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Current Newberry Fellows

2019-20

Newberry Long-Term Fellows

Nicholas Abbott
Assistant Professor, History at Old Dominion University
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Sarkars into States: Language, Family, and Politics in Early Colonial India

Heather Allen
Associate Professor, Spanish at University of Mississippi
Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
The Authority of Literacies in New Spanish Historiography

Tom Arnold-Forster
Postdoctoral Scholar, History at University of Cambridge
Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History, and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Journalism and Democracy in the Chicago Renaissance

Karen-Edis Barzman
Professor, Art History at Binghamton University
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Cartography and the Paper Management of the Early Modern State: Venice, 15th – 18th Centuries

Federica Caneparo
Postdoctoral Researcher, Italian Studies at the University of Chicago
Monticello College Foundation Fellow
Painting Ovid in Italian: Anguillara’s Translation of the Metamorphoses and its Impact on the Visual Arts

Todd Carmody
Research Associate, Harvard University
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Fieldwork: A Vocational History of Literary Studies

Deborah Cohen
Professor, History at Northwestern University
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
The World between them: American Foreign Correspondents in Interwar Europe and Asia

Laura Edwards
Professor, History and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow
Only the Clothes on Her Back: Textiles, Law, and Commerce in the Nineteenth-Century United States

Elisa Garcia
Professor, History at Fluminense Federal University
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
Gender, Slavery, and Mestizaje: Tupi-Guarani Women during the Conquest of the River Plate Basin in the Sixteenth Century

Kim Hedlin
Lecturer, English Literature at UCLA
National Endowment for Humanities, and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow
The Book of Job from Luther to Milton

Thomas Kernan
Assistant Professor, Musicology at Roosevelt University
Rudolph Ganz Fellow
Concert Activity, Experience, and Identity: Rudolph Ganz and the Midwestern Concert Hall, from the Postwar to the Present

Emily E. LB. Twarog
Associate Professor of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellow
Hands Off: A History of Sexual Harassment Resistance in the U.S. Service Sector, 1935-2018

Newberry Short-Term Fellows

Sara Barker
Assistant Professor of History at the University of Leeds
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Faculty Fellow
Pamphlet design during the French Wars of Religion and their aftermath (1559-1610)

Justin Carroll
Associate Professor of History at Indiana University East
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
Tshusick’s Journey to Washington D.C.: Relative Mobility and the Great Lakes Fur Trade

Erasmo Castellani
PhD Candidate in History at Duke University
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Graduate Fellow
Negotiating Sovereignty Through Petitions in Early Modern Mediterranean. Patterns of Political Expression in the Venetian Stato da Mar.

Claudia Catalano
Postdoctoral Scholar, Literature at University of Rome “La Sapienza”
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
The Bibliographical Census of Arrighiana

Victoria Clark
PhD Candidate in Musicology at the University of Virginia
Frances C. Allen Fellow
Decolonizing Musicology: The American Indianists from an Indigenous Perspective

Joanna Cohen
Senior Lecturer of History at Queen Mary University of London
Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellow for Individual Research
What Was Mine: Property and Loss in Civil War America

Eleanor Coulter
PhD Candidate in History at McGill University
Arthur and Janet Holzheimer Fellow in the History of Cartography
Geographies of Space, Geographies of Time: Narrative Cartographies in Eighteenth-Century French Maps

Marlena Petra Cravens
PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature at The University of Texas at Austin
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Graduate Fellow
“Among Aliens Abroad”: Unruly Translation and the Making of a Transatlantic Spanish, 1492-1650

Jennifer Denetdale
Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of New Mexico
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow
The Photographs of Milton Snow and the Making of the Modern Navajo Nation, 1937-1959

Neil Dodge
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Fellow
We Are the Children of Changing Woman: From Kinship to Membership in the Navajo Nation, 1846-1954

Samantha Ege
PhD Candidate in Musicology at the University of York
Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellowships for Individual Research
Florence Beatrice Price and Theodora Sturkow Ryder: A Comparative Study of Two Prominent Women Composers in Interwar Chicago

Tessa Evans
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Tennessee
Newberry Library-Jack Miller Center Fellow
Atlantic Routes and Native Paths: Rival Social Landscapes in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Arkansas

Chelsea Frazier
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Oklahoma
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Fellow
Fighting Firewater: Alcohol and 19th Century Humanitarian Reform in Indian Country

Katherine Godfrey
PhD Candidate in History at Pennsylvania State University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Fellow
Caciques of the Cordillera: Indigenous Rule and Spanish Law in the New Kingdom of Granada, 1575-1650

Stephen Hausmann
Assistant Professor of History at University of St. Thomas
Newberry Library-American Society for Environmental History Fellow
Indian Country: Race and Environment in the Black Hills, 1851-1981

Madison Heslop
PhD Candidate in History at the University of St. Thomas
Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellow for Individual Research
Gateway Cities: Seattle and Vancouver in the Pacific, 1896-1939

Kevin Hooper
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Oklahoma
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Fellow
Seizing Citizenship: African Americans, Native Americans, and the Pursuit of Citizenship in the Antebellum United States

