Student Presentations and Publications
Frank Cha. "Growing Up in the Margins: Asian American Children in Contemporary Southern Literature." Southern Quarterly (Spring 2009).
Frank Cha. "Asian Exclusion Act," Encyclopedia of Jim Crow. Greenwood Press, 2008.
Frank Cha. "Remapping the 38th Parallel: Korean Immigration in the Global South," Global South: Cavaliers in Paradise (Special Issue), Indiana UP, 2010 (forthcoming).
Matthew Sutton, "Green Pastures of Plenty: Ecocriticism and Citizenship in Bound for Glory." American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.
Frank Cha. "(Re)Visioning Home: Vietnamese Immigration and the Politics of Race/Place in the Global South." 2008 EoC Asian American Studies Conference,Storrs, CT.
Matthew Sutton, “Little America: R.E.M., Howard Finster, and the Southern ‘Outsider Art’ Aesthetic.” Studies in Popular Culture 30.2 (Spring 2008): 1-20.
Frank Cha. "Traversing the 'Broiler Belt' with Kid Gloves: Japanese American Labor and Southern Spaces in Cynthia Kadohata's Kira-Kira." 2008 SSSL Annual Conference, Williamsburg, VA.
Matthew Sutton, "Percy's Song: Bob Dylan's Chronicles Meets The Moviegoer." Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference, Williamsburg, VA.
Frank Cha. "Mary P. Burrill." African American National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2008.
Matthew Sutton, "Back to the Country: Coal Miner's Daughter Revisited." Border States: Journal of the Kentucky-Tennessee American Studies Association. (Forthcoming, Spring 2009)
Matthew Sutton, "What's Luck Got to Do with It?: Narrating the Accidental Career." Southern American Studies Association Meeting, Oxford, MS.
Matthew Sutton, "The Pequod and the Plantation: An Intertextual Reading of Moby Dick." "Why Melville Matters Now" Symposium, Albany, NY.
Matthew Sutton, "Step Right Up: Spectacle and Showmanship in Pudd'nhead Wilson and The Hamlet." Faulkner-Twain Conference, Center for Faulkner Studies, Cape Girardeau, MO.
Frank Cha. "Walking the Land: History, Place, and the South in the Landscape Photographs of William Christenberry." 2006 University of Texas at Austin American Studies Graduate Conference, Austin, TX.
Kate Scott, "The Recipe for Citizenship: Gender, Professionalization, and Power in the Great War," Organization of American Historians and National Council on Public History, Washington, D.C. 21 April 2006
“Hollywood in the City of Lights: The Other American Presence in 1920s Paris.” American Historical Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Kate Scott, "Food Will Win the War!" Joint Session/Society of the History of Technology, American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 05
"Calvinism." In American History through Literature, 1820-1870 , edited by Janet Gabler-Hover and Robert Sattelmeyer, pp. 175-181. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons.
"Methodists." In American History through Literature, 1820-1870, edited by Janet Gabler-Hover and Robert Sattelmeyer, pp. 728-732. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons.
Kristen Proehl, "Transforming the 'Madman' into a 'Saint'" in The Afterlife of John Brown, eds. Andrew Taylor and Eldrid Herrington, Palgrave Macmillan Press
Kristen Proehl, Book Review, Andrea Smith's Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide, RVA Indy Media Center
“Queer Aficion: Hemingway, Spain, and Transgressive Cultures of Empire.” American Studies Association Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, November 2005.
Matthew Sutton, "Lines and Spaces: Re-Mapping the South in Musicians' Autobiographies." American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
Matthew Sutton, "'Father Said That': The Destructive Legacy in Hard Times and The Sound and the Fury ." Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, Oxford, MS.
Margaret L. Freeman, "Envisioning African-American Identity: Formulations of Femininity in the African-American Magazines Ebony and Our World, 1946-1952," presented at the Women's & Gender History Symposium at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Evan Cordulack, "Consumer Under Fire: Consumerism and Vietnam Films," presented at Film & History's 2004 Conference "War in Film, Television and History," Dallas, TX.
