curriculum vitae at Donna Bilak Academia.edu
“The Making and Knowing Project: Reflections, Methods, and New Directions.” Co-authored with Pamela H. Smith, Joel Klein, and Jenny Boulboullé
West 86th: A Journal of Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture, Vol. 23, No.1 (Spring-Summer 2016): 35-55.
“Alchemy and the End Times: Revelations from the Laboratory and Library of John Allin, Puritan Alchemist (1623-1683).” In Ambix: The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry, Vol.60, No.4 (November 2013): 390-414. Special Issue, “Alchemy and Religion in Christian Europe.” Guest Editor: Tara Nummedal.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography entry for “John Allin (1623-1683).”
“Decoding Bronzino’s Portrait of Eleonora di Toledo (c.1539): An Iconography of Jewels and Dress.”
Agnolo Bronzino: The Muse of Florence, ed. Liana De Girolami Cheney (Washington, DC: New Academia Publishing, 2014), pp. 371-392.
(Chapter) “Laboratories and Technology.”
“A Cultural History of Chemistry in the Early Modern Age” (Vol.3) Editor: Bruce T. Moran, in A Cultural History of Chemistry. General Editors: Peter Morris and Alan Rocke. Publisher: Bloomsbury, London. Completion: 2018
(Article) “Chymistry in Connecticut: Gershom Bulkeley’s Laboratory Notebook, 1702-7.” Co-authored with Jennifer D. Miglus, in Annals of Science. Special Issue, “Chemistry in the Americas 1500-1800.” Guest Editors: John R. R. Christie and Carin Berkowitz. Completion: 2018
(Edited Volume) Furnace and Fugue: A Digital Edition of Michael Maier’s Atalanta fugiens (1618) with Scholarly Commentary. Co-edited with Tara Nummedal.
(Essay) “Introduction.” Co-authored with Tara Nummedal.
(Essay) “Chasing Atalanta: Maier, Steganography, and the Secrets of Nature” in Furnace and Fugue: A Digital Edition of Michael Maier’s Atalanta fugiens (1618) with Scholarly Commentary.
(Article) “Out of the Ivy and into the Arctic: Humanism in Action. ”
History of Science. Special Issue, “Craft Humanism in the Early Modern World.” Guest Editors: Maria
Avxentevskaya and Tina Asmussen.
(Book) ‘Catch Me If You Can’: Ludic Humanism and Michael Maier’s Atalanta fugiens (1618).
Katherine Eggert. Disknowledge: Literature, Alchemy, and the End of Humanism in Renaissance England (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015).
Reviewed for Early Science and Medicine: Journal for the Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Pre-Modern Period. Reviewed in Early Science and Medicine, Vol.21, No.4 (2016): 393-5
Sven Dupré, Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk, Beat Wismer, eds. Art and Alchemy: The Mystery of Transformation (Munich: Hirmer; Düsseldorf: Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast, 2014); and Sven Dupré, ed. Laboratories of Art: Alchemy and Art Technology from Antiquity to the 18th Century (Cham: Springer, 2014).
Paired review for Isis: A Journal of the History of Science Society, Vol.107, No.3 (September 2016): 625-7
Marco Beretta and Maria Conforti, eds. Fakes!? Hoaxes, Counterfeits, and Deceptions in Early Modern Science (Sagamore Beach, Mass.: Science History Publications, 2014). Reviewed in Isis: A Journal of the History of Science Society, Vol.106, No.2 (June 2015), 434-435
Bruce Janacek. Alchemical Belief: Occultism in the Religious Culture of Early Modern England (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011).
Reviewed in Early Science and Medicine: Journal for the Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Pre-Modern Period (Brill), Vol.17, No.6 (2012), 663-4
Frances Larson. An Infinity of Things: How Sir Henry Wellcome Collected the World (Oxford University Press, 2009).
New York University Material World Blog. Online review posted 30 July 2010
“Gershom Bulkeley (1635-1713): A Sensory Chymist in Colonial Connecticut.”
The Recipes Project. 19 April 2018
“The Crying of Lot 222: A Victorian Brooch Deconstructed.”
Ornamentum, Vol.31, No.1-2 (Spring/Summer 2014): 18-21
“Blast from the Past: Atomic Age Jewelry and the Feminine Ideal.”
Distillations Magazine Vol.1, No.1 (Spring 2015): 34–37
Blast from the Past: Atomic Age Jewelry and the Feminine Ideal | Chemical Heritage Foundation.