Visiting Fellows and Travel Grant Recipients: 2019-2020


Jocelyn Anderson, University of Toronto, Eighteenth-Century Magazine Illustration in Britain

Melissa Bailes, Tulane University, Nature’s Clockwork: The Natural History of Time in British Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century

Janine Barchas, University of Texas at Austin, Renting in the Age of Austen

Esther Brot, King’s College London, The Visceral Reality of Prisons in Eighteenth-Century London

Katherine Calvin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Antiquity and Empire: The Construction of History in Western European Representations of the Ottoman Empire, 1650-1830

Siobhán Cooke, University College London, An Ancient Trueborn Race: The influence of Oral Traditions and Folk Mythology on the Visual and Material Culture of the Jacobites

Sara Crouch, The University of Sydney, Surface Tensions: Representations of Skin in the Long Eighteenth Century

Amelia Dale, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, “Our Cyprian Stage”: Character, Theatre and Harris’s List of Covent Garden Ladies

Nicholas Dixon, University of Cambridge, History and Clerical Identity in Georgian England

Corey Goergen, Georgia Institute of Technology, Circumscribed Passions: Pathological Excess in Restoration England, Roger W. Eddy Fellowship

Caroline Gonda, University of Cambridge, Anne Damer’s notebooks

Sören Hammerschmidt, Arizona State University, Modular Pope: Portraits, Poems, and Recycled Print

Bradford Mudge, University of Colorado Denver, Face Value: Towards a Rhetoric of Eighteenth-Century British Portraiture

Elizabeth Porter, Hostos Community College, Plotting and Plodding London: Women in Eighteenth-Century British Novels, ASECS/LWL Fellowship

Deborah Russell, University of York, “Silent menaces, and blows unstruck”: Silence and Absence in Walpolean Gothic Drama

John Stone, Universitat de Barcelona, Networks of Amateur British Hispanism, 1750-1808, Charles J. Cole Fellowship

Simon Sun, Harvard University, Thomas Jefferson’s Hau Kiou Choaan: China and Early America (1497-1784), Joint Lewis Walpole Library/Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Fellowship

Alexandra Wellington, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The Art of Sympathy: Picturing the British Abolition Movement, 1776-1833, George B. Cooper Fellowship

Travel Grants

Carolin Boettcher, University of California San Diego, Mixing Genres, Mixing Medicines: Novels, Medicine, and Consciousness in the Long Eighteenth Century

Luisa Calè, Birkbeck, University of London, Typographical Antiquities, Extra-Illustration and the Material Culture of the Book in the Walpole Circle

Yoojung Choi, Texas A&M University, British Women Writers and Travel Literature in the Long Eighteenth Century

Neal Curtis, University of Virginia, Forging Boundaries: How Impostures Complicate Divisions between Manuscript and Print

Nathalie Dupuis-Desormeaux, The Lewis-Walpole Tableaux - A Musical Homage

Philippa Hellawell, King’s College London, Engineering the Mole: Tangier, 1662-1684

Bénédicte Miyamoto, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, Pictures Gaining Currency: Public Distrust and Auction Networks

Ryna Ordynat, Monash University, British Women’s Albums and Visual Culture, 1750-1830:  Family, Gender and Memory

Yale Graduate Student Summer Fellow

Sarah WestonGraduate School of Arts & Sciences, Gothic Form: Deformations, Elasticity, and the Shaping Spirit of Caricature