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Meet Karin Amundsen

· September 26th, 2019 · 1 Comment

Karin Amundsen is the 2019-2021 OI-NEH Postdoctoral Fellow. I am a historian of early modern Britain and the Atlantic World focusing on the influence of alchemy and metallurgy in the development of English colonization. I completed my Ph.D. at the University of Southern California with support from the Institute of Historical Research, the USC-Huntington Early… Read More »

County Plats: Evidence of a 17th-Century Virginian Cartographic Culture

· August 30th, 2019 · 2 Comments

by Nathan Braccio Today’s post is courtesy of Nathan Braccio, an Omohundro Institute–Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation fellow. Nathan spent a month in Williamsburg at the OI and Jamestown this summer. During my month in Williamsburg I conducted research for my dissertation, “Parallel Landscapes: Algonquian and English Spatial Epistemologies 1500-1700.” While the bulk of my research focuses… Read More »

Meet Vineeta Singh, OI-W&M Lemon Project Postdoctoral Fellow

· August 15th, 2018 · No Comments

Vineeta Singh began a two-year term at the Omohundro Institute on July 1, 2018, as the OI-W&M Lemon Project Postdoctoral Fellow. The fellowship was created to study the history of institutions and economies of oppression with a preference for higher education and slavery in connection with the Lemon Project: A Journey of Reconciliation at William & Mary.… Read More »

Meet Laurel Daen, OI-NEH Postdoctoral Fellow

· August 9th, 2018 · No Comments

Laurel Daen started her two-year term at the Omohundro Institute on July 1, 2018, as the OI-NEH Postdoctoral Fellow. You can read more about the fellowship, including how to apply, on our website. by Laurel Daen Hello! I started last month as the 2018-20 OI-NEH Postdoctoral Fellow. I’m happy to be here! I’m actually not… Read More »

Meet the 2018 Scholars’ Workshop

· July 25th, 2018 · No Comments

The 2018 Scholars’ Workshop convened at the Omohundro Institute on July 2. Each summer up to eight untenured scholars gather for two weeks to work both as a group and individually with OI editors and staff on either a manuscript chapter or a journal article in progress. The weeks include seminar-style meetings on conceptual development,… Read More »

Digital Paxton expands

· July 10th, 2018 · No Comments

The following is a report from William Fenton (Fordham University), recipient of an Omohundro Institute Digital Collections Fellowship and founder of Digital Paxton, a digital archive of more than 1,650 open-source images related to the 1764 Paxton pamphlet war. The Digital Collections fellowship program is funded by the Lapidus Initiative. by William Fenton When I set… Read More »

Welcome Carolyn Arena, new OI-NEH Fellow

· July 19th, 2017 · No Comments

Carolyn Arena is a historian of the Atlantic World, focusing on histories of native peoples in the Americas and slavery. Dr. Arena is the 2017-2019 National Endowment of the Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow at the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture. Prior to joining the Omohundro Institute, she completed her PhD at Columbia University… Read More »