Current Fellows

2016-2018

Elizabeth Fredericks - English

BA Hope College
MA Durham University
PhD Baylor University

Dissertation: "'What Saves Us Is Ceremony': Ritual and Communal Identity in Regional British and Irish Literature"



Patrick Gardner - Theology

BA University of Notre Dame
MTS Duke University Divinity School
PhD University of Notre Dame

Dissertation: “Modern Pentecost: Henri de Lubac on Atheism and the Spiritual Posterity of Joachim of Fiore”



Chelsea Wagenaar - English/Creative Writing

BA University of Virginia
PhD University of North Texas

Dissertation: “'The Other Side of Language': Sound and Silence in Poems of Prayer”



2017-2019

Ashleigh Elser - Religious Studies

BA Prairie College
MA Yale Divinity School
PhD University of Virginia

Dissertation: "Beyond Unity: Reading Hermeneutic Frictions in Biblical Literature"



Daniel Silliman - American Studies

BA Hillsdale College
MA University of Tübingen
PhD University of Heidelberg

Dissertation: “Fictions of Belief: Reading Evangelical Novels in a Secular Age”



Noteworthy News

Call for applications for Summer, 2018 Regional Collaboration in the Visual Arts

Call for applications for Summer, 2018 Regional Conference in the Visual Arts in China. Application Deadline is January 15, 2018.  For more information, click here.


Nominations for the 2018 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in the Performing Arts

The Lilly Fellows Program is now accepting nominations for the Arlin G. Meyer Prize in the Performing Arts.  Deadline is March 1, 2018. For more information, click here.


Announcing the Winner of the 2017 Lilly Fellows Program Book Award

Click Here to see the finalists and winner of the 2017 Lilly Fellows Program Book Award


2017 LFP National Conference

Registration is now closed for the 2017 LFP National Conference, October 27-29, 2017, at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.  For information about the conference, click here.


2017 Workshop for Senior Administrators

Registration is now closed for the annual Workshop for Senior Administrators, October 26-27, 2017, at Loyola Marymount University. For information about the Workshop, click here.


September LFP Update

The Current LFP Update for September, 2017 is now available. Click here.


Lilly Network of Church- Related Colleges and Universities

If you are interested in learning more about membership in the Lilly Network of Church-Related Colleges and Universities, please contact us here.


Follow the Exiles from Eden Blog!

The LFP is now sponsoring a new blog, Exiles from Eden.  Go check it out!