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2019 RSA, Diversity, WAPACC, and Kress Travel Grant Recipients

This list includes all RSA members who received a travel grant to present a paper at our 2019 Annual Meeting in Toronto. Funding for these grants is provided by The Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Women Art Patrons and Collectors Conference (WAPACC), and by member donations to the General Fund of the RSA.

2019 Kress Travel Grant Recipients

Ilaria Andreoli | Pietro Andrea Mattioli's Discorsi on Dioscorides: The Publishing Strategies behind a Renaissance Bestseller (abstract)

Rebecca Arnheim | Pastel Faces: Leonardo da Vinci and the French Effect (abstract)

Stephanie Azzarello | The Florentine Santa Maria degli Angeli Choir Book Models for Early Venetian Perspective on Parchment (abstract)

Saida Bondini | Constructing Mobility: Networks of Architectural Patronage in Late Fifteenth- and Early Sixteenth-Century Bologna (abstract)

Marcello Calogero | Early Modern Multiples: New Findings on Charles V's Portraits in Italy (abstract)

Thomas DePasquale | Hiddenness and Obscurity as Aesthetic Values in Bartolomeo Maranta's Discorso on Titian's San Domenico Annunciation (abstract)

Lily Filson | Francesco I de' Medici's Villa Pratolino: Water and Its Workers in a Late-Renaissance Ruler's Microcosmos (abstract)

Serena Franzon | Precious Gifts to God: Jewelry Donations to Venetian Shrines of the Stato da Terra (abstract)

Corinna Gannon | A Bell Made of Seven Metals: A Material Condensation of Rudolfine Art and Alchemy (abstract)

Olga Hajduk | The Italian Artistic Community in Renaissance Poland: Friends, Partners, and Entrepreneurs (abstract)

Natalia Keller | The Codice Bonola at the MNBA in Santiago de Chile: History, Purpose, and Ambitions (abstract)

Fabien Lacouture | The Young John the Baptist at the Palazzo Vecchio: An Exempla Virtutis (abstract)

Anne-Sophie Laruelle | Reassessing the Pope's Tapestries: The Significance of Hercules for Leo X (abstract)

Mercedes Llorente | The Portrayal of the Growing of Children: Infanta Margarita and Her Mother Mariana (abstract)

Alexandra Marraccini | Motile Stones: Pearls, Bezoars, and Other Accretions in Early Modern English Collections (abstract)

Francesca Mavilla | Chiappino Vitelli as Cultural Diplomat between the Spanish and Florentine Courts (abstract)

Katherine Reinhart | Planning Ahead? How Merchants Perceived, Described, and Planned the Future in the Sixteenth-Century Low Countries (abstract)

Emanuela Vai | Sensorial Experiences at the Confraternity of the Misericordia Maggiore in Early Modern Bergamo (abstract)

Soetkin Vanhauwaert | The St John's Head on a Platter as Symbol of the Eucharist (abstract)

Gavin Wiens | Visual Error, Impossible Spaces, and the Autonomy of Sienese Painting (abstract)

Sabina Zonno | Two Women and One Book: The Psalter in the Seminary Library in Padua (MS 353) (abstract)

2019 RSA Diversity Grant Recipients

Alexandria Brown-Hedjazi | Representations of the Safavid Embassy to Rome: Translations in Print, Fresco, and Marble (abstract)

Elizabeth Cruz Petersen | Roundtable: Gender on the (Transnational) Early Modern Stage, Then and Now: A Performance as Research Approach (abstract)

Deborah Forteza | "Virtue...Can Win the Love of Enemies": Cervantes' La española inglesa and the English Reformation Wars (abstract)

Sharonah Fredrick | Colonial Cities and Seasons: Disease and Geography in Early Modern Mexico City and Imperial Lima (abstract)

Luis Gordo Pelaez | Defining Space: Walls and Cities in the Early Modern World (abstract)

Paola Andrea Guerrero Mosquera | Black Religious Practices in Cartagena de Indias in the Seventeenth Century (abstract)

Sophia McCabe | Production of Knowledge through the Techne of Hans Rottenhammer's Copper Paintings (abstract)

Alex Mizumoto-Gitter | On the Cusp of Adulthood: Pope Alexander VI, His Son, and Presentation as Family Strategy (abstract)

Elizabeth Tavares | Cham's Beard and Tartar's Bow: Mongolia in the Elizabethan Repertory (abstract)

2019 Women Art Patrons and Collectors Conference (WAPACC) Grant Winner

Allison Caplan | Invisible Knowledge: The Expertise of Central Mexican Nahua Gold-Casters (abstract)

