Theater and Judgment in Early Modern England: A Four-Year SNSF Project

I've received a grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) to direct a four-year collaborative project entitled "Theater and Judgment in Early Modern England." Below is a brief description. I'm excited to get started on this work. Ever since Aristotle, the faculty of judgment has been deemed an essential component of what makes humans human. Other living entities can feel, perceive, and physically react to sensory information, but only humans can break this information into discrete units, assess their implications, and then form an idea or will an action in response to that information. This latter process is judgment, and it is central to some of the most foundational elements

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Distinguished International Visiting Fellow, Australian Research Council’s Center for the History of Emotions, 2017

 

Short-Term Fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library, 2011

 

Pforzheimer Fellowship in Renaissance Studies at the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin, 2009      

 

Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library, 2007        

 

FQRSC Collaborative Research Grant for the McGill Shakespeare and Performance Research Team, 2007-10

 

Francis Bacon Foundation Fellowship at the Huntington Library, 2006

 

Short-Term Fellowship at the Folger Shakespeare Library, 2005

 

Richard H. Tomlinson Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2005-07, McGill University

 

Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarship, 2001-05

 

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Kesterson Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching, 2012


Professor of the Year Award, 2012

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