Victoria Jackson
PhD Candidate in History at York University
John S. Aubrey Fellow
“In the custom of the country”: marriage, sex, and the making of Wendat families, 1500-1800

Amanda Johnson
PhD Candidate in History at Oklahoma State University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Fellow
Indigenous Women and Red Power: Community Building and Activism, 1960-1980

Lisa Kattenburg
Lecturer in History at the University of Amsterdam
The Renaissance Society of America Fellow
Indian’ Flanders: Global conflict and exchange between the Dutch, Spanish and Mapuche

Andrew Keener
Assistant Professor of English at Santa Clara University
Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Illinois Fellow
Colonial Translations in John Fletcher’s Early Modern Transatlantic

Jakub Koguciuk
PhD Candidate in History of Art and Renaissance Studies at Yale University
The Renaissance Society of America/Kress Foundation Fellow
Images of Renaissance Pastoral: Book illustration of Jacopo Sannazaro’s Arcadiain context

Ilana Larkin
PhD Candidate in Literature at Northwestern University
Lawrence Lipking Fellow at the Newberry
Hostile Love: Discipline, Nation, and History-Making in American Children’s Literature

Jacob Lee
Assistant Professor of History at Pennsylvania State University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow
An Empire Without Bounds: How the United States Conquered the Louisiana Purchase

Ruth Lopez
Journalist
Arthur and Lila Weinberg Fellow for Independent Researchers
Imagining Jennie Curtis

Isabella Magni
Mellon Postdoctoral Scholar in Italian Paleography, Newberry Library
Lester J. Cappon Fellow in Documentary Editing
The Albizzi Memorial Book: a Digital Edition

Anca-Delia Moldovan
PhD Candidate in Art History at the University of Warwick
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
Illustrated Insights in Early Printed Agricultural Texts

Daniel Nemser
Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Michigan
Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies Consortium Faculty Fellow
Iberian Empire Logistics: Roads, Race, and the Rise of the World System

Eugene Sun Park
Full Spectrum Features NFP, Executive Director
The Jan and Frank Cicero Fellow
Resistance & Resettlement: A Cinematic Digital History Project

Filippo Petricca
PhD Candidate in Romance Literature and Languages at the University of Chicago
Newberry Library-École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellow
Money and Trust in Medieval Paris and Florence: An Economy of Literature (1200-1375)

Zulima Sanchez
Senior Lecturer, Social and Political Sciences, Administrative and European Law, Salamanca University
Institute for the International Education of Students Faculty Fellow
Migrations: A Cyclic Challenge for the Public Administration. An Historical Approach Based on the Reality of Chicago at the Times of Jane Addams

Kathryn Santner
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in Art History at the University of London
The Anne Jacobson Schutte Fellow
Transpacific Sisters: Art and the Lived Religion of Monastic Women in the Spanish Pacific

Sherri Sheu
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Colorado at Boulder
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Graduate Fellow
The 1970 Occupation of Mount Rushmore and Nixon’s War on Crime

Louise Siddons
Associate Professor of Art History at Oklahoma State University
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow
“Good pictures are a strong weapon”: Laura Gilpin, Queerness, and Navajo Sovereignty

Cynthia Smith
PhD Candidate in Literature at Miami University
Midwest Modern Language Association Fellow
Sentimental Sailors: Rescue and Conversion in Antebellum U.S. Literature

Kelly Summers
Assistant Professor of History at MacEwan University
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellow
Fugitives from France: Refugees, Émigrés, and the Origins of Modern Exile

Mihoko Suzuki
Professor of English at University of Miami
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
Women’s Manuscript Writings as Political Discourse in Early Modern England

Megan Tusler
Contingent Faculty, Literature, University of Chicago
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow
Shifting Colors: Natives, Westerns, and Sentimentality at Midcentury

Nathan Tye
PhD Candidate in History at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellow for Individual Research
The Ways of the Hobo: Transient Mobility and Culture in the United States, 1870s-1930s

Carolyn Watts
PhD Candidate in Musicology at Princeton University
Newberry Library-American Musicological Society Fellow
Modernism in the Midwest: The Chicago Allied Arts

Rachel Waxman
PhD Candidate in History at Johns Hopkins University
Newberry Short-Term Resident Fellow for Individual Research
The Political Economy of Sugar in the Age of Revolution

Tisa Wenger
Associate Professor of American Religious History at Yale Divinity School
Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies Faculty Fellow
Settler Secularism: The Production of American Religion

Kathleen Whiteley
PhD Candidate in American Culture at the University of Michigan
Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellow
The Indians of California versus The United States of America: California Dreaming in the Land of Lost Treaties 1905-1975

Kevin Windhauser
PhD Candidate in Literature at Columbia University
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
Circulating Knowledges: Literature and the Idea of the Library in Renaissance England

ElDante Winston
PhD Candidate in History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Charles Montgomery Gray Fellow
Violence and Italian Renaissance Architecture

Weiss/Brown Publication Subvention Award

Francesco Lucioli
Assistant Professor of Literature at University College Dublin
“Transformations” of the “Orlando Furioso”: On the “Popular” Reception of Ariosto’s Poem

Nina Rowe
Associate Professor of Art History at Fordham University
The Illuminated World Chronicles: Tales from the Late Medieval City