Visiting Fellows and Travel Grant Recipients:2010-2011


Ileana Popa Baird, University of Virginia, Spaces, Things, Heterotopias: A Duncical Map of Early Eighteenth-Century British Culture

Tim Cassedy, New York University, The Character of Communication, 1790-1810

David Flaherty, University of Virginia, The British Board of Trade, Visions of Empire, and the Aggressive Imperial Project for the North American Frontier, 1713-1783

Michael Gamer, University of Pennsylvania, Staged Conflicts: A History of English Theatre, 1641-1843

William Gibson, Oxford Brookes University, Reverend Doctor John Trusler (1735-1820): Sermons, Theology, and Politics

Heather Ladd, University of Toronto, Comic Representations of Booksellers and Authors in Eighteenth-Century Imaginative Literature, 1660-1830

Crystal Lake, Georgia Institute of Technology, Radical Things: Politics and Artifacts in British Literature, The Charles J. Cole Fellow

Peter Lindfield, University of St. Andrews, Reconstructions of the Past: Strawberry Hill, the Gothic, and the Furnishing of a National Aesthetic

Simon Macdonald, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, British Expatriates in Late Eighteenth-Century France

Temi-Tope Odumosu, King’s College, Cambridge, The ‘Image of Black’ through a Walpole LensThe Roger W. Eddy Fellow

Charlotte Roberts, St. John’s College, Cambridge, Images of Historical Spectatorship, 1776-1837The George B. Cooper Fellow

Eric Weichel, Queen’s University, ‘Most Horribly Done, and so Unfortunately Like’: Francophilia, Cross-Cultural Influences,and the Emergence of the Rococo in Early Eighteenth-Century British Visual and Material Culture

Alex Wetmore, Carleton University, The Mechanical in the Age of Sensibility: Technology, Sentimentalism, and Eighteenth-Century British CultureThe Lewis Walpole Library-ASECS Fellow

Amit Yahav, University of Haifa, Moments: Duration and the English Novel


Travel Grants

Rachel Brownstein, The Graduate Center, CUNY, James Gillray and Jane Austen

David Hayton, Queen’s University Belfast, Biography of Sir Lewis Namier


Yale Graduate Student Summer Fellows

Christian BursetThe Use of Indigenous Law and Legal Traditions Within the British Empire in the Eighteenth Century

Meredith GamerCriminal and Martyr: Art and Religion in Britain’s Early Modern Eighteenth Century