Folger Institute 2022-2023 short-term fellows

Folger Institute Short-term Fellows for 2022-2023. See previous Folger Institute short-term fellows for a multi-year list of previous fellows.

2022-2023 Scholarly Research Fellows

Ifeoluwa Aboluwade, Research Associate, Literature, University of Bayreuth

Warriors and Tricksters: A Transcultural Study of Shakespearean Drama and Selected West African Narratives
Shakespeare Association of America-Folger Institute Fellow

Marta Albala Pelegrin, Associate Professor, Literature, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Theater of Conquest: Performing Iberian Newspieces in Rome (1450-1530)

Abdulhamit Arvas, Assistant Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

Abducted Boys: The Homoerotics of Race and Empire in Early Modernity

Roya Biggie, Assistant Professor, Literature, Knox College

Sympathetic Ecologies in Early Modern English Tragedies

Christopher Blakley, Lecturer, History, Occidental College

Ship Fever‚ Confinement‚ and the Racialization of Disease in the Indo-Atlantic World

Lara Bovilsky, Associate Professor, Literature, University of Oregon Proper to Man: Charting‚ Describing‚ and Debating Human Identity in Early Modern England

William Cavert, Associate Professor, History, The University of St. Thomas

Vermin Eradication and Agrarian Improvement in Early Modern England

Özlem Çaykent, Associate Professor, History, Istanbul 29 Mayıs University

A Cross-Cultural Women's History Course: Personal‚ Political and Social Relations Between the Sexes in Early Modern Europe and the Mediterranean

Clarissa Chenovick, Assistant Professor of English, Florida Atlantic University

Reading to Weep: Penitence‚ Embodied Reading‚ and Spiritual Cure in England‚ 1350-1670

William Clayton, Associate Tutor, History, University of East Anglia

Reconstructing Networks of Illicit Pamphlet Production‚ 1618-1624: or‚ how to do history when the archives fail

Heidi Craig, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Texas A&M University

Early Modern Dramatic Paratexts
Digital Projects Fellow

Carla Della Gatta, Assistant Professor, Literature, Florida State University

Digitizing the Archive of Latinx Shakespeares

Costanza Dopfel, Art History Professor, Saint Mary's College of California

Fertile Florence: How a Demographic Disaster Shaped the Italian Renaissance

Adrian Finucane, Associate Professor of History, Florida Atlantic University

Captive Exchanges: Prisoners of War and the Trade in Secrets‚ 1700-1760

Ari Friedlander, Assistant Professor, Literature, University of Mississippi

Inventing Impotence: Disability‚ Sex‚ and Labor Early Modern England

Pablo García Piñar, Assistant Instructional Professor, Literature, University of Chicago

Maimed Authority: A Critical Disability Study of the Soldier's Scarred Body in the Habsburg's Administration

Katherine Gillen, Associate Professor of English, Texas A&M University San Antonio

The Bard in the Borderlands: A Critical Edition of Olga Sanchez Saltveit's ¡O Romeo!

Rabia Gregory, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of Missouri

Christian Pulp: Material Religion in the Age of Paper

Rachel Holmes, Lecturer, Literature, University College London

Clandestine Contracts: Marriage‚ Law‚ and Literary Adaptation in Early Modern Europe

Iuliia Kleiman, Associate Professor, Theatre, Russian State Institute of Performing Arts Book Theatre of the Great Depression: Events and Strategies

James Leduc, Research Assistant, History, Trinity College Dublin

Sovereignty and Salvation: Christian Time and Colonial Memory in Tudor Ireland

Patricia Martins Marcos, Ph.D. Candidate (ABD), History, University of California, San Diego

Configurations of the Human: Racializing Imperial Bodies and Natural Government in the Luso-Afro-Brazilian Atlantic 1500-1800s

Lucy Mookerjee, Research Assistant, Literature, The Johns Hopkins University

The Travels of an Ancient Cookery: An edition and Analysis of Morgan Library‚ MS Bühler 36

Simon Newman, Sir Denis Brogan Professor of History, University of Glasgow (Emeritus), Honorary Research Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Freedom Seekers: stories of those who escaped slavery in the English Atlantic World