Robert K. Nelson, "The Williamsburg Theatre Project: Creating a Collaborative World Wide Web Database" (presented with Arthur Knight), American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.
Robert K. Nelson, "'Stronger ties than those of consanguity': Elihu Burritt and the Work of International Friendship," Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting, Providence, Rhode Island.
Matthew Sutton, “’Dear Old Southland’: The Imaginative Communities of Louis Armstrong and Honeyboy Edwards.” Southern Writers/ Southern Writing Conference, Oxford, MS.
[Book Review: Consuming Religion, The Emphatic Christian Center, and The Fourth Great Awakening]. Perspectives in Religious Studies (2005): 205-209.
Seth Feman, "For the Love of God: Consuming Christ in the Cold War." USC Art History Graduate Symposium, Los Angeles, CA, 2004.
Robert K. Nelson, "'The forgetfulness of sex': Devotion and Desire in the Courtship Letters of Angelina Grimké and Theodore Dwight Weld," Journal of Social History 37 (Spring 2004): 663-679.
Robert K. Nelson, "The Williamsburg Theater Project: Creating a Collaborative World Wide Web Database" (presented with Arthur Knight), Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.
Frank Cha. "Blue Flame, Southern Sky: Sexual, Racial, and Ethnic Otherness in Orpheus Descending." 2004 Tennessee Williams Scholars' Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Matthew Sutton, "When It's Story Time Down South: Louis Armstrong's Satchmo." 20th-Century Literature Conference, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.
Robert K. Nelson, "The Williamsburg Theater Project: Creating a Collaborative World Wide Web Database" (invited presentation, with Arthur Knight), Department of American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park.
White, Lisa A. "The 'Saddle-Colored Sapphira' Versus The 'Slimy Rattlesnake': The Rhetorical Mêlée of Ida B. Wells and Edward Carmack On the Subject of Lynching." The Tennessee Historical Quarterly. Winter 2003: forthcoming.
“‘Niggers,’ Negrophilia, and Negritude: Black Marks on Hemingway’s Parisian Modernism.” Special Session Panel: “A Mutable Feast: Recontextualizing Expatriate Writing in Paris.” Modern Language Association Annual Convention. San Diego, Califor
Robert K. Nelson, "Abolitionism," "The Jungle," and "Reform Movements," in American Masculinities: A Historical Encyclopedia, ed. Bret Carroll (Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2003).
Kristen Proehl, "Re-Evaluating Sentimental Violence in Uncle Tom's Cabin," American Studies Association Annual Convention, Hartford, Ct.
Matthew Sutton, "Chaos Down from the Mountain: The Hamlet 's Environmental Satire." Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, Oxford, MS.
Robert K. Nelson, review of The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race, by John Stauffer, and Truth Stranger than Fiction: Race, Realism, and the U.S. Literary Marketplace, by Augusta Rohrbach, American Literature 73 (September 2001): 496-524.
Robert K. Nelson, "The Williamsburg Theater Project" (presented with Arthur Knight), "American Cinema and Everyday Life" Commonwealth Center Fund conference, London, England.
Robert K. Nelson, review of Wright American Fiction 1851-1875, Journal of American History 90 (June 2003): 336-337.
Organized panel: “Anarchists in New York, Tarzan in Berlin, Hemingway at the Bullring: Foreign Makings of America, 1880-1920s.” Paper: “Spain's Modern Spectacle of Tradition: The Cultural Contradictions of Bullfighting and
Robert K. Nelson, "'The forgetfulness of sex': Charles Stuart in the Courtship Letters of Angelina Grimké and Theodore Dwight Weld," Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, La.
Amy Howard, "Public Housing/Public Art: Bufano Sculptures and the Valencia Gardens Housing Project," PCA/ACA Conference, New Orleans, La.
