Grants and Publications



Dawson, Mark S., Australian Research Council Discovery Project, Living with Smallpox in Early Modern Britain (c.1580–1780 CE), ($182, 598.00). Read More

McIlvenna, Una, Australian Research Council Future Fellowship, Singing the News: Ballads as News Media in Europe and Australia, 1550-1920, ($980,909.00). Read More

Smith, Rosalind, Australian Research Council Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Grant, (CI5), Time Layered Cultural Map of Australia: Advanced Techniques and Big Data, ($472,543.00). Read More

Smith, Rosalind, The Oxford Research Centre in Humanities (TORCH) Knowledge Exchange Innovation Fund,Reading the Room: Accessing Books in Heritage Spaces, (up to £5,000).


Moret-Miranda, karo. in-gr2ace: intersecting gender, race, religion, (dis)ability, colourism and emotions in Hildegard von Bingan’s Scivias, Gender Institute, Australian National University (AUD$2500); Lead-EMERGӔ, Leadership Emerging from Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Gender in Australia and the EU, Jean Monnet EU–Australia Centre of Excellence (€100.000).

Smith, Rosalind with Kathy Acheson, University of Waterloo, The Future of Research in Early Modern Marginalia, Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Centre, Insight Grant 2022/23, (CA$92,506).




Dale, Emelia. ‘Sanditon Without a Summer.’ Romanticism, 29, no. 2 (2023): 188-198.

Dale, Amelia. ‘Nothing’s More Precious Than a Hole in the Ground.’ Australian Humanities Review, 71 (2023): 53-63.

Hadley Williams, Janet. ‘Anonymity with Intent: “We lordis hes chosin a chiftane mervellus”.’ Studies in Scottish Literature, 48.2 (Fall 2022 [2023]), 16–25. Available at:

Hansen, Claire. Shakespeare and Place-Based Learning, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023)

Hotchin, Julie and Jirki Thibaut, eds. Women and Monastic Reform in the Medieval West, c. 1000 – 1500: Debating Identities, Creating Communities (Martlesham, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2023).

Hotchin, Julie and Jirki Thibaut, “Debating Identities: Women and Monastic Reform in the Medieval West, c. 900-1500,” in Women and Monastic Reform in the Medieval West, c. 1000 – 1500: Debating Identities, Creating Communities, eds Julie Hotchin and Jirki Thibaut (Martlesham, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2023), 1-23.

Hotchin, Julie and Vera Henkelmann, Women as Witnesses: Picturing Gender and Spiritual Identity in a Twelfth-Century Embroidered Fragment from Northern Germany,” in Women and Monastic Reform in the Medieval West, c. 1000 – 1500: Debating Identities, Creating Communities, eds Julie Hotchin and Jirki Thibaut (Martlesham, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2023), 98-131.

Peden, Knox. “Spinoza in Modern French Philosophy,” in Mark Sinclair and Daniel Whistler, The Oxford
Handbook of Modern French Philosophy (Oxford: Oxford University Press) (in press).

Peden, Knox. “Starting from Heidegger, Arriving at Augustine: Selfhood and Christianity in Michel
Foucault’s Late Work,” The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological
Philosophy, Vol. 21 (in press).

Semler, Liam E., Hansen, Claire and Manuel, Jackie, eds. Reimagining Shakespeare Education: Teaching and Learning through Collaboration (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023).

Wellington, Robert and Christina Clarke. “Collaborative Artisanship: Medals at Louis XIV’s Royal Mint,” Journal of Historical Metallurgy, 54.1 (2023), 21-35.


Arthur, Jake. “Anne Lock or Thomas Norton? A response to the re-attribution of the first sonnet sequence in English.” Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal 16, no. 2 (2022).

Bush-Bailey, Gilli, and Kate Flaherty, eds. Touring Performance and Global Exchange 1850-1960: Making Tracks. Routledge Advances in Theatre and Performance (Abingdon, Oxon ; New York: Routledge, 2022).

Clarke, Christina. ”Reanimating the Goldsmith: An Artisanal Reading of the Archive.” Journal 18: A Journal of Eighteenth-Century Art and Culture 14 (Fall 2022).

Clarke, Christina. “The Sun King’s Silver: An Artisan-Centered Study of the Silver Furnishings of Louis XIV,” West 86th: A Journal of Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture 29.2.

Dale, Amelia. “The Quixotic Eighteenth Century.” Literature Compass 19, no. 5 (2022).

Dale, Amelia. “Black Page: Tristram Shandy After Conceptualism.” The Shandean 33 (2022): 101-131.