Marissa Nicosia, Associate Professor of Renaissance Literature, Penn State Abington

The Botanical World of A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Before 'Farm to Table,' Margaret Hannay Fellow

Aley O'Mara, Independent Scholar

Early Modern Asexualities: An Edited Collection
Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and Gender-Folger Institute Fellow

Elisa Oh, Associate Professor, Literature, Howard University

Choreographies of Race and Gender: Dance‚ Travel‚ and Ritual in Early Modern English Literature 1558-1668

Mauricio Onetto, Research Associate, History, Instituto de la Patagonia, Universidad de Magallanes

William Cuningham's Cosmography and the New Scientific Image

Desha Osborne, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Literature, Hunter College, City University of New York

The Carib Chief: Transatlantic Imaginings of Chatoyer

Halyna Pastushuk, Associate Professor Department of Theology, Ukrainian Catholic University

Metamorphoses of the Fool in Late Shakespearean Drama: From Stage Attractor to Literary Character

Javier Patino Loira, Assistant Professor, Literature, University of California, Los Angeles

The Age of Subtlety: Rhetorical Ingenuity and Natural Science (1619-1654)

Anne Powell, Ph.D. Candidate (ABD), History, College of William & Mary

The Antinomian Crisis and the Pequot War‚ 1636-1638
Omohundro Institute-Folger Institute Fellow

Katherine Reinhart, Honorary Fellow, Art History, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Itinerant Images: Migrating Visual Knowledge in the Global Early Modern World

Justin Roberts, Associate Professor, History, Dalhousie University

Chattel: Slavery and Disease in the Early English Tropics‚ 1645-1713

Yann Ryan, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Digital Humanities, University of Helsinki

Unlocking the Newdigate Newsletters Using Handwritten Text Recognition

Adrianna Santos, Assistant Professor, Literature, Texas A&M University, San Antonio

The Bard in the Borderlands

Eileen Sperry, Digital Learning Project Coordinator, SUNY Empire State College

This Body of Death – Form and Decay in Early Modern Lyric

Victoria Van Hyning, Assistant Professor of Library Innovation, University of Maryland, College Park

Preparing and Publishing Shakespeare's World Data for Further Use and Reuse

Shakespeare Association of America-Folger Institute Fellow

Benjamin VanWagoner, Lecturer, Literature, Columbia University

Imperial Ventures: Maritime Drama and the Invention of Risk

Jennie Votava, Associate Professor, Literature, Allegheny College

Shakespeare's Histories on Screen: Adaptation‚ Race and Intersectionality

L. Lehua Yim, Independent Scholar

Land Relations‚ Knowledge Organization‚ and the White Possessive in Tilney's Topographical Descriptions: A Case Study of Critical Indigenous Studies Methods in Early Modern Studies

Injela Zaini, Independent Scholar

Desi Sensations: The Dramatic Significance of Ophelia's and Lady Macbeth's Madness in the 21st Century Indian Cinematic Adaptations

2022-2023 Artistic Research Fellows

Hannah Baker Saltmarsh, Assistant Professor of English, Mount Mercy University

"Cures for Deep Wounds" in Poetry Manuscript

Jacklyn Brickman, Lecturer, Department of Art, The Ohio State University

The Department of Planetary Futures - Division of Acclimatization

Mandy Cano Villalobos, Independent Professional Artist

Theatrum Mundi

Alexander D'Agostino, Independent Professional Artist

The Fairy King's Grimoire

Joyce Datiles, Film Director and Historian, University College London

The Landlord's Dark-Haired Daughter, an original historical drama television series

Sandra Jackson-Opoku, Independent Professional Writer

In Search of Eulalie Pelletier: A Story of Old Chicago

Mallika Kavadi, Independent Professional Filmmaker

An Eagle in a Dove-cote

Eva Rocha, Multimedia Artist, Virginia Union University

Indigenous Objectification and Persistent Contemporary Issues

Ally Zlatar, Lecturer, Philosophy, University of Glasgow

When the Body is Ill‚ The Mind Suffers: Shakespeare's unravelling of mental health‚ eating disorders and madness in Tudor England

  • Titles at the time of fellowship award