2018–19 Books by Fellows

These books were published or added to the Robert S. and Margaret F. Goheen Collection at the Center in 2018–19.


  • Attridge, Derek

    Birkelund Fellow, 2014–15

    The Experience of Poetry: From Homer’s Listeners to Shakespeare’s Readers. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.


  • Blank, Paula

    National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, 2012–13

    Shakesplish: How We Read Shakespeare’s Language. Square One. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018.


  • Bull, Marcus

    Archie K. Davis Fellow, 2014–15

    Eyewitness and Crusade Narrative: Perception and Narration in Accounts of the Second, Third and Fourth Crusades. Rochester, NY: Boydell Press, 2018.


  • Gough, Melinda J.

    National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, 2001–02

    Dancing Queen: Marie de Médicis’ Ballets at the Court of Henri IV. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019.


  • Hacohen, Malachi Haim

    Burkhardt Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, 2003–04

    Jacob & Esau: Jewish European History Between Nation and Empire. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2019.


  • Hevia, James L.

    GlaxoSmithKline Fellow, 2015–16

    Animal Labor and Colonial Warfare. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2018.


  • Horky, Phillip Sidney, ed.

    Rockefeller Foundation Fellow, 2016–17

    Cosmos in the Ancient World. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2019.


  • Jaffe, Richard M.

    Lilly Fellow in Religion and the Humanities, 2004–05

    Seeking Śākyamuni: South Asia in the Formation of Modern Japanese Buddhism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019.


  • Johnson, David K.

    National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, 2014–15

    Buying Gay: How Physique Entrepreneurs Sparked a Movement. Columbia Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019.


  • Kahan, Benjamin

    Delta Delta Delta Fellow, 2016–17

    The Book of Minor Perverts: Sexology, Etiology, and the Emergences of Sexuality. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2019.


  • Kim, Hwansoo Ilmee

    Duke Endowment Fellow, 2014–15

    The Korean Buddhist Empire: A Transnational History (1910-1945). Harvard East Asian Monograph, 416. Cambridge, MA: Published by the Harvard University Asia Center, 2018.


  • La Serna, Miguel

    John E. Sawyer Fellow, 2016–17

    The Shining Path: Love, Madness, and Revolution in the Andes. By Miguel La Serna and Orin Starn (Duke Endowment Fellow, 2001–02). New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2019.


  • Lasso, Marixa

    Donnelley Family Fellow, 2013–14

    Erased: The Untold Story of the Panama Canal. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019.


  • Lieber, Laura Suzanne

    Duke Endowment Fellow, 2015–16

    Jewish Aramaic Poetry from Late Antiquity: Translations and Commentaries. Études Sur Le Judaïsme Médiéval. Leiden: Brill, 2018.


  • Love, Jeff

    John E. Sawyer Fellow, 2014–15

    The Black Circle: A Life of Alexandre Kojève. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.


  • Maertz, Gregory

    National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, 2008–09

    Nostalgia for the Future: Modernism and Heterogeneity in the Visual Arts of Nazi Germany. Stuttgart, Germany: Ibidem Press, 2019.


  • Newman, William R.

    Birkelund Fellow, 2014–15

    Newton the Alchemist: Science, Enigma, and the Quest for Nature’s “Secret Fire.” Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018.


  • Ng, Su Fang

    Delta Delta Delta Fellow, 2007–08

    Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia: Peripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.


  • O’Neill, Morna

    Benjamin N. Duke Fellow, 2012–13

    Hugh Lane: The Art Market and the Art Museum, 1893-1915. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2018.


  • Otto, Elizabeth, ed.

    Frank H. Kenan Fellow, 2017–18

    Art and Resistance in Germany. Edited by Elizabeth Otto and Deborah Ascher. Visual Cultures and German Contexts. New York: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019.


  • Otto, Elizabeth, ed.

    Frank H. Kenan Fellow, 2017–18

    Bauhaus Bodies: Gender, Sexuality, and Body Culture in Modernism’s Legendary Art School. Edited by Elizabeth Otto and Patrick Rössler. Visual Cultures and German Contexts. New York: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019.


  • Otto, Elizabeth

    Frank H. Kenan Fellow, 2017–18

    Haunted Bauhaus: Occult Spirituality, Gender Fluidity, Queer Identities, and Radical Politics. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2019.


  • Passannante, Gerard

    Delta Delta Delta Fellow, 2010–11

    Catastrophizing: Materialism and the Making of Disaster. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2019.


  • Richards, Eliza

    Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Fellow, 2010–11

    Battle Lines: Poetry and Mass Media in the U.S. Civil War. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019.


  • Ringrose, David

    William C. and Ida Friday Fellow, 2003–04

    Europeans Abroad, 1450-1750. Exploring World History. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.


  • Robertson, Cara

    NHC Fellow, 2004–06

    The Trial of Lizzie Borden: A True Story. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2019.


  • Stewart, Jeffrey C.

    National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, 1990–91

    The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2018.


  • Wilkinson, John

    Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Fellow, 2007–08

    Lyric in Its Times: Temporalities in Verse, Breath, and Stone. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.


  • Wolf, Margery

    Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Fellow, 1994–95

    Coyote’s Land: A Novel Ethnography. Indianapolis, IN: Dog Ear Publishing, 2018.