MLA Members Receive 2020 Guggenheim Fellowships

Congratulations to the seven MLA members among the winners of the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships announced in April 2020. The projects recognized include storytelling in a transmedia era, the history and theory of “sexual aim,” and the making and use over centuries of early modern fiction.


Guillermina De Ferrari, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Field of study: European and Latin American Literature

Kate Flint, University of Southern California
Field of study: Fine Arts Research

Patrick Jagoda, University of Chicago
Field of study: Film, Video, and New Media Studies

Benjamin Kahan, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Field of study: Literary Criticism

Bernadette Meyler, Stanford University
Field of study: Constitutional Studies

Lawrence Rosenwald, Wellesley College
Field of study: Literary Criticism

Helen Solterer, Duke University
Field of study: Medieval and Renaissance Literature