26 April 2017
Dr Edward Holberton has been awarded a British Academy Mid Career Fellowship for his project entitled: Literature and Transatlantic Exchange in the British Atlantic World 1640-1750. The fellowship will support research for the forthcoming monograph, Literature and Transatlantic Exchange in the British Atlantic World 1640-1750, as well as two journal articles, a public lecture, and other public engagement activities. The research investigates transatlantic literary exchanges in the early modern period, with a focus on writers in Britain, and in Anglophone colonies in America and the Caribbean.
Under the supervision of Dr Peter Dent, Dr Charlotte Drew has been awarded a Henry Moore Post-doctoral Research Fellowship, 2017-19 Invention and Industry: The Victorian Renaissance of Ceramic Sculpture. She will explore nineteenth-century British sculpture and sculpture criticism from the perspective of ceramics. Her research considers the critical, artistic and industrial responses to Quattrocento ceramic sculpture in Victorian Britain, including texts by Ruskin, Pater and Symonds and artistic collaborations between Minton, Doulton and sculptors of the period.