CV & Publications

curriculum vitae at Donna Bilak Academia.edu

Gershom Bulkeley alchemical notebook

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Published

“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.

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In press

(Chapter) “Laboratories and Technology: Chymical Practice and Sensory Experience.”
In A Cultural History of Chemistry in the Early Modern Age, ed. Bruce T Moran (Vol. 3 of A Cultural History of Chemistry, eds. Peter Morris and Alan Rocke). London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming.

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In preparation for review

(Edition) Furnace and Fugue: A Digital Edition of Michael Maier’s Atalanta fugiens (1618) with Scholarly Commentary. Co-edited with Tara Nummedal.

(Essay) “Chasing Atalanta: Maier, Steganography, and the Secrets of Nature.”
In Furnace and Fugue.

(Essay) “Introduction.”
Co-authored with Tara Nummedal in Furnace and Fugue.

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Under contract 

(Essay) “Colonial Chymistry and Spaces of Experiment in Gershom Bulkeley’s Laboratory Notebook.”
In Spaces of Making and Thinking: Environments of Creative Labor in the Early Modern Period, eds. Colin Murray, Sophie Pitman, and Tianna Helena Uchacz (series: Cultural Histories of the Material World). New York: Bard Graduate Center, 2020.

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Popular

“Gershom Bulkeley (1635-1713): A Sensory Chymist in Colonial Connecticut.”
The Recipes Project. 19 April 2018
https://recipes.hypotheses.org/10463

“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

“The Crying of Lot 222: A Victorian Brooch Deconstructed.”
Ornamentum, Vol.31, No.1-2 (Spring/Summer 2014): 18-21
ornamentum.ca/article/the-crying-of-lot-222

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