6-9 juin 2017 Strasbourg (France)

Conférenciers invités > Catherine E. Kelly

Catherine E. Kelly is the L.R. Brammer Jr. Presidential Professor in the history department of the university of Oklahoma. A former editor of the online journal Common-Place devoted to the Early American Republic, she now edits the Journal of the Early Republic. Her main publications are: In the New England Fashion: Reshaping Women's Lives in the Nineteenth Century (Cornell University Press), awarded the James Broussard Prize by the Society for the History of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) in 2000; a collection of essays Reading Women: Literacy, Authorship, and Culture in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800 published in 2008 by the University of Pennsylvania Press. She is currently preparing a monograph on the visual culture of the Early American Republic. Here are the titles of a number of other publications such as journal articles or book chapters : “Mourning Becomes Them: The Death of Children in Nineteenth-Century Art” The Magazine Antiques, July 2016; “The Color of Whiteness: Ivory Portrait Miniatures and the Pictorial Representation of Race,” in Georgia B. Barnhill and Martha McNamara, eds., New Views of New England: Studies in Material and Visual Culture, 1680-1830 (Boston: American Antiquarian Society and the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 2012), 129-154; “Getting Published Digitally: A Common-place Story,” in “The Profession: The Art of the Article” in AHA Perspectives Magazine, April 2011; “‘Well bred Country People’: Sociability, Social Networks, and the Creation of a Provincial Middle Class, 1820-1860,” Journal of the Early Republic 19:3 (1999): 451-479, awarded the Ralph D. Gray Article Prize for best article in the Journal of the Early Republic 1999, and reprinted in Scott C. Martin, ed., Cultural Change and the Market Revolution in America, 1789-1860 (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004): 111-142.


Her talk during this conference will be: “Whatever Happened to Happiness? Gender, Affect, and Power in the Antebellum U.S.”


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