2009-2010 Fellows

Long-Term Fellows

American Council of Learned Societies/Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellows

Deborah Cohen
Professor of History, Brown University
Family Secrets: The Rise of Confessional Culture in Britain, 1840-1990

Jennifer Hill
Associate Professor of English, University of Nevada, Reno
Climate, Nature, and Global Geographies in Victorian Britain

Fulbright Visiting Scholar

Enrique Sam Colop
Independent Scholar
Maya Manuscript Research (Crónicas Indígenas de Guatemala)

Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Fellow

Maria Alejandra Irigoin
Assistant Professor of History, College of New Jersey
A Colonial Enterprise: The Role of the ‘Situado’ in the Transpacific Trade of the Spanish Empire

Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History

Scott Nelson
Legum Professor of History, College of William and Mary
The First Great Depression: The Panic of 1873 and its Aftermath

Monticello College Foundation Fellow

Jill Rappoport
Assistant Professor of English, Villanova University
Giving Women: Alliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture

National Endowment for the Humanities/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellows

Craig Koslofsky
Associate Professor of History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Evening’s Empire: A History of the Night in Early Modern Europe

Susan O’Donovan
Assistant Professor of History, University of Memphis
Slaves and the Politics of Disunion

Liesl Olson
Independent Scholar
Literary Modernism, the Middlebrow, and the American University

Newberry Library Consortium in American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow

Jeffrey Means
Assistant Professor of History, University of Wyoming
From Buffalo to Beeves: Cattle and the Evolution of Oglala Lake Culture, 1750-1920

Terra Foundation for American Art/Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American Art History

Gregory Foster-Rice
Associate Professor of Photography, Columbia College Chicago
Strategies and Tactics: The Photography of Urbanization in Crisis

Long-Term Faculty Fellows

Associated Colleges of the Midwest Faculty Fellows

Placing Race: Investigating the History and Memory of Racial Pasts

Lynn Hudson
Associate Professor of History, Macalester College

Jane Rhodes
Professor and Chair of American Studies, Macalester College

Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar Faculty Fellows

Islands: Missionaries, Migration, Labor in the Atlantic World and on the Pacific Rim

Erik Gellman
Assistant Professor of History, Roosevelt University

Lori Pierce
Associate Professor of American Studies, DePaul University

Short-Term Fellows

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellow

Andrew Woolley
Lecturer of Music, University of Leeds
English Keyboard Collections in the Newberry Library: Music Teaching and Amateur Music-Making in Restoration England

Frances C. Allen Fellows

Kelli Mosteller
Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas
Place, Politics, and Property: Negotiating Allotment and Citizenship for the Citizen Potawatomi, 1861-1907

Julie Reed

Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
A Nation’s Charge: Cherokee Social Services, 1835-1907

Lester J. Cappon Fellows in Documentary Editing

Daniel Cobb
Assistant Professor of History, Miami University
D’Arcy McNickle and the Fight for Tribal Sovereignty: A Brief History with Documents

Stefano Gulizia
Lecturer of Italian, Loyola College in Maryland
A Renaissance Dialogue on Marriage from the Newberry Collection

Bernd Renner
Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures, Brooklyn College, CUNY
The Rise of Vernacular Satire: the Example of the French Ship of Fools and Rabelais’s Apocryphal Fifth Book (1549)

Institute for the International Education of Students Faculty Fellows

Lucinda Hawksley
Lecturer of Literature and Art History, IES London
Poverty and Wealth: A Comparative Study of the Dickens Brothers and Their Chicago Connections

Ariel Yablon
Visiting Professor of History, IES Buenos Aires
Politics and the Development of State Bureaucracy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1880-1916

Lawrence Lipking-Newberry Library Fellow

Jenny Lee
Ph.D. Candidate in English, Northwestern University
Confessio Auctoris: Authorial Confession and Ars Poetica in the Literature of Late Medieval England

Midwest Modern Language Association Fellow

Michael Genovese
Ph.D. Candidate in English, University of Virginia
Sociable Currency: The Expansive Self of Eighteenth-Century British Literature

Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Fellows

Boyd Cothran
Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Minnesota
Rivers of Memory: Episodes of Violence and Remembrance from the Klamath Basin

Robert Gilmer
Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Minnesota
A Lake of Tears

Virginia Kennedy

Ph.D. Candidate in English, Cornell University
The Nature of Nature: Literary Representations of American Indian and European Land Ethics from the Seventeenth Century to the Present

Rosalyn LaPier
Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Montana
“Invisible Realities”: The Piegan Natural World

Katy Simpson Smith
Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mother Americans: A Cross-Cultural Study of Southern Motherhood, 1750-1835

Michael Wise
Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Minnesota
Living like a Wolf: Predation and Conquest in the Montana-Alberta Borderlands

Newberry Library Short-Term Resident Fellows

Jessica Berman
Associate Professor of English, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Jack Conroy, the Community of Midwestern Radical Writers, and the Development of Political Narrative in the 1930s

Kent Blansett
Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of New Mexico
A Journey to Freedom: The Life of Richard Oakes 1942-1972