2019 RSA Travel Grant Recipients

Alessandro Abbate | Between Assistance and Devotion: The Late Medieval and Early Modern Confraternities of Messina (abstract)

Nina Adamova | "Active reading" in Reformation England: The Nuremberg Chronicle and its Lancashire Reader (abstract)

Rebecca Carnevali | Red Tape in Print: Printing, Bureaucracy, and the Public Sphere in Bologna, 1570s–1630s (abstract)

Mark Chambers | Riding the Bounds of REED: Assessing the Evidence from Pre-Reformation Durham (abstract)

Danielle Charette | Cicero and Machiavelli in Hume's Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (abstract)

Rachel Chung | "Art Thou a Man?": The Performance of Gender in Phyllida Lloyd's All-Woman Shakespeare (abstract)

Thomas Collins | Re-orienting Otherness: Islam's Schismatic Divide in English Writing and Drama, 1575–1625 (abstract)

Raffaele Danna | The Spread of Hindu-Arabic Numerals in the Tradition of European Practical Mathematics, a Socio-Economic Perspective (abstract)

Bram De Ridder | Negotiating Territory and Religion in the Burgundian-Habsburg Low Countries (abstract)

Jenna Dreier | From Apprentice to Master: Playing Shakespeare's Women in Prison (abstract)

Kate Driscoll | "Ecco Tarquinia viene, Amor s'appressa": Tarquinia Molza across Tasso's Rime and Dialoghi (abstract)

Rebecca Fall | Making Midsummer for the People: Audience, Access, and the Politics of Engagement (abstract)

Angela Fiore | Digitizing the Soundscape: A New Catalogue of the Este Musical Sources (abstract)

Giovanni Florio | Honoring the "Republican Prince": The Embassy of Obedience to the Doge in Early Modern Venice (abstract)

Giacomo Giudici | Political and Social Practices of Document Making in the Chancery of the Sforza (1450–1499) (abstract)

Jan Hillgaertner | Communicating Policy: Agents and Diplomatic Networks in the Press of Seventeenth-Century Germany (abstract)

Rhema Hokama | "Loves due Rites": Milton, Joseph Hall, and the Protestant Poetics of Paradise Lost (abstract)

Samantha Hughes-Johnson | A Nexus of Relationships: The Procurators of the Ashamed Poor of Florence in 1466 (abstract)

Paul Hulsenboom | "The corn shed of the world": The Evolution of a Seventeenth-Century Dutch Image of Poland-Lithuania (abstract)

Louisa Hunter-Bradley | The Officina Plantiniana: Production, Sales, and Distribution of De la Hèle's Octo Missae (abstract)

Sarah Johanesen | "That Silken Priest": Catholic Disguise and Anti-Popery on the English Mission (1559–1640) (abstract)

Micha Lazarus | Melanchthon and the Tragic Reformation (abstract)

Romola Nuttall | The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: James Roberts, Nicholas Ling, and Early Hamlet Quartos (abstract)

Agata Paluch | Inscribing Hands: Organising Practical Knowledge in Early Modern Kabbalistic Manuscripts (abstract)

Megan Piorko | Unique Copies: Print Anomalies in Alchemical Books in the Othmer Collection (abstract)

Jessica G. Purdy | Parish Libraries and Their Readers: The Gorton Chest Library, Manchester (abstract)

Namratha Rao | Fearful Symmetry in Spenser's Muiopotmos (abstract)

Daniel Rogers | Musical Creative Frameworks in the Late Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries (abstract)

Cristina Setti | Itinerant Bureaucracy in the Venetian Stato Da Mar (16th–17th Centuries) (abstract)

Nailya Shamgunova | Queering Early Modern Orientalisms (abstract)

Elaine Tierney | Meetings and the Performance of Organisation: Designing Celebrations in London and Paris, 1660–1715 (abstract)

Valentina Tomassetti | The Sex of Shame: Constructing a Gendered Emotion in Renaissance Venice (abstract)

Helena Wangefelt Ström | Fleeing with Sword in Hand: Lutheran Clergy as Unwanted Reformers in 17th-century Sweden (abstract)

Giulia Zanon | Confraternities, Cittadini, and Social Strategies in Early Modern Venice (abstract)

Luca Zenobi | Bureaucracy on the Move: The European Activities of Milanese Agents (ca. 1450–1535) (abstract)

Enrico Zucchi | Staging Republican Virtues: Ansaldo Cebà's Tragedies (1623) and the Celebration of Genoa's Constitution (abstract)

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