Allison K. Lange

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I am an Assistant Professor of History at the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. I completed a PhD in history at Brandeis University. In my dissertation, I analyze the visual culture of the woman's rights and woman suffrage movements in the United States from the late eighteenth century through the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the vote, in 1920. Institutions including the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Library of Congress, American Antiquarian Society, and New England Regional Fellowship Consortium have awarded me fellowships. I have presented at the national conferences, including those of the American Historical Association and Organization of American Historians. Imprint published my article, "Picturing Tradition: Images of Martha Washington in Antebellum Politics," in its fall 2012 issue.

In addition to academic research and teaching, I pursue my longstanding interest in curatorial work and public history. From May 2014 through May 2015 I assisted with the curation of an American Revolution exhibition at the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Entitled "We Are One," the exhibition examines the outbreak of revolution using maps from the French and Indian War through the founding of Washington, DC. Previously I have worked at the Curator's Office of the Supreme Court of the United States, Milwaukee Art Museum, and Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department at Brandeis.

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Assistant Professor of History with a specialization in Digital and/or Public History

October 21 2015
Jobs and Fellowships
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA, seeks a full-time faculty member in History who specializes in Public and/or Digital History. The successful candidate will integrate the perspectives and methods...
Boston, MA
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American Revolution Exhibition Hosted by the Boston Public Library’s Leventhal Map Center

August 25 2015 to November 29 2015
Event
“We Are One: Mapping America’s Road from Revolution to Independence” Boston Public Library, May 2-November 29, 2015 Colonial Williamsburg, February 2016 - January 2017 New-York Historical Society, November 2017 – March 2018 This exhibition uses maps to explore the tumultuous events that led...
United States
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