ASECS-Clark Fellows

2014–15
Sören C. Hammerschmidt, Arizona State University
“Modular Pope: Letters, Portraits, and Recycled Print”

Andrei Pesic, Princeton University
“Religious Artworks in Motion: Motets in the Concert Hall, Altarpieces in the Salons from Paris to Saint-Domingue”

Nicholas P. Valvo, Bates College
“Beauties and Deformities: Sentimental Anthologies and Disintegrative Form”

2013–14
Rachael King, New York University
“The Known World: The Epistolary History of Eighteenth-Century Media”

George Leigh-Michil, University of California, Los Angeles
“Comical Consciousness: Caricature and the Novel, 1726–1837”

Claude Willan, Stanford University
“‘I love with all my heart’: Jacobite Manuscript Poetry, 1689–1745”

2012–13
Andrew Bricker, Stanford University
“Libel and Satire after Hale and Dryden”

Glenda Goodman, Harvard University
“American Identities in the Musical Atlantic World”

India Mandelkern, University of California, Berkeley
“Homo Gastronomicus: Taste, Dining, and the Making of Civil Society in Eighteenth-Century England”

2011–12
David Anixter, University of California, Berkeley
“The Politics of Conversion and the Science of Conversion, c. 1680–1830”

Eric Weichel, Queen’s University
“After the Chinese Manner: Sinophilia and Polyculturalism in Atlantic Visual and Material Culture, 1690–1775”

Laurie Wood, University of Texas at Austin
“Risks & Realities: Law and Practice in the Early Modern Caribbean”

2010–11
Bill Blake, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“The Bravery of Soul: Playwrights in Restoration England, 1659–1688”

Danielle Bobker, Concordia University
“Richard Bradley (1688(?)–1732); English Botany in Transition”

Matthew Growhoski, Princeton University
“‘A Fable like Historie’”: John Barclay and the Politics of Literature in Early Stuart Britain, 1603–1642”

Simon Reader, University of Toronto
“Useless Organs in Victorian Literature and Cultures”

Kenneth Sheppard, Johns Hopkins University
“The Hinge of Faith and Religion: Arguments about Atheism in Early Modern England”

2009–10
Gail Aw, University of Virginia
“Empire and Empiricism: Enlarging Mental Space in the Long Eighteenth Century”

Jennifer Locke, University of California, Irvine
“Novel Possibilities: Constructing Women’s Futures through Fiction, 1679–1799”

Kathryn Webber, University of California, Riverside
“Cultivating the Civilized Subject: British Agricultural Improvement in Ireland, c. 1600–1840”

2008–09
Mary Crone-Romanovski, Ohio State University
“Tracing Spaces: A Literary History of Space in Eighteenth-Century British Fiction and Culture”

Michael Genovese, University of Virginia
“Sympathy, Economics, and the Relational Self in the Eighteenth Century”

Sophie Vasset, Université de Paris 7
“Eighteenth-Century Cultural Representations of Infertility”

2007–08
Joanna Frang, Brandeis University
“Becoming American on the Grand Tour, 1700–1830”

Nicolle Jordan, University of Southern Mississippi
“Partisanship, Labor, Gender: Agrarian Improvement in England, 1680–1780”

Laura Miller, University of California, Santa Barbara
“Narrating Newton, Narrating Truth: Fame, Print, and Scientific Authorship”

Nicholas Nace, University of California, Berkeley
“Rise of the Secular Baroque in English Literature, 1650–1750”

Cheryl Nixon, University of Massachusetts, Boston
“Circulating Legal Plots: Equitable, Ecclesiastical, and Criminal Cases in 18th-Century Print and Manuscript”

Thomas Nelson McGeary, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
“Music, Sound, and Sensibility: The Impact of the New Human Sciences on Music in the 18th Century”

Rivka Swenson, University of Virginia
“Competing Fictions and Rebellious Forms: Politics, Aesthetics, and the Idea of Progress in Eighteenth-Century British Prose”

Adam Tompkins, University of Glasgow
“Algernon Sidney and Republican Constitutionalism”