Dawson, Mark S. “No God but onely nature”: Explaining Astrology’s Decline in Early Modern England’, Parergon 39, no. 1 (2022): 27–54.

Ell, Theodore. Beginning in Sight (Canberra: Recent Work Press, 2022). Winner 2022 Anne Elder Award.

Grant, Katrina. Landscape and the Arts: Theatre, Gardens and Visual Culture (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2022).

Hadley Williams, Janet, editor, Textual and Bibliographical Studies in Older Scots Literature: Selected Essays of Priscilla Bawcutt. (Edinburgh: Boydell and Brewer for The Scottish Text Society, 2022).

Hadley Williams, Janet. ‘ “Introduction: “Restoring the authour’s works to their integrity” ’, in Textual Bibliographical Studies, ed. Janet Hadley Williams, Edinburgh, 2022: 1–7.

Hadley Williams, Janet. ‘Blakeway, Amy, Parliament and Convention in the Personal Rule of James V of Scotland, 1528–1542.’ (London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2022) , xiv, 361. Parergon 39.2 (2022): 152–53.

Hadley Williams, Janet. Invited presentation. ‘Editing Older Scots Texts: Practical Matters’, given to the Postgraduate Older Scots Reading Group, University of Glasgow, 23 November 2022.

McIlvenna, Una. Singing the News of Death: Execution Ballads in Europe 1500-1900, New Cultural History of Music Series (New York: Oxford University Press, 2022).

Parsons, Nicola and Amelia Dale. “Harris’s List of Covent-Garden Ladies (1760–1794): New Copies and New Evidence regarding its History.” The Library: The Transactions of the Bibliographical Society. 23, no. 4 (2022): 458-488.

Peden, Knox. “Knowledge,” in Stefanos Geroulanos, ed. Volume 6: A Cultural History of Ideas in the Modern Age, general editors Sophia Rosenfeld and Peter Struck (London: Bloomsbury, 2022).

Peden, Knox. “Arcana and Ambiguity in Intellectual History,” Modern Intellectual History, 19, no. 4.(2022).

Smith, Rosalind. “Authorship, Attribution, and Voice in Early Modern Women’s Writing,” The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern Women’s Writing in English, 1540-1700, editors Danielle Clarke, Sarah C. E. Ross and Elizabeth Scott-Baumann (Oxford: Oxford Handbooks 2022) (online edn, Oxford Academic, 19 Dec. 2022), 23-38.

Smith, Rosalind, Sarah C E. Ross, Michelle O’Callaghan, Jake Arthur and Mitchell Whitelaw, Early Modern Women’s Complaint Poetry Index.


Betros, Gemma, Review of Scandal in the Parish: Priests and Parishioners Behaving Badly in Eighteenth-Century France, by Karen E. Carter, Eighteenth-Century Studies, 54, no. 2 (2021), 492-94 .

Brown, Joshua. Women’s Literacy in a Late Medieval Religious Community: Organisation and Memorialization at Santa Marta in Milan, 1405-1454. Journal of Religious History (2021).

Cook, Alexander. “History as ideology of History as ‘idéologie: C.F. Colney and the Uses of the Past in Revolutionary France.” Dialogue and Universalism 31, no. 3 (2021): 179-196.

Gustavson, Royston.  “The Montanus & Neuber Catalogue of 1560: Prices, Losses, and a New Polyphonic Music Edition of 1556. Early Printed Music and Material Culture in Central and Western Europe, edited by Andrea Lindmayr-Brandl and Grantley McDonald (London: Routledge, 2021) 247-279.

Hadley Williams, Janet. Review of ‘Emond, Ken. The Minority of James V: Scotland and Europe, 1513–1528.’ (Edinburgh: John Donald, 2019) Parergon 38, no. 1 (2021): 211–213. doi:10.1353/pgn.2021.0028

Hadley Williams, Janet. Review of ‘Schuessler Bond, Melanie. Dressing the Scottish Court, 1543–1553: Clothing in the Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland.’  (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2019). 730.  The Medieval Review 21.08.10.

Hansen, Claire, and Michael Charles Stevens. “Be Still, My Beating Heart: Reading Pulselessness from Shakespeare to the Artificial Heart.” Medical Humanities 47, no. 3 (2021): 344–53.

Hansen, Claire, and Michael Charles Stevens. “‘Teach My Mind’: Approaches and Resources for the Coriolanus Classroom.” In Coriolanus: A Critical Reader, edited by L. E. Semler (New York: The Arden Shakespeare, 2021), 191–216.

