Recent and Forthcoming Publications

Our academic community work on a range of topics and projects. Below you will find links to some of our recent and forthcoming publications. You can find more information about the individual scholarly interests of each author here.


Olivia Bloechl, Opera and the Political Imaginary in Old Regime France (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2017)

James K. Coleman, Luigi Pulci in Renaissance Florence and Beyond: New Perspectives on his Poetry and Influence, co-ed. and introd. with Andrea Moudarres (Turnhout: Brepols, 2018)

Niklas Frykman, The Bloody Flag: Mutiny in the Age of Atlantic Revolution (California University Press, 2020)

Chloé Hogg, Absolutist Attachments: Emotion, Media, and Absolutism in Seventeenth-Century France (Evenston: Northwestern University Press, 2019)

Holger Hoock, Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth (New York: Crown/Penguin Random House, 2017)

John Lyon and Brian Tucker (eds), Colloquia Germanica (Vol. 52.1-2, 2020), Special Double-Issue: “Theodor Fontane at 200”. 

Ryan McDermott, Tropologies: Ethics and Invention in England, c. 1350-1600 (University of Notre Dame Press, 2016)

Christopher J. Nygren, Titian's Icons: Tradition, Charisma, and Devotion in Renaissance Italy (Penn State University Press, 2020)

James Pickett, Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia (Cornell University Press, 2020)

Marcus Rediker, Titas Chakraborty, and Matthias von Rossum, eds., A Global History of Runaways: Workers, Mobility and Capitalism, 1650-1850 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019) 

Pernille Røge, Economistes and the Reinvention of Empire: France in the Americas and Africa, c. 1750-1802 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019)

Todd Reeser and David LaGuardia, eds., Théories de la littérature à la Renaissance (Garnier. In Press)

Francesca Savoia, A forgotten letter to Mrs. Thrale: revisiting a chapter of Baretti’s career,”, Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, 96:1 (spring 2020): 60–76. 

Adam Shear, Footprintsco-compiled with Michelle Chesner, Marjorie Lehmann, and Josh Teplitsky,launch of a long-term digital humanities project that focuses on the circulation of Hebraica and Judaica in early modern Europe and the Middle East.

John P. Walsh, Migration and Refuge: An Eco-Archive of Haitian Literature, 1982-2017 (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2019)

Molly Warsh, American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018)