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Nicholas G. Howe Grant Recipients


Andrea Armijos Echeverria (Spanish and Portuguese)

Lauren Colwell (English)

Angel Evans (English)

Elise Robbins (English)

Emilela Thomas-Adams (History of Art)

Mengling Wang (East Asian Languages and Literatures)



Andrea Armijos Echeverria, Spanish and Portugese

"Wills, Lawsuits, Numbers, and Strategies: Portraits of the Lives of Indigenous Women from the Real Audiencia de Quito (16th – 17th centuries)"

Lauren Colwell, English

Paper Presentation at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds and Research in the UK

Meaghan Pachay, English

"Queer Temporalities in Early Modern Women Writers’ Material Poetics"

Fabia Weisser, Germanic Languages and Literatures

"Eberhard Ludwig Gruber and His 'truly inspirational' Influence in Early Modern Germany and the New World"

Clint Morrison, English (deferred from 2020)

Consultation of Middle English Manuscripts and Paper Presentation at the 2020 New Chaucer Society Congress

Jordan Schoonover, History (deferred from 2020)

"Destructive Hospitality: The Role of Arthurian Ladies in Hospitality and Treachery," New Chaucer Society Presentation, & Summer Research Trip

Maggie Wilson, History of Art (deferred from 2020)

Travel for Research on Convent Material Culture


Eric Brinkman, Theatre

Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference

Nick Hoffman, English

"The Manicules of John Dygon"

Leyla Khansari, Comparative Studies

"Endangered Christianity: Turkish Infidelity and Jewish Inconstancy in A Christian Turned Turk"

Caroline Koncz, History of Art

Dissertation Research at the National Gallery, DC

Fernando Morato, Spanish and Portuguese

Presentation and Research in Lisbon, Portugal

Clint Morrison, English

"Choreographing Romance"


Tamara Hauser, Dance

"Circulated Culture: Performing German Identity in Sixteenth Century Dance Practices"

Alanna Radlo-Dzur, History of Art

Research in Madrid and Salamanca, "Scrolls of Smoke and Sky: an Analysis of Scent and Sound in Borgia Group Manuscripts” 

Nicholas Hoffman, English

Anchorites/Manuscript Research in the UK

Colleen Kron, Classics

American Academy in Rome Summer Program in Latin Epigraphy

Carman Romano, Classics

Travel to the Biblioteca Guarneriana to study Johannes Spilembergenis' Commentary on Plautus



Erin Gregory, History of Art
"Donatello's Cherubs"

Justin Kuhn, English
"'Instructive Recreations': Playbooks and Political Settlement in the English Republic, 1649-1660"

Rachel Richman, Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
Ladino Summer Skills Seminar

Christian Supiot, Spanish & Portuguese
“'Navegando en demanda de tierra': the sailor and the transoceanic passage in the conflicting representation of Spanish maritime"

Matthew Van Zile, Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
“Jewish Apocalypticism and the Decline of Palestinian Rabbinism in the Early Medieval Period”

Miguel Valerio, Spanish & Portuguese
"Native American Visions of ‘Black Conquistadors’ in Mesoamerican Codices"



Bethany Christiansen, English

Consultation of Five Manuscripts of the Latin Herbarium and Paper Presentation at the 22nd International Conference of Historical Linguistics, Naples

Rebecca Favorito, History

"The Coronation of Henry IV and the Legitimization of Lancastrian Rule: The Lancaster Sword as a Symbol of Conquest"

Jonathan Holmes, English

"Thinking with Type: Rethinking the Stage Machiavel and Shakespeare's Villains"

Rebecca Howard, History of Art

"Movements of the Mind: Beyond the Mimetic Likeness in Early Modern Italy"

Trisha Myers, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

"The Ottoman Genre of Advice Literature: Origins and Evolution, 15th-18th c.”

Jessica Rutherford, Spanish and Portuguese

"The Colonizing Gaze of Jesuit Natural History in Sixteenth-Century Brazil:  Botanical Medicine and the Atlantic World Market"

Elizabeth Sandoval, History of Art

"The Book as Self: A 15th-Century Case Study of Visual Metaphor in Northern European Art"

Kristina Soric, Spanish and Portuguese

"Textual Production and Knowledge Transfer: Interimperial Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World, Early Modern Period to Present"

Miguel Valerio, Spanish and Portuguese

"Black Confraternities in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Iberia:  Precursors of Black Confraternities in Colonial Latin America"


Kristen Adams, History of Art

"The Triumph of Rubens: Framing Meaning in Tapestries, Real and Feigned"

Bethany Christiansen, English

Consultation of MS Bodley 130; Paper Presentation at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds 

Frank McGough, History

"Religion in the Mezzogiorno: Competing Christianities from the Ninth to Eleventh Centuries" 

Victoria Muñoz, English

"Chivalry and National Myth: Spanish Literature in England, 1578-1640

Quinn Radziszewski, Classics

Participation in the Congresso Internazionale di Studi Umanistici, Sassoferrato

Jessica Rutherford, Spanish & Portuguese

"Natural Medicine and Healing Rituals in the Early Modern Atlantic World"


Lisa Iacobellis, History of Art

"'Grant peine et grant diligence':" Visualizing the Author in Late Medieval Manuscripts

Quinn Radziszewski, Classics

PIMS Diploma Programme in Manuscript Studies, Vatican City

Andrew Richmond, English

"Landscapes in Medieval British Romance"


Clare Balombin, French and Italian

"'Foi que doi': Saints in the Roman de Renart"

Javier Berzal, History of Art

"The Spectacle of Space: Visual Experiences in the Early Modern Scenography of Italy"

Claudia A. Cornejo Happel, Spanish and Portuguese

"Cultural Geography in the Colonial Mining Boomtown of Potosi"

Rebecca Mason, Spanish and Portuguese

"Gender Anomaly and the One-Sex Model in Renaissance Spain"


Mira Assaf, English

"Dynastic Marriages, Internationalism, Cultural Exchange, and the Early Stuart Age"

Andrew Blasenak, Theatre

"Early Modern Repertory and Post Modern Performance: Rehearsal Practices of Five Shakespeare Companies"

Whitney Dirks-Schuster, History

"Monstrous Births and the Spread of Knowledge in Early Modern Britain"

Jason Drake, History

International Summer School hosted by the Forschungsstelle fur Vergleichende Ordensgeschichte; "Basic Structures in Religious Life"

Michael Jean, Greek and Latin

"Auctor and Commentator: Tommaso Schifaldo's Commentary on Ovid's Heroides 15"; attending the summer program in manuscript studies and paleography at the American Academy in Rome

Nicholas Johnson, Musicology

"Musica Caelestia: Hermetic Philosophy, Astronomy, and Music at the Court of Rudolf II"

Colleen Kennedy, English

"'Comparisons are Odorous': The Early Modern Olfactory and Literary Imagination'"

Sarah Kernan, History

"Cookery Book Production and Authorship in France and England, 1300-1600"

Alondra Pacheco, Spanish

"Maternity in the Cloister: Motherhood in the Carmelite Convent of San Jose"