Prof. Emily Francomano and team awarded NEH Translations and Scholarly Editions Grant
Emily Francomano is one of a team of fellow scholars working with editor Dr. Albert Rabil awarded an NEH Translation and Scholarly Editions grant of $190,000 for an ambitious translation and editing project. The grant is for 9 Modern English Editions to be published in the Other Voice in Early Modern Europe series. Below is a list of the participants and their projects:
Albert Rabil, Series Editor
Jane Donawerth is Professor of English, University of Maryland and lead editor of the selected letters of Margaret Fell (1614-1702). See below, Rebecca Lush.
Emily Francomano is Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University. Her project is the early Spanish querelle des femmes texts, those of Pere de Torrelas (1450s) who wrote both for and against women and Juan de Flores (1480s) who fictionalized the debate on women.
Katherine Gillespie is Associate Professor of English, Miami University, Oxford, OH. Her projects is the pamphlets of Elizabeth Poole (English, 1622?-1668)
Monica Green is Professor of History, Arizona State University. She is the lead scholar (editor) of Michele Savonarola, A Gynecological-Pediatric Treatise in the Vernacular Tongue Addressed to Ferrarese Women, ca. 1450). The translator is Martin Marafioti, below.
Valeria Hegstrom is Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature, Brigham Young University. She is translating Maria de Ceo, 1658-1753, a Portuguese nun who wrote in both Spanish and Portuguese in a number of genres: biography, letters, plays, poetry. This project may be one volume or two volumes, not yet determined.
Hilary Hinds is Senior Lecturer in English, Lancaster University (UK). She is editing Anna Trapnel, Report and Plea (1650s), an English text (modernized).
Alison K. Lingo is visiting scholar, Dept. of French, University of California, Berkeley. She is editing Louise Bourgeois, Sterility, Fertility, Miscarriage, Childbirth, and Diseases of Women and Newborn Children, 1609). The translator is Stephanie O’Hara (below).
Rebecca Lush is a PhD candidate in English, University of Maryland, degree expected May 2011. She is working with Jane Donawerth (above) on the letters of Margaret Fell.
Martin Marafioti is Associate Professor of Italian, Pace University. He is working with Monica Green, the lead scholar (above) on the gynecological treatises of Michele Savonarola, ca. 1450.
Sharon Diane Nell is Professor of French, Loyola College in Maryland. With Aurora Wolfgang (see below) she is editing and translating Jacques Du Bosc, The Gentlewoman (1632-36) and The Collection of Letters and Responses by Modern Ladies and Gentlewomen (1635).
Stephanie O’Hara is Assistant Professor of French, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, and co-editor with Alison Lingo, above, of Louise Bourgeois’s gynecological treatises.
Aurora Wolfgang is Professor of French, California State University, San Bernardino and coeditor with Sharon Diane Nell (see above) of Jacques Du Bosc.
Valerie Worth-Stylianou is Professor of English, Exeter University (UK). She is translating and editing six medical treatises from Early Modern France.
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