Higgins, Ian. “Masonic Rivalries and Literary Politics in the Jacobite Era.” Eighteenth-Century Life 45, no. 2 (2021): 93–100.

McIlvenna, Una. “Children and Their Mothers in Early Modern Ballads about War.” Parergon 38, no. 2 (2021): 43–70.

McIlvenna, Una. “Killing in Secret: State and Popular Perceptions of Infanticide in Early Modern Europe.” in History & Crime: A Transdisciplinary Approach, edited by Thomas J. Kehoe and Jeffrey Pfeifer (Bingley: Emerald, 2021) 15–30.

McIlvenna, Una. “Les complaintes criminelles en Europe.” Translated by Rouba Hassan Pilartz. Criminocorpus. Revue d’Histoire de la justice, des crimes et des peines, no. 17 (February 2, 2021).

McIlvenna, Una, Katherine Ellinghaus, Beth Marsden, Fiona Moore, and Jennifer Spinks. “Object–Based Learning and History Teaching: The Role of Emotion and Empathy in Engaging Students with the Past.” History Australia 18, no. 1 (January 2, 2021): 130–55.

McIlvenna, Una, Siv Gøril Brandtzæg, and Juan Gomis. “Singing the News of Punishment: The Execution Ballad in Europe, 1550–1900.” Quaerendo 51, no. 1–2 (May 7, 2021): 123–59.

Moret-Miranda, karo, ed. Negra y Cubana tenías que ser. (Barcelona: Ediciones Wanafrica, 2021).

Peden, Knox, editor and translator, with Robin Mackay, of Jean Cavaillès, On Logic and the Theory of Science (Falmouth and New York: Urbanomic/Sequence Press, 2021).

Peden, Knox. “Interpreting Plato – The Uses and Abuses of Myth”, a review essay of Tae-Yeoun Kim, Plato and the Mythic Tradition in Political Thought, in Australian Book Review, no. 435, September 2021.

Peden, Knox. “Guide to the Classics: Montesquieu’s Persian Letters at 300 – an Enlightenment story that resonates in a time of culture wars,” in The Conversation, 13 May 2021.

 Salzman, Paul. “The John Emmerson Collection at the State Library Victoria.” The Library 22, no. 2 (2021): 225-30.

Salzman, Paul. “George Parker, Double Ephemeris (1700).” Early Modern Female Book Ownership (blog), May 17, 2021.

Smith, Rosalind, Sarah C. E. Ross, Michelle O’Callaghan, Jake Arthur, and Mitchell Whitelaw. “Early Modern Women’s Complaint Poetry Index.”, August 23, 2021.


Arthur, Jake, and Rosalind Smith. “Women’s Complaint, 1530–1680: Taxonomy, Voice, and the Index in the Digital Age.” Early Modern Women’s Complaint Gender, Form, and Politics, edited by Sarah C. E Ross and Rosalind Smith (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020) 291-312.

Brown, Joshua. “Language history from below: Standardization and Koineization in Renaissance Italy.” Journal of Historical Sociolinguistics 6, no. 1 (2020): 1-28.

Colwell, Tania M. “Friendship and Trust between Medieval Princes: Affective Strategies for Navigating Intercultural Difference across the Mediterranean.” Emotions: History, Culture, Society 4, no. 2 (2020): 348–73.

Colwell, Tania M. Review of Outsiders: The Humanity and Inhumanity of Giants in Medieval French Prose Romance by Sylvia Huot. Parergon 37, no. 1 (2020): 260-61.

Cook, Alexander. “Practices of Reenactment.” The Routledge Handbook of Reenactment Studies: Key Terms in the Field, edited by Vanessa Agnew, Jonathan Lamb, and Juliane Tomann  (London: Routledge, 2020) 187-190.

Cruz, Ailén. “Humans in Bestiaries: The Case of 200 Años de Monstruos y Maravillas Argentinas.” Hispanic Review 88, no. 3 (Summer 2020): 341–57.

Dale, Amelia. “The Quixotic Mother, the Female Author and Mary Charlton’s Rosella.” Studies in the Novel 52, no. 1 (2020): 1-19. https://doi.org10.1353/sdn.2020.0001

Dale, Amelia. “Prophetic Collage: Bella Li’s Lost Lake.” Journal of Foreign Languages and Cultures. 4.2 (2020): 70-79.

Diamond, Christopher. ‘The Strange Afterlife of Vidyāpati Thākura (ca. 1350–1450 CE): Anthological Manuscripts, Linguistic Confusion, and Religious Appropriation’. Manuscript Studies 4, no. 1 (2020).

