Sarah Iovan

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Sarah Iovan is an independent scholar based in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. She received her English Ph.D. in the Renaissance from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2013 and was selected as the Monticello College Foundation and Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Fellow at the Newberry Library in 2016. Her published work focuses on the role of musical instruments, particularly the lute, in early modern poetics. Her current project explores ways that songs travel through early modern romance epics.