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Polcha receives John Carter Brown Library Fellowship

Doctoral Candidate Elizabeth Polcha has been awarded a Helen Watson Buckner Memorial Fellowship to pursue research at the John Carter Brown Library in Providence, Rhode Island. During her two-month fellowship, Elizabeth will be working on her project, “Joanna, Johanna, Giovanna: the Circulation of John Gabriel Stedman’s Surinam Marriage.” Elizabeth is a fourth-year doctoral student, specializing in eighteenth-century American and Caribbean literature, digital humanities, and feminist theory. Her dissertation, “The Sable Curtain: Redaction and the Exchange of Women in Eighteenth-Century Transatlantic Print Culture,” is advised by Professor Elizabeth Maddock Dillon. Congratulations, Liz!

Published On: March 13, 2017 | Tags: ,,
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