Flaherty, Kate. “What my students taught me about reading: old books hold new insights for the digital generation.” The Conversation, March 17, 2020.

Gustavson, Royston. “The Early Music Collection of the Bibliotheca aulica Salisburgensis: An Initial Investigation.” Journal of the Alamire Foundation, 12, no. 1 (2020): 11-49.

Gaukroger, Stephen and Knox Peden, French Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020).

Hadley Williams, Janet. “The Elrich Poems: the Supernatural and the Textual.” The Supernatural in Early Modern Scotland, edited by Julian Goodare and Martha McGill (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020) 25-38.

Hadley Williams, Janet. Review of The Figure of Minerva in Medieval Literature by William F. Hodapp. The Medieval Review 20.08.11. 

Hadley Williams, Janet. Review of Emblems in Scotland: Motifs and Meanings, by Michael Bath. Parergon 37, no. 2 (2020): 177­–79. 

Hadley Williams, Janet. Review of The Transmission of Medieval Romance: Metres, Manuscripts and Early Prints, eds Ad Putter and Judith A. Jefferson . Parergon 37, no.2 (2020): 244­­–46. 

Hotchin, Julie. Review of Medieval Clothing and Textiles, edited by Monica L. Wright, Robin Netherton, and Gale R. Owen-Crocker. Parergon 37, no. 2 (2020): 256–58.

Hotchin, Julie, and Claire Walker, eds., “Religious Devotion, Gender and the Body in Europe, 1100–1800.” Special issue, Journal of Religious History 44, no. 4 (2020).

McIlvenna, Una. “Law-Breaking, Punishment and the City: Execution Ballads in the Urban Environment Spaces of the Law in Premodern Europe.” Law&history 7, no. 2 (2020): 28–66.

Moret-Miranda, karo. “Epilogue,” in Els condemnats de la terra. Frantz Fanon, translated by Maria LLopis Freixas, 237-243. Manresa: Tigre de Papel; Sant Cugat del Vallès: Pol·len Ediciones, 2020.

Moret-Miranda, karo. ed., ¿Es fácil ser hombre y difícil ser negro? (Barcelona: Ediciones Wanafrica, 2020).

Peden, Knox. “Sin and Sensibility: A Response to Genevieve Lloyd’s Reconsideration of Spinoza’s
Rationalism,” Australian Philosophical Review, 4, No. 3.(2020)

Peden, Knox. “Philosophy in Troublous Times,” a review essay on Martin Hägglund, This Life: Why Mortality Makes Us Free, in The Sydney Review of Books, 26 May 2020

Rayner, Emma. “Monumental Female Melancholy in John Webster and Hester Pulter.” SEL Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 60, no. 1 (2020): 67-89. doi:10.1353/sel.2020.0003

Ross, Sarah C. E. “Hester Pulter’s Devotional Complaints: ‘Then will I hallelujahs ever sing’.” Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies 20, no. 2 (2020): 99-119. 

Ross, Sarah C. E. “Complaint’s Echoes.” In Early Modern Women and Complaint: Gender, Form, and Politics, edited by Sarah C. E. Ross and Rosalind Smith,  (Cham: Palgrave, 2020) 183-202. 

Ross, Sarah C. E., and Rosalind Smith, eds., Early Modern Women’s Complaint Gender, Form, and Politics (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020).

Ross, Sarah C. E., and Rosalind Smith. “Beyond Ovid: Early Modern Women’s Complaint.” Early Modern Women’s Complaint Gender, Form, and Politics, eds., Sarah C. E Ross and Rosalind Smith (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020), 1-26.

Smith, Rosalind. “Fictions of Production: Misattribution, Prosopopoeia, and the Early Modern Woman Writer.” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 50, no. 1 (2020): 33-52.

Wellington, Robert. “American Versailles: From the Gilded Age to Generation Wealth.” In The Versailles Effect: Objects, Lives, and Afterlives of the Domaine, edited by Mark Ledbury and Robert Wellington, 237–58. New York: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020.

Wellington, Robert, and Mark Ledbury. “Enduring Versailles.” In The Versailles Effect: Objects, Lives, and Afterlives of the Domaine, eds., Mark Ledbury and Robert Wellington (New York: Bloomsbury Visual Arts) 2020.

Wellington, Robert. Metadata, Material Culture, and Global Art History,  ed. Kathryn Brown, (Abingdon: Routledge, 2020), 326-337.