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Q&A: James E. Dobson

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James E. Dobson teaches at Dartmouth College. He is the author of two books: Modernity and Autobiography in Nineteenth Century America (Palgrave, 2017) and Critical Digital Humanities: The Search for a Methodology (Illinois, 2019). He is the co-author of a forthcoming creative/critical hybrid book titled Moonbit (punctum books, summer 2019) and is presently completing a book manuscript on the history of computer vision algorithms and their applications. He has also written essays on several nineteenth-century American authors including Lucy Larcom, Mark Twain, and Ambrose Bierce.

What story do you always tell your students about the nineteenth century? I’m absolutely fascinated...Click here to read more! 
Saturday, April 27, 2019/Author: Christa DiMarco/Number of views (577)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Q&A: Shana Klein

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Shana Klein is Assistant Professor of Art History at Kent State University. She is trained in the history of American art, with sub-specialties in African-American and Native-American art. Klein holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of New Mexico, where she completed her dissertation—and now book project—The Fruits of Empire: Contextualizing Food in American Art and Culture. Klein has been awarded fellowships for her research at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Henry Luce Foundation, and Huntington Library, among others. She has published research in journals such as American Art and Southern Cultures and has served as Managing Editor of the journal Food, Media, and Culture. Klein’s research interests combine studies of American visual and material culture with food and social justice.


What is your favorite nineteenth-century quotation? A writer for an 1887 catalogue selling chromo-pictures declared...Click here to read more!

Monday, April 01, 2019/Author: Christa DiMarco/Number of views (518)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Q&A: Robert St. Clair

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Robert St. Clair is currently assistant professor of French at Dartmouth and the co-editor-in-chief of Parade sauvage, the international journal of Arthur Rimbaud studies published with Garnier. He has authored a number of studies on nineteenth-century French literature, history, and critical theory (and one on Batman), and his first book, Poetry, Politics, and the Body in Rimbaud—Lyrical Material appeared last September with Oxford University Press. He is currently at work on a second book on the question of loss in nineteenth-century French literature and cannot wait for winter in New Hampshire to be over!  


Have you ever had something happen to you professionally that you thought was bad but turned out to be for the best? Oh, so many more than space would allow me to list here... Click here to read more!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019/Author: Christa DiMarco/Number of views (602)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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