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URI Faculty in the Humanities: Recent Books We’ve Helped Sponsor


Jessica Frazier, Gender and Women’s Studies, Women’s Antiwar Diplomacy during the Viet Nam War Era (University of North Carolina Press, 2017). 2016-2017 Subvention Grant

Joelle Rollo-Koster, Death in Medieval Europe: Death Scripted and Death Choreographed (Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2017). 2015-2016 Subvention Grant


Mary Cappello, English Life Breaks In: A Mood Almanack. (University of Chicago Press, 2016). 2015-2016 Subvention Grant


Erik Loomis, History, Empire of Timber: Labor Unions and the Pacific Northwest Forests (Cambridge University Press, 2016). 2013-14 Faculty Research Grant

Leslie Kealhofer-Kemp, French, Muslim Women in French Cinema: Voices of Maghrebi Migrants in France (Liverpool University Press, 2016). 2014-2015 Subvention Grant

Carolyn Betensky, English, The Mysteries of Paris (Penguin, 2015). 2011-2012 Sabbatical Fellowship

Joëlle Rollo-Koster, History, Avignon and Its Papacy, 1309-1417 (Rowman and Littlefield, 2015). 2011-2012  Faculty Research Grant

Zahra Meghani, Philosophy, Women Migrant Workers: Ethical, Political and Legal Problems (Routledge, 2015) 2011-2012 Faculty Subvention Grant

Naomi Mandel, English, Disappear Here: Violence After Generation X (University of Ohio Press, 2015) 2014-2015 Faculty Subvention Grant, 2013-2014 Faculty Subvention Grant

Kim Hensley Owens, Writing and Rhetoric, Writing Childbirth: Women’s Rhetorical Agency in Labor and Online (Southern Illinois University Press, 2015) 2014-2015 Faculty Subvention Grant 

Mary B. Hollinshead, History, Shaping Ceremony: Monumental Steps and Greek Architecture (University of Wisconsin Press 2015). 2012-2013 Faculty Subvention Grant


Nancy Caronia, Writing and Rhetoric, Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo (Fordham University Press, 2014) 2013-2014 Faculty Subvention Grant

Sarah Eron, English,  Inspiration in the Age of Enlightenment  (University of Delaware Press, 2014) 2013-2014 Faculty Subvention Grant


David Faflik, English, Boarding Out: Inhabiting the American Urban Literary Imagination, 1840-1860 (Northwestern University Press, 2012) 2011-2012 Faculty Subvention Grant


Mary Cappello, Creative Writing, Swallow (The New Press, 2011). 2008-2009 Faculty Research Research Grant


Carolyn Betensky, English, Feeling for the Poor: Bourgeois Compassion, Social Action, and the Victorian Novel (University of Virginia Press, 2010) 2010-2011 Faculty Subvention Grant

Pamela Warner, Art and Art History, Interior Portraiture and Masculine Identity in France, 1789–1914 (Ashgate 2010) 2009-2010 Faculty Research Grant

David Glitz, Classical Languages and Literature, The Lost Minyan (The University of New Mexico Press 2010) 2006-2007 Faculty Sabbatical Fellowship


Galen Johnson, Philosophy, The Retrieval of the Beautiful, (Northwestern University Press, 2009) 2008-2009 Subvention Grant

Karen Stein, English and Women’s Studies, Reading, Learning, Teaching Toni Morrison (Peter Lang 2009) 2008-2009 Faculty Sabbatical Fellowship



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