Renate Burri
Ph.D. Candidate in Classics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Ayer MS 743: A ‘Lost’ Manuscript of Ptolemy’s Geography

Esther Criscuola de Laix
Ph.D. Candidate in Music History and Literature, University of California, Berkeley
Liturgy as Pedagogy in Lutheran Service Books, 1540-1590

Garrett Eisler
Ph.D. Candidate in Theatre, CUNY Graduate Center
Performing Wartime Zionism: Ben Hecht and the Jewish-American Cultural Front

Catherine Feely
Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Manchester
Karl Marx’s ‘Capital’ and Transatlantic Radical Book-Trade Networks in the Early Twentieth Century

Lori Anne Ferrell
Professor of Early Modern History and Literature, Claremont Graduate University
Extra-Illustrated Biblical Narrative

Phillip Guilbeau
Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, University of Michigan
El Paular: Anatomy of a Charterhouse

Kassandra Hartford
Ph.D. Candidate in Music History and Theory, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Race, Nation, Musical Modernism: Rio de Janeiro, Paris, New York, 1914-1945

Robert Hornback
Associate Professor of English, Oglethorpe University
Early Blackface Fools and Their Legacy

Lara Kriegel
Associate Professor of History, Florida International University
Crimean Lives and Afterlives: War, Culture, and the Making of Victorian Character

Manuel Martín-Rodríguez
Professor of Literature, University of California, Merced
Gaspar de Villagrá’s ‘Historia de la nueva Mexico’ and Its Readerships

Michelle McKinley
Assistant Professor of Law, University of Oregon School of Law
Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Legal Activism, and Ecclesiastical Courts in Colonial Lima, 1593-1700

Diego Pirillo
Teaching Assistant in the History of Ideas, Scuola Normale di Pisa
Humanism and the Geographical Discoveries: Johannes Boemus’ “Omnium gentium mores” and its European Reception

Rupert Ridgewell
Curator of Music Collections, The British Library
“Konzertprogramm Austausch”: Breitkopf und Härtel and the Politics of Cultural Exchange, 1893-1941

Alcuin Volker Schachenmayr, O.Cist.
Assistant Professor in Church History, Pontifical Seminary Benedict XVI Heiligenkreuz
Funeral Rites in Cistercian Monasteries 1563-1782

Zeb Tortorici
Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of California, Los Angeles
Contra Natura: Sin, Crime, and Unnatural Sexuality in Colonial Mexico

Felicity Turner
Ph.D. Candidate in American History, Duke University
Narrating Infanticide: Constructing the Modern Gendered State in Nineteenth-Century America

Toni Veneri
Ph.D. Candidate in Italian Studies, Università degli Studi Trieste
Spatializing Travel Writing: Cartographic Utopias for the Venetian Empire

Fariba Zarinebaf
Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Riverside
From European Colony to Cosmopolitan Urbanity: Galata in Ottoman Modernity

Northeast Modern Language Association Fellow

Nicholas Nace
Visiting Lecturer of English, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Authorship and Suppression in the Richardson Circle

Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellow

Stephanie Fitzgerald
Assistant Professor of English, University of Kansas
Land Narratives: Native Women’s Histories of Land and Law

Short-Term Fellows in the History of Cartography

Renate Burri
Ph.D. Candidate in Classics, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Ayer MS 743: A ‘Lost’ Manuscript of Ptolemy’s Geography

Lea Puljcan Juric
Ph.D. Candidate in English, New York University
Where People Kill With Their Looks: Illyria in Renaissance England and in Modern Literary Criticism

Martine Sauret
Visiting Professor of French, Macalester College
Early Maps of French Normand Explorers

Short-Term Fellow in Irish and Irish-American Studies

Nicholas Wolf
Postdoctoral Fellow in History, George Mason University
Catholic Crosscurrents: English- and Irish-Language Devotional Writings in England and Ireland, 1750-1850

South Central Modern Language Association Fellow

Margaret Cotter-Lynch
Assistant Professor of English, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Legenda Aurea and After: Perpetua in the Later Middle Ages

Special Awards and Fellowships

Newberry Library/British Academy Exchange Fellows

To the British Academy:
Anne Myers
Assistant Professor of English, University of Missouri, Columbia
Historic Foundations: Literature and Architecture in Early Modern England

Jason Powell
Assistant Professor of English, St. Joseph’s University
The Complete Works of Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder

To the Newberry:
Peter Beal
Senior Research Fellow, University of London
Catalogue of English Literary Manuscripts 1450-1700

Grace Ioppolo
Professor of Shakespearean and Early Modern Drama, University of Reading
John Payne Collier’s 2 Volume Manuscript Book of Records of the Life of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

Newberry Library/École des Chartes Exchange Fellows

To the École Nationale des Chartes:
John W. McCormack
Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Notre Dame
Wounded Faith: Monarchy and Memory in the French Wars of Religion

To the Newberry:
Annie Charon
Professor in Book History, École Nationale des Chartes
Devotion and Printing: Editions of Devotional Books in Sixteenth-Century Paris