Folger Fellowships Research Colloquia Series

Event Details

End: May 30, 2018

Designed to fall during the end of each long-term fellow’s period of residence, the Research Colloquium offers these scholars an opportunity to reflect on their time at the Folger Shakespeare Library, and to share their discoveries, work, and insights. Unless otherwise noted, each talk will take place in the Folger's Board Room (201 East Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003) from 12 PM to 1 PM. 


April 6, 2018 - Surekha Davies (Western Connecticut State University)
Collecting Technology in the Age of Empire: Inventing Europe (Mellon Fellow)


April 13, 2018 - James Bromley (Miami University)
Style, Subjectivity, and Male Sexuality in Early Modern English Drama (Mellon Fellow)


April 20, 2018* - Urvashi Chakravarty (George Mason University)
Fictions of Consent: Slavery, Servitude, and Free Service in Early Modern England (Mellon Fellow)
*In the Folger's Foulke Conference Room, 301 East Captiol St SE, Washington, DC 20003


May 4, 2018 - Nigel Smith (Princeton University)
Polyglot Poetics: Transnational Early Modern Literature (NEH Fellow)


May 18, 2018 - Jessica Wolfe (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Absolute Poet: The Life of George Chapman (O.B. Hardison, Jr. Fellow)


May 25, 2018 - Nicholas Popper (The College of William and Mary)
The Specter of the Archive: Paper and Political Practice in Early Modern Britain (NEH Fellow)


May 30, 2018 - Julianne Werlin (Duke University)
The Bureaucratic Foundations of Renaissance Literature (Mellon Fellow)