2010-2011 Fellows

Long-Term Fellows

American Council of Learned Societies/Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellows

Brodwyn Fischer
Associate Professor of History, Northwestern University
Great Migrations: Emancipation and Urbanization in Brazil, 1880-1970

Bianca Premo
Associate Professor of History, Florida International University
Taking Tyrants to Court: Civil Litigation in the Spanish Empire during the Age of Enlightenment

Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History

Juliana Barr
Associate Professor of History, University of Florida
La Dama Azul (The Woman in Blue): Gender and Religion in Spanish and Indian Worlds

Lloyd Lewis/Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities

Andrew Needham
Assistant Professor of History, New York University
Power Lines: Energy Development and the Making of the Modern Southwest
Engineering Sustainability: Nature and Technology in Modern America

Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel/Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities

Susan McDonough
Assistant Professor of History, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Judging Your Neighbor: Building a Culture of Neighborliness in a Late Medieval Port Town

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities

İbrahim Kaya Şahin
Assistant Professor of History, Tulane University
Representing the Ottoman-Safavid Conflict (ca. 1500-1650): European Observations on Imperial and Confessional Rivalry in the Middle East

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellows

Jacob Dorman
Assistant Professor of History, University of Kansas
Vernacular Ethnology: African American Performance and Parody of Muslim and Oriental Identities in Minstrelsy, Vaudeville, and Early Cinema

Lisa Freeman
Associate Professor of English, University of Illinois at Chicago
Antitheatricality and the Body Public: From the Renaissance to the NEA

Sarah Pearsall
Senior Lecturer in History, Oxford Brookes University
Beyond One Man and One Woman: A History of Early American Polygamy

Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow

Jean O’Brien
Professor of History and American Studies, University of Minnesota
Children’s Literature and Colonialism in Nineteenth-Century New England

Long-Term Faculty Fellows

Associated Colleges of the Midwest Faculty Fellows

On the Road: Intercultural Encounters from Europe to the Americas

Benjamin Goluboff
Associate Professor of English, Lake Forest College

David George
Professor of Spanish, Lake Forest College

Newberry Undergraduate Seminar Faculty Fellows

Constructing the Queen: Elizabeth I

Regina Buccola
Associate Professor of English, Roosevelt University

Celeste Chamberland
Assistant Professor History, Roosevelt University

Short-Term Fellows

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellow

Darryl Domingo
Instructor of English, University of Toronto
Unbending the Mind: or, The Rhetoric of Diversion in English Literature & Culture, 1690-1760

Lester J. Cappon Fellows in Documentary Editing

José António Brandão
Professor of History, Western Michigan University
Memoirs of Michilimackinac

Douglas Kibbee
Professor of French, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Political Philosophy and the Establishment of the Standard Language in France, 1550-1651

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

Laura Muñoz
Lecturer in Art History, Universidad de Salamanca
The Effects of Globalization on Art: Architectural Transferences Between Europe and the United States During the 21st Century

Sarah Sasson
Lecturer in French, IES Paris/Business and International Affairs Program
The Countess de Boigne: Scribe of Her Time

Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Fellows

Angela Calcaterra
PhD Candidate in English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Locating Natives in American Literary History

Glenda Goodman
PhD Candidate in Historical Musicology, Harvard University
Songs Crossing the Atlantic: Identity, Belonging, and the Making of Hybrid Music in America

Jonathan Hancock
PhD Candidate in History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Shocks to the Natural Order: Indians, Settlers, Slaves, and the New Madrid Earthquakes

Elaine Nelson
PhD Candidate in History, University of New Mexico
Dreams and Dust in the Black Hills: Contested Identities in America’s “Land of Promise”: 1800-1973

Benjamin Reed
PhD Candidate in History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Devotion to Saint Philip Neri in Colonial Mexico City, 1659-1821

Christopher Steinke
PhD Candidate in History, University of New Mexico
Borderlands Conduit : The Missouri River Trade Corridor, 1718-1803

Kate Williams
PhD Candidate in History, University of Minnesota
Cyd Safiad (Standing Together): The Politics of Alliance of Welsh and American Indian Rights’ Movements, 1960s-2000

Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellows

Kate Arthur
PhD Candidate in English, University of Exeter
The Countess of Montgomery’s Urania in Conversation with Safavid Persia

Robert Baker
Assistant Professor of History, Georgia State University
Constitutional Law, Historical Narratives, and the Fugitive Slave Clause

William Campbell
Assistant Professor of History, California State University
Las Indígenas on the Imperial Fringe: Allies and Adversaries in the Northern Amazonian Andes and Upper Ohio Country, 1535-1774

Alejandro Cañeque
Assistant Professor of History, University of Maryland
Religion, Colonialism, and the Politics of Martyrdom in the Spanish Empire

