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2018 RSA/Kress Travel Grant Recipients

This list includes all RSA members who received a travel grant to present a paper at our 2018 Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Funding for these grants is provided by The Samuel H. Kress Foundation and by member donations to the General Fund of the RSA. The paper titles listed below function as links to our online conference program.

2018 Kress Travel Grant Recipients
Paper Title
Vanessa Alvarez Portugal
Hermeticism and Alchemy in the New World: A Possible Jesuit Millenarism in New Spain
Selena Anders
Before the Palazzo: Residential Architecture and Urban Design in Medieval Rome
Fumika Araki
Cardinal Oliviero's Utilization of the Iconography of the Confraternity of the Annunciation in Late-Quattrocento Rome
Maria-Anna Aristova
Between Marble and Paper: Cultivating Monstrous Form in Seventeenth-Century Naples
Louis-Gabriel Bonicoli
Ravishing Wolves: Visual and Verbal Satire in Early Renaissance France
Anastazja Aviva Buttitta
A Taste for the Exotic: The Moretto Veneziano in the Early Modern Period
Cloe Cavero de Carondelet Fiscowich
The Politics of Childhood Sanctity in Early Modern Spain
Nele de Raedt
Putting Up a Pose: The Prince's Magnificent Palace in Fifteenth-Century Italy
Amelie Ferrigno
Visual and Literary Representations of America in Sixteenth-Century Italian Editions
Stefania Girometti
From Maubeuge to Bologna, One Way: The Adaptation of Flemish Painter Michele Desubleo to New Artistic Networks across Italy
Tomasz Grusiecki
Ottomanisation as Europeanisation: Polish-Lithuanian Costume and the Search for a Classical Past
Berthold Hub
Filarete's Theory and Practice of the "Architect" in Mid-Fifteenth-Century Milan
Bernd U. Kulawik
Joining Architectural Theory and Practice in the First Interdisciplinary Research Project (Accademia Romana, 1537–55)
Marsha Libina
The Artist as Visionary and the Legend of St. Luke Painting the Virgin
Marie Louise Lillywhite
Palma il Giovane's Popularity
Giuliana Mosca
Pietro Barbo e il palazzo di San Marco a Roma, tra tradizione e modernità
Elisabeth Narkin
The Play Element of Architecture: Games and Social Space in the French Château
Ivo Raband
Collecting, Displaying, Using: The Inventory of Archduke Ernest of Austria, Brussels, 17 July 1595
Adam Sammut
Caravaggio's Madonna of the Rosary as a Sacred Commodity
Laura Cristina Stefanescu
The Pagan Sound of Heaven: Heterodox Musical Depictions in Italian Renaissance Art
Filomena Viceconte
Neapolitan Relics and Reliquaries in Viceroys' Collections



2018 RSA Travel Grant Recipients
Paper Title
Pablo Abascal Sherwell Raull
Conflicting Jesuit Identities: Between Rome and Spanish Royal Patronage
Justin Begley
Margaret Cavendish's Vital Matter in a Medical Context
Marina Bezzi
Global History and Geography of Richard Hakluyt and La Popelinère (1580–1600)
Belén Bistué
Collaborative Translation as a Conceptual Model for Authorship in Renaissance Multilingual Translations of Aesop's Fables
Luisa Brotto
Giordano Bruno and the Art of Dialogue
Désirée Cappa
The Role of Information in the Shaping of Power: Letter-Writing and Informers in Ducal Florence
Janie Cole
Musical Culture in Early Modern Ethiopia
Pauline Dorio
When Misrepresentation Sends a Poet to Prison: Henri Baude's Plea against "Bad Readers"
Irene Galandra Cooper
Possessing Devotion and Preventing Death: Margherita of Austria and Her Religious Materiality
Jimena Gamba
Luther in the Mouths of the People: Popular Representations of Lutheranism in Sixteenth-Century Spain
Giada Guassardo
The Influence of Boiardo on Ludovico Ariosto's Italian Lyrics
Brenda M. Hosington
Richard Verstegan, Translation, and Print: Visualising a Recusant Network
Sophie Jama
L'humanisme marrane de Michel de Montaigne
Deni Kasa
"All the Lord's people are become Prophets": Prophecy and Reason in Milton's Paradise Regained
Paul Joseph Lennon
The Threat of Contentment: Boscán's "Respuesta a Don Diego de Mendoça"
Christa Lundberg
Bovelles' Notion of Angelic Intellect in De inellectu
Martina Mampieri
Melchiorre Palontrotti and the First Giudiata against the Jews of Rome (1647–48)
Salvatore Marino
Adoption and Fosterage Practices in Mediterranean Space (15th–16th Centuries)
Ascension Mazuela-Anguita
Women in Conventual Spaces and the Music Networks of Early Modern Barcelona
Onyeka Nubia
Black Renaissance: Challenging the Myopia of a Eurocentric Centrality
Anna-Luna Post
The Masks of Famous Men: Controversial Comparisons
Giovanni Pozzetti
The Good, the Bad, and the Wormy: The Reputation of Cheese in Renaissance Medicine and Cuisine
Juan Camilo Rojas
Ars memoriae and Painting in Juan de Castellanos's House (Seventeenth Century, Tunja Colombia)
Paolo Rossini
From interminatum to infinitum: Cusanus, Bruno, and the Concept of Limit
Ray Schrire
Paying Attention in the Grammar School Classroom
Marco Volpato
Prophetism and Messianism in the Sixteenth-Century Spanish Empire
Wouter Wagemakers
"Rebellious subjects, enemies to peace": Factional Violence in Sixteenth-Century Verona
Roisin Watson
Grottoes, Shells, and Contemplative Experience in Early Modern Germany
Giulia Zanon
Confraternities, Cittadini, and the Cult of San Francesco di Paola in Early Modern Venice
Enrico Zucchi
Imitating Greek Tragedies: Theoretical Justification of the Melodrama in Early Modern Italy
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