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THE ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION FELLOWS

DISSERTATION FELLOWS Summer 2008

Saladin Ahmed
Dissertation: Wonder Books: Reading, Writing, and Publishing Superstition in England
Director: Paula McDowell (now at New York University)

Sarah C. Alexander
Dissertation: The Residuum: Victorian Street Life and Discourses of Excess
Director: Kate Flint

Sean Barry
Dissertation: Romantic Pedantry
Director: William H. Galperin

Sonali Barua
Dissertation: South Asian Literature and Music
Director: Brent Hayes Edwards (now at Columbia University)

Brian Garland
Dissertation: Earthrise: The Polymorphous Planetarities of
American Extended Form, Fiction, and Poetry, 1950-1975
Director: John A. McClure

Michael Masiello
Dissertation: Ancient Modernism and Its Discontents:
Forms of Poetic Memory in the Works of Edmund Spenser
Director: Ron Levao

Paul Yeoh
Dissertation: Rediscovering the Educational Power of Literature:
Victorian Literature and the Civilizing Process
Director: Kate Flint

RESEARCH FELLOWS Summer 2008

Kevin Cattrell
Futures of American Studies Institute, Dartmouth College

Aditi Gupta
The Latin/Greek Institute, The City University of New York

Carrie Ho
Center for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto

Philip Longo
School of Criticism and Theory, Cornell University

Brian McGrath
Houghton Library, Harvard University

Benjamin Ogden
Wits Institute for Social & Economic Research,
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Honey (Michelle) Phillips
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Natalie Roxburgh
The Goethe-Institut, Federal Republic of Germany

John D. Thomas
Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School

PROBLEMS IN HISTORICAL INTERPRETATION SEMINAR FELLOWS Fall 2008

Saladin Ahmed
Dissertation: Wonder Books: Reading, Writing, and Publishing Superstition in England
Director: Paula McDowell (now at New York University)

Sean Barry
Dissertation: Romantic Pedantry
Director: William H. Galperin

Brian Garland
Dissertation: Earthrise: The Polymorphous Planetarities of American Extended Form,
Fiction, and Poetry, 1950-1975
Director: John A. McClure

Michael Gavin
Dissertation: A Social History of English Literary Criticism, 1660-1780
Director: Jonathan Brody Kramnick

Carrie Hyde
Dissertation: Styling Citizenship: The Alienated States of Literature, 1820-1868
Director: Michael Warner (now at Yale University)

Jay Kratz
Dissertation: Gentle Reader: Early Modern Christian Texts and the Morality of Subversion
Director: Jacqueline T. Miller

Meghan Lau
Dissertation: The Shape of History: Literary Form and the First World War
Director: Marianne DeKoven

Trinyan Mariano
Dissertation: Discourses of Ordinary Justice
Director: Meredith L. McGill

Colleen R. Rosenfeld
Dissertation: Indecorous Thinking: Style, Form, and Spenserian Poets
Director: Jacqueline T. Miller

Anantha Sudhakar
Dissertation: Emergent Futures: South Asian American Cultural Production and the Politics of Community
Director: David L. Eng (now at the University of Pennsylvania)

Paul Yeoh
Dissertation: Rediscovering the Educational Power of Literature:
Victorian Literature and the Civilizing Process
Director: Kate Flint

 

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