Stephanie Crumbaugh
PhD Candidate in History, Johns Hopkins University
Capital Negotations: Native Diplomats in the American Capital from the Continental Congress to Andrew Jackson

Brian Gillis
PhD Candidate in English, University of California at Berkeley
Native Tongues: Red English, Translation, and the Transnational in American Indian Literature

Julia Guarneri
PhD Candidate in History, Yale University
Making Metropolitans: Urban Culture and Print Community in U.S. Newspapers, 1880-1930

Nathaniel Holdren
PhD Candidate in History, University of Minnesota
“The Compensation Law Put Us Out Of Work”: Workplace Injury Law, Pre-Employment Physicals and Discriminatory Hiring in the Early 20th Century United States

Sarah Keyes
PhD Candidate in History, University of Southern California
Beyond the Plains: Migration to the Pacific and the Reconfiguration of America, 1820-1900

Brian Lockey
Associate Professor in English, St. John’s University
Catholics, Royalists, and Cosmopolitans: Writing at the Margins of Early Modern England

John López
PhD Candidate in the History of Architecture and Art, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Hydrographic City: Mapping Mexico City’s Urban Form in Relation to its Aquatic Condition, 1521-1700

Mark Meuwese
Associate Professor of History, University of Winnipeg
Ethnic Soldiering Among the Mohawks of Colonial New York and the Potiguars of Northeastern Brazil in the Era of European Colonization, circa 1500-1800

Emily Michelson
Lecturer of History, University of St. Andrews
The Pulpit and the Press in Catholic Italy, 1520-1600

Eric Olmanson
Independent Scholar, Rachel Carson Center
CB&Q Railroad

Jeff Ostler
Professor of History, University of Oregon
Toward a History of an Indigenous Consciousness of Genocide and Destruction: Memories of Gnadenhütten

Birgit Tremml
Teaching Assistant of History, University of Vienna
The Philippines and the Pacific Ocean: Interfaces for Intercultural Encounters in the Early Modern Era

Daniel Wasserman
PhD Candidate in History, University of Virginia
The Languages of Catholicism: Evangelization and Linguistic Politics in the Spanish World, c. 1550-1600

Daniel Watkins
PhD Candidate in History, Ohio State University
Writing the History of the People of God: Criticism, Censorship, and Enlightenment in the Affaire Berruyer (1728-1765)

Kelly Wisecup
Assistant Professor of English, University of North Texas
Communicating Disease: Medicine and Writing in Early American Colonial Encounters

Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellow

Brian Gillis
PhD Candidate in English, University of California at Berkeley
Native Tongues: Red English, Translation, and the Transnational in American Indian Literature

Short-Term Fellows in the History of Cartography

Pamela Brekka
PhD Candidate in Art History, University of Florida
The Antwerp Polyglot Bible: Montano’s ‘New World Indian-Jew’ Map as a Reflection of Sixteenth-Century Cultural Crosscurrents

Spencer Snow
PhD Candidate in English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Reading the Map: The Nationalization of Geographic Space, Reading Publics, and the Shaping of Nineteenth-Century American Identity, 1803-1898

South Central Modern Language Association Fellow

Mónica Díaz
Assistant Professor of Colonial Spanish America, University of Texas Pan American
Indigenous Nobility in New Spain: Forging an Ethnic Identity

Special Awards and Fellowships

Frances C. Allen Fellows

Nichole Keway
PhD Candidate in English, Michigan State University
“Anishinaabek Abroad”: Traditional and 19th Century Stories of the Journey

Cheryl Cash
PhD Candidate in American Cultural Studies, Bowling Green State University
The Art of Community Building: Art and Survival in the Post World War II Chicago Indian Community

Newberry/British Academy Exchange Fellows

To the British Academy:
Paul Patterson
Assistant Professor of English, St. Joseph’s University
Speculum Devotorum: An Edition with Commentary

Samuel Thomas
Assistant Professor of History, University of Alabama at Huntsville
Midwifery, Medicine, and Society in England, 1660-1725

To the Newberry:
Fred Schurink
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Newcastle University
Renaissance Translations of Plutarch’s Essays and Lives: A New Edition

Newberry/École des Chartes Exchange Fellows

To the École Nationale des Chartes:
Anna Dysert
M.L.S Candidate in Archival Studies, McGill University
Medical Marginalia and the Creation of the Canon: the Developing Mise-en-page of Medical Treatises, 1100-1300

To the Newberry:
Delphine Le Corfec
Archivist-in-Training, École Nationale des Chartes
Caxton at the Newberry Library

Lawrence Lipking Fellow at the Newberry

Gregory Laski
PhD Candidate in English, Northwestern University
The Present-Past: Race, Repetition, and the Temporality of American Democracy after Slavery

Arthur and Lila Weinberg Fellow

Richard Cahan
Independent Scholar
Chicago Artifact