cori Simon
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Student Fellow
Shadowland: Indian Territory’s Contested Past and Uncertain Future, 1800-1910

Justina Spencer
Postdoctoral Fellow at Fonds des Recherches sur la Société et la Culture-Québec
The Renaissance Society of America/Kress Foundation Fellow
French Artist-Travelers in the Ottoman Empire: Diplomacy and Fashion in 17th Century Illustrations

Sasha Suarez
PhD Candidate in American Studies at the University of Minnesota
Frances C. Allen Fellow
Gakaabikaang: White Earth Ojibwekweg and the Creation of Twentieth Century Indian Minneapolis

Katherine Walker
PhD Candidate in Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Newberry Library-American Society for Environmental History Fellow
Reading the Natural and Preternatural Worlds in Early Modern Drama

Newberry Grant Recipients

Arielle Saiber
Associate Professor of Literature at Bowdoin College
Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Award
Computation and Writing in Renaissance Italy

Sharon Davenport
Retired Scholar
Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Award
The Bar Books: Manuscripts Illuminated for Renaud de Bar, Bishop of Metz (1303-1316)