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Walpole Library Fellowships for 2010-2011

Posted in fellowships by Editor on May 9, 2010

The Lewis Walpole Library is delighted to announce the recipients of Fellowships and Travel Grants for the 2010-2011 year. Fourteen visiting Fellowships, two Travel Grants, and two Summer Fellowships for Yale Graduate Students were awarded.

Visiting Fellowships

  • 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
  • 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 Lens
  • Charlotte Roberts (St. John’s College, Cambridge), Images of Historical Spectatorship, 1776-1837
  • 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 Culture
  • 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

Summer Fellowships for Yale Graduate Students

  • Christian Burset, The Use of Indigenous Law and Legal Traditions Within the British Empire in the Eighteenth Century
  • Meredith Gamer, Criminal and Martyr: Art and Religion in Britain’s Early Modern Eighteenth Century