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URI Faculty in the Humanities: Recent Books


Ryan Trimm, English, Heritage and the Representation of the Past in Contemporary Britain (Routledge, 2017).

Mare Jenkins Schwartz, History, Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves (The University of Chicago Press, 2017).

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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