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Fruits of Labor

Humanities Center faculty and graduate student fellows produced the following works, as a result of the research and writing they engaged in during their year-long fellowship.

Books

Coffman, E.J., Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, 2013-14 Fellow

Kaplan, Gregory, Lindsay Young Professor, Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, 2014-15 Fellow

  • Spinoza's Rabbi: A Critical Edition and Study of Saul Levi Morteira's "Arguments against the Christian Religion in Amsterdam." Amsterdam University Press, forthcoming. 

Latham, Jacob, Assistant Professor, Department of History, 2013-14 Fellow

  • Rome in Procession: Performing the Pompa Circensis from the Late Republic to Late Antiquity.  Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2016.

Magra, Christopher, Associate Professor, Department of History, 2013-14 Fellow

  • Poseidon's Curse: Naval Impressment and the Atlantic Origins of the American Revolution.  Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2016.

Chapters in Books

Cope, Emily, Fifth-Year Doctoral Student, Department of English, 2014-15 Fellow

  • "Coming to (Troubled) Terms: Methodology, Positionality, and the Problem of Defining 'Evangelical Christian.'" Mapping Christian Rhetorics: Connecting Conversations, Charting New Territories. Ed. Michael-John DePalma and Jeffrey M. Ringer.  New York: Routledge, 2014. 103-124. With Jeffrey M. Ringer.

Articles and Essays

Brizio-Skov, Flavia, Professor of Italian, Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, 2012/13 Fellow

  • "Novelistic westerns of the 1950s" in Luci e Ombre, n.2 Marzo-Giugno, Anno II, 2014.  82-117.
  • "Spaghetti Westerns and Their Audience," in The Italian Cinema Book, ed. Peter Bondanella. London: BFI-Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013. 181-187.

Latham, Jacob, Assistant Professor, Department of History, 2013-14 Fellow

  • "Performing Theology: Imagining the Gods in the Pompa Circensis" History of Religions 54, 2015.
  •  "Inventing Gregory the Great: Memory, Authority, and the Afterlives of the letania septiformis" Church History 84, 2015. 1-31.

Welch, Anthony, Associate Professor, Department of English, 2014-15 Fellow

  • "Anthropology and Anthropophagy in The Faerie Queene," Spenser Studies, January 2016.

McMillan, Lauren, Fifth-Year Doctoral Student, Department of Anthropology, 2014-15 Fellow

  • "Dating Methods and Techniques at the Hallowes Site (44WM6): A 17th-century Example" (with  D. Brad Hatch, and Barbara J. Heath).  Northeast Historical Archaeology 43:18-36, 2014.
  • "Reassessing the Hallowes Site: Conflict and Settlement in the 17th-century Potomac Valley" (with (D. Brad Hatch, Barbara J. Heath).  Historical Archaeology 48(4):46-75, 2014.
  • "The Multiple Interaction Spheres of Tobacco Pipes at the John Hallowes Site, Westmoreland County, Virginia."  Journal of Middle Atlantic Archaeology.  Forthcoming  2016.

Presentations

Anderson, Misty, Professor, Department of English, 2014-15 Fellow

  • Anderson was the keynote speaker at the Religion and Literature symposium at the University of Notre Dame in April on the theme of "The Bible, Narrative, and Modernity." Her talk was from her God on Stage manuscript, which examines the development of the stage gothic and stage spectacles about rock formations that challenged biblical criticism, providing  alternative accounts of historical time.

Brizio-Skov, Flavia, Professor of Italian, Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, 2012/13 Fellow

  • "Lo spaghetti western come cinema transnazionale, transculturale e post-nazionale," American Association for Italian Studies International Conference, University of Zurich, Switzerland, May 23-25.

Kaplan, Gregory, Lindsay Young Professor, Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, 2014-15 Fellow

  • "The Dissemination of Sephardic Sectarianism via Sem Tob's Proverbios morales." "The Cleric's Craft," 2015 Conference on the Mester De Clerecìa. El Paso, TX. October 2015. (Invited)

Welch, Anthony, Associate Professor, Department of English, 2014-15 Fellow

  • "Milton's 'Small' Infantry'" at the Eleventh International Milton Symposium this July, hosted by the University of Exeter, England.

Cope, Emily, Fifth-Year Doctoral Student, Department of English, 2014-15 Fellow

  • "Promoting Rhetorical Knowledge in Writing Instruction: Empirical Studies and Suggestions." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Tampa, FL. March 2015.

Hodges-Kluck, Sixth-Year Doctoral Student, Department of History, 2014-15 Fellow

  • "Helena, Constantine, and the Angevin Desire for Jerusalem" at the 33rd Annual Haskins Society Conference. Northfield, MN. November 2014.

McMillan, Lauren, Fifth-Year Doctoral Student, Department of Anthropology, 2014-15 Fellow

  • "The Local, Regional, and Trans-Atlantic Pipe Trade in the 17th-century Potomac Valley."  48th Annual Meeting of the Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology. Long Branch, NJ. November  2014 (Invited).
  • "Locally-Made Tobacco Pipes in the Upper Chesapeake." 74th Annual Meeting of the Archeology Society of Virginia. Richmond, VA. October 10-12, 2014,

Other Scholarly Work

Anderson, Misty, Professor, Department of English, 2014-15 Fellow

  • Anderson directed a reader's theatre production of Elizabeth Inchbald's 1784 Animal Magnetism, in February 2015 for the Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

Awards

McMillan, Lauren, Fifth-Year Doctoral Student, Department of Anthropology, 2014-15 Fellow

  • The Kneberg-Lewis Dissertation Scholarship was awarded by the University of Tennessee Department of Anthropology in November 2014.

National Committees

Anderson, Misty, Professor, Department of English, 2014-15 Fellow

  • Elected to the Modern Language Association's (MLA) executive committee for the study of Religion and Literature.  She will serve a five-year term.


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