Joshua Calhoun, Co-Director of Holding History, is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who specializes in Shakespeare, 16th- and 17th-century poetry, and the history of media. As a Faculty Affiliate at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, he also teaches courses in the environmental humanities. In his teaching and research, he gets to explore three things he loves (and thinks everyone else should love, too): Shakespeare, old books, and nature. He is currently completing a book titled The Nature of the Page: Ecology, Poetry, and Papermaking in Renaissance England@awayandback /


Sarah Marty, Co-Director of Holding History, is a Faculty Affiliate at UW Arts Institute and Professor of Arts Management at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater  As a producer she enjoys collaborating with campus and community partners, whether working with the Director of the Marching Band for the UW Varsity Band Show or welcoming the Dalai Lama to the Overture Center for the Arts. A trained musician and stage manager, she recently recorded a Swissconsin album of accordion music with her grandmother and is the Producing Artistic Director for Four Seasons Theatre. @smartyfiles /