American Women Writers 19c Transnational Networks Zoom Seminar Sept 22

Ellen Gruber Garvey's picture
New York,
September 21, 2021
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies, African American History / Studies

Society for the Study of American Women Writers: Zoom webinar roundtable

Networking, 19th-Century Style: Analyzing and Preserving American Women Writers’ Transnational Networks

September 22, 2021, 1:00 - 2:30 pm Eastern Daylight Time

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International visits are currently imperiled by budget cuts, environmental devastation, and Covid. Join us to analyze and celebrate American women writers’ transnational networks. These include networks around antislavery, the women’s movement, democracy movements, industrial reform, and writing and the other arts. Scholars will speak about networks encompassing the Atlantic, the Pacific Rim, and the hemisphere.


Stephanie Palmer, Senior Lecturer of English, Nottingham Trent University, U.K., Moderator

María Carla Sánchez, Associate Professor of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of North Carolina Greensboro, “‘Cantaréis como ellas’: Tracing the Support Networks of Women Poets in the 19th C Spanish-Speaking World”

Katrin Horn, Assistant Professor of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, University of Bayreuth, Germany, “On the Transatlantic Ties of Charlotte Cushman (1816-1876)”

Etta Madden, Clif & Gail Smart Professor of English & Assistant Department Head, Missouri State University, “Negotiating Networks, Not Friendships, in Nineteenth-Century Rome”

Sirpa Salenius, Senior Lecturer of English Language and Culture, University of Eastern Finland, “Toward More Inclusive Histories: Ellen Craft, Harriet Jacobs, and Sarah Parker Remond”

Melissa Gniadek, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Toronto, “Women Reading and Writing Across the Pacific in the Early Nineteenth Century”

Hilary Emmett, Associate Professor in American Studies, University of East Anglia, U.K., “Transnational Adaptation as Networking”

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Ellen Gruber Garvey

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