“Bullfighting, Watching, and Writing: Re-membering Lost Manhood in The Sun Also Rises.” Panel: “Manhood and Memory.” British Association for American Studies Annual Conference. University of Wales, Aberystwyth
“In Search of Greener Hills: Hemingway’s Quest ‘out past’ the African Travel Narrative.” Panel: “America in Quest: Real and Metaphorical Literary Travels.” Spanish Association for American Studies
“’Oh! He’s Charming!’ Proclaimed the ‘Tragic Poetess’: Hemingway’s Love/Hate Relationship with Dorothy Parker and 1920s New York.” Modern Language Association Annual Conference. New York City.
Merit Kaschig, "Vice Breeds Crime: The 'Germs' of Mark Twain's Puddn'head Wilson," Journal of American Periodicals 12 (December 2002): 49-74.
“‘But photographs are very tricky. . .’: The Camera in Hemingway’s Times.” Paper for peer seminar: “Literary Modernism and New Media.” Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference. Madison, Wisco
Robert K. Nelson (and Arthur Knight), "Shared Pleasures, Digitized: Creating a Web-Based Database of Film Exhibition," Society for Cinema Studies convention, Denver, Colo.
“‘The Whole Art of a Wooden Leg’: Laurence Stallings and the Search for Creative Postwar Prosthetics.” Panel: “Modern Bodies I: Bodies in Crisis.” NYU Modernism Conference. New York City.
“Remaking American Manhood in the Wake of WWI: Gender Constructions in the Literature and Film of the 1920s.” Invited speaker, Monroe Scholars Luncheon, The College of William and Mary.
Merit Kaschig, "Vice Breeds Crime: The 'Germs' of Mark Twain's Puddn'head Wilson," South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), Atlanta, GA.
Robert K. Nelson and Kenneth M. Price, "Debating Manliness: Thomas Wentworth Higginson, William Sloane Kennedy, and the Question of Whitman," American Literature (September 2001), 496-524.
Merit Kaschig, "The American Vision of the 1790s: A Redefinition of Values and Words," New Voices - National Graduate Conference of English Studies, Atlanta, GA.
"Virtue vs. Vengeance: Examining the 'Quality of Mercy' in Human Relationships in The Tempest, Measure for Measure, and The Merchant of Venice" in The Journal of the Wooden O Symposium, Southern Utah University Press
Robert K. Nelson, "'The Classroom Electric', the Web, and Book History" (roundtable panelist), Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publication Conference, Williamsburg, Va.
Robert K. Nelson, "'The forgetfulness of sex': Charles Stuart in the Courtship Letters of Angelina Grimké and Theodore Dwight Weld," Making Sense of Differences Conference, Richmond, Va.
Amy Howard, "Representing Dorothy Dandridge: Biography, Image and Cultural Politics of Stardom," PCA/ACA Conference, Philadelphia, Pa.
Merit Kaschig, "The French Revolution: Re-Generation Through Violence" Society of Early Amerianists (SEA), Norfolk, Virginia.
“Nick Adams’ Lesson in Redemptive ‘Negro’ Masculinity: The ‘Africanist Presence’ in Ernest Hemingway’s Modernist Imagination.” Disruptive Disciplines: A Joint Conference of American Studies an
“Ernest Hemingway’s Modernist Pictures: Literature and Photography in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction.” 4th Annual Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum. University of Michigan.
Robert K. Nelson, "'A new world somehow to me': Whitman, Young Soldiers, and Romantic Male Friendship in Civil War Washington," Many Cultures of Walt Whitman conference, Camden, N.J.
“Pilar in For Whom the Bell Tolls: Hemingway’s Most Ambitious Attempt to Penetrate, Portray, and Mix with the Other.” Panel: “Feminist Perspectives on Hemingway and Steinbeck.” Third International Steinb.