Recent Scholarship Based on Research at AAS

The following list includes recent publications, performances, and awards based on research by our fellows, members, and other readers. Books that were featured in AAS programs are indicated by Link to AAS YouTube Channel. Click the icon to access the recording. To access publisher pages and purchasing options, view the List of Recent Publications.

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Publications and Other Works Based on Research at AAS Since 2000

 

The Ever Changing Past by James Banner (2021)
Scientific Americans by Susan Branson (2022)
Fictions of Consent by Urvashi Chakravarty (2022)
Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Discourse of Natural History by Juliana Chow (2021)
American Fragments by Daniel Diez Couch (2022)
A Country No More by Krista Elrick (2021)
American Freethinker by Kirsten Fischer (2021)
Useful ObjectsUseful Objects by Reed Gochberg (2021)
Hard Road to Freedom, Vol. 1 by Lois E. Horton and James Oliver Horton (2021)
Hard Road to Freedom, Vol. 2 by Lois E. Horton and James Oliver Horton (2021)
The Education of Betsey Stockton by Gregory Nobles (2022)
Green Green Green by Gillian Osborne (2021)
Sister Séance by Aimee Parkison (2021)
American Mirror by Roberto Saba (2021)
Watkins' bookcoverSlavery and Sacred Texts by Jordan Watkins (2021)


 

List of Recent Publications

Use the links below to access publisher pages and to view purchasing options.

 

Banner, James M., Jr. The Ever-Changing Past: Why All History Is Revisionist History. Yale University Press, 2021.

Branson, Susan. Scientific Americans: Invention, Technology, and National Identity. Cornell University Press, 2022. (Peterson Fellow)

Chakravarty, Urvashi. Fictions of Consent: Slavery, Servitude, and Free Service in Early Modern England. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022. (Lapides Fellow)

Chow, Juliana. Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Discourse of Natural History. Cambridge University Press, 2021. (AAS NEH Fellow) Link to AAS YouTube Channel

Couch, Daniel Diez. American Fragments: The Political Aesthetic of Unfinished Forms in the Early Republic. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022. (Reese Fellow)

Elrick, Krista. A Country No More: Rediscovering the Landscapes of John James Audubon. George F. Thompson Publishing, 2021. (Last Fellow) Link to AAS YouTube Channel

Fischer, Kirsten. American Freethinker: Elihu Palmer and the Struggle for Religious Freedom in the New Nation. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021. (Peterson Fellow)

Gochberg, Reed. Useful Objects: Museums, Science, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America. Oxford University Press, 2021. (Packer Fellow) Link to AAS YouTube Channel

Horton, Lois E. Horton and James Oliver. Hard Road to Freedom: The Story of Black America, Vol. 1 and 2. Oxford University Press, 2021. (Mellon Distinguished Scholars in Residence)

Nobles, Gregory. The Education of Betsey Stockton: An Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom Chicago University Press, 2022. (Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence)

Osborne, Gillian. Green Green Green. Nightboat Books, 2021. (Packer Fellow) Link to AAS YouTube Channel

Parkison, Aimee. Sister Séance. Kernpunkt Press, 2021. (Hearst Fellow).

Saba, Roberto. American Mirror: The United States and Brazil in the Age of Emancipation. Princeton University Press, 2021. (Hench Fellow) Link to AAS YouTube Channel

Watkins, Jordan. Slavery and Sacred Texts: The Bible, the Constitution, and Historical Consciousness in Antebellum America. Cambridge University Press, 2021. (Peterson Fellow)

 

Recent Article Publications

Hazard, Sonia. "How Joseph Smith Encountered Printing Plates and Founded Mormonism," Religion and American Culture 31, no. 1 (2021). (AAS-NEH Fellow)

Martini, Elspeth. “Visiting Indians, Nursing Fathers, and Anglo-American Empire in the post-War of 1812 Western Great Lakes,” William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 78, no. 3 (2021). (AAS-NEH Fellow)

Michelon, Christina. "Labor, Loss, and Recuperation in Sarah Miriam Peale's Mary Leypold Griffith (1838-1841)," American Art (2021). (AAS-NEH Fellow)

Murphy, Sharon Ann. “Enslaved Financing of Southern Industry: The Nesbitt Manufacturing Company of South Carolina, 1836–1850,” Enterprise & Society (2021). (AAS-NEH Fellow)

Sperling, Juliet. "Unfolding Metamorphosis, or the Early American Tactile Image." American Art 35, no. 3 (2021): 58-87. (Jay and Deborah Last Fellow)

Suazo, Matt. "Uneven Improvement," Neither the Time nor the Place: Today's Nineteenth Century, Chris Castiglia and Susan Gillman, eds., University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022. (AAS- NEH Fellow)

Walker, Rachel. “Facing Race: Popular Science and Black Intellectual Thought in Antebellum America,” Early American Studies 19, no. 3 (Summer 2021). (AAS-NEH Fellow)

 

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