2016-2017 short-term fellows

Folger Institute short-term fellows for the 2015–2016 year. See previous Folger Institute short-term fellows for a multi-year list of previous fellows.

Hannah Baker-Saltmarsh, Artist in Residence

Research for poetry manuscript, Author Comma A Lady

Sarah Barnden, Postdoctoral Fellow, English, King’s College, London

Shakespeare Performance and the Royal Collections‚ 1714-1952

Lakshmi Bulathsinghala, Adjunct Lecturer, Theatre‚ Asian and Asian-American Studies, and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, State University of New York, Binghamton

Humor and Amusement on the Western and the Eastern Stage: A Study of the Clown Characters in Shakespearean Drama and Sri Lankan Nurthi

Sarah Burdett, Independent Scholar

Martial Women in the British Theatre‚ 1789-1815

Victoria Burke, Associate Professor, English, University of Ottawa

Collecting, Compiling, and Creating: Manuscript Writing by Seventeenth-Century Women
Society for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW) Fellow

Brooke Conti, Associate Professor, English, Cleveland State University

Religious Nostalgia from Shakespeare to Milton

Eugenia Conwayec, Professor, English, Appalachian State University

Ballad Keepers of the “Old Love Songs”

Sonya Cronin, Independent Scholar

Royalist Counter Public: Royalist Networks and Communications during the Interregnum
Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Fellow

Brian Cummings, Anniversary Professor, English and Related Literature, University of York

Memory‚ Humanism‚ & the Reformation

Noah Dauber, Associate Professor, Political Science, Colgate University

The Reformed Ethics of Thomas Hobbes

Markman Ellis, Professor, School of English and Drama, Queen Mary University of London

Theatrical sociability: Charles Macklin’s British Inquisition‚ 1753-1755

Misha Ewen, Postdoctoral Fellow, History, University College London

Intimate Connections: Virginia and English Society in the Seventeenth Century

Christine Ferdinand, Emerita Fellow Librarian, Libraries and Archives, Magdalen College Oxford

A Biography of the Actor‚ Singer‚ and Businesswoman Anne Bracegirdle

Amy Froide, Professor, History, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Clayton‚ Morris & Co.: the Clientele of an early Banking House in Restoration London

Shanti Graheli, Research Assistant, School of History, University of St. Andrews

A European Bestseller: The Orlando Furioso and Its Readers

Eilish Gregory, Postdoctoral Researcher, History, University College London

The Integration of the Catholic Community in English Society‚ 1649-1689

Matthew Growhoski, Assistant Research Professor and Lecturer, History, Vanderbilt University

Satire and Secret War: Literary Violence in the Age of Reformation

Helen Hattab, Associate Professor, Philosophy, University of Houston

Substance‚ Unity and Universals in 16th and 17th Century Philosophy

Sarah Higinbotham, Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Literature‚ Media‚ and Communication, Georgia Tech University

The Violence of the Law: Aesthetics of Justice in Early Modern England

Jonathan Hsy, Associate Professor and Founding Co-Director, English and Digital Humanities Institute, The George Washington University

Digital Pasts: Deaf Culture and the Middle Ages

Angela Iannone, Artist in Residence

“The Prince” Play Five in The Edwin Booth Plays- Edwin Booth, Tommaso Salvini and the performance of Hamlet and Othello in 19th Century American Theatre

John Jowet, Professor and Deputy Director, The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham

Transcript and edition of Edward Dering's Henry IV

Carrie Klaus, Professor, French, DePauw University

Le Sceptre de la France en quenouille: Women’s Political Authority and Expression in the Fronde

Laura Kolb, Assistant Professor, English, Baruch College, The City University of New York

Fictions of Credit in the Age of Shakespeare

Heather Kopelson, Associate Professor, History, University of Alabama

Idolatrous Processions: Music, Dance, and Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World, 1500-1700
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC) Fellow

Stephanie Koscak, Assistant Professor, History, Wake Forest University

Royal Subjects: Mass Media and the Reinvention of Reverence

Colin Lahive, National University of Ireland Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of English‚ Drama and Film, University College Dublin

Milton's Irish Readers

Katarzyna Lecky, Assistant Professor, English, Bucknell University

English Roots: Cultivating the Early Modern Commonwealth

Hilary Leichter, Artist in Residence

The Ghost: A Commonplace Book

Ivan Lupic, Assistant Professor, English, Stanford University

Shakespeare and the End of Editing

Lynne Magnusson, Professor, English, University of Toronto

Shakespeare's Language and the Grammar of Possibility

James Marino, Associate Professor, English, Cleveland State University

The Laius Complex: Shakespeare‚ Freud‚ and the Murderous Father

Clare McManus, Professor, English and Creative Writing, University of Roehampton

Early Modern Women's Performance and the Dramatic Canon

Nedda Mehdizadeh, Lecturer, Writing Programs, University of California, Los Angeles

Translating Persia: Safavid Iran and Early Modern English Writing

Marc Mierowsky, S. Ernest Sprott Fellow in Seventeenth-Century Literature, English, University of Cambridge

Friendship as Resistance in the Poetry of Jacobite Women

David Miller, Carolina Distinguished Professor, English and Comparative Literature, University of South Carolina

“Amoretti” and “Epithalamion” for The Collected Works of Edmund Spenser

Jennifer Mori, Professor, History, University of Toronto

Popular science in the Gentleman's Magazine‚ 1778-1826
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Fellow

Kendra Packham, Lewis Walpole Library Visiting Fellow, University Library, Yale University

Engaging with Catholic Books in “Long Reformation” England

Courtney Quaintance, Associate Professor, French and Italian, Dartmouth College

Performing Women: Opera, Literature, and the Female Voice in Early Modern Italy
Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Fellow

Susan Royal, Lecturer, Theology and Religion, Durham University

Memory and Martyrdom Across Borders: The Waldensians in the Early Modern English Imagination

Simon Ryle, Assistant Professor, English, University of Split

Shakespeare’s Alphabet: Print Technology and Poetic Infrastructure

Alec Ryrie, Professor, Theology and Religion, Durham University

An Emotional History of Atheism in Renaissance England

Paul Salzman, Professor Emeritus, English, La Trobe University

How editors constructed the Renaissance Literary Canon‚ 1825-1915

Maria Shmygol, Postdoctoral Research Associate, English, University of Geneva

The German Shakespeare Project: Tito Andronico (1620)

Lauren Shohet, Professor, English, Villanova University

Yet / Once / More: Mediation, Remedy, and Milton's Paradise Lost

James Siemon, Professor, English, Boston University

Social Hierarchy and Distinction: Shakespeare

Lindsey Snyder, ASL Interpreter, Educator, and Artist, Theatre, American Shakespeare Center

Sawing the Air Thus: American Sign Language translations of Shakespeare and the Echo of Rhetorical Gesture

Sarah Toulalan, Associate Professor, History, University of Exeter

Multiple births in early modern England: mortality‚ maternity‚ meanings