Episode 1: Furnace and Fugue

Recorded on May 27, 2021. This episode features the team behind Furnace and Fugue: A Digital Edition of Michael Maier’s Atalanta fugiens (1618) with Scholarly Commentary, co-edited by Tara Nummedal and Donna Bilak.

The project was developed by the Brown University Digital Publications Initiative, with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and published by the University of Virginia Press.


  • Eric Brandt, Assistant Director, Editor in Chief and Humanities Editor, University of Virginia Press
  • Crystal Brusch, Designer for Online Publications. Brown University
  • Jason Coleman, Marketing and Sales Director, University of Virginia Press
  • Allison Levy, Digital Scholarship Editor, Brown University
  • Morgan Myers, Senior Project Editor, University of Virginia Press
  • Tara Nummedal, Professor of History and co-editor of Furnace and Fugue, Brown University
  • Nadine Zimmerli, Editor, History and Social Sciences, University of Virginia Press


  • Sara Jo Cohen, Senior Acquiring Editor, University of Michigan Press
  • Sarah McKee, Senior Associate Director for Publishing, Emory University