Colleen Tripp

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Colleen
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Tripp
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I am doctoral candidate in American Studies who is interested in building an online community of fellow pop culture fanatics and digital humanists. As a two-time fellow of the Center for Race and Ethnicity at Brown University, my dissertation, “Pacific Sensations: Seeing Yellow in 19th-century American Print Culture,” engages with the global turn in American literature and considers the role of the China Trade in print culture and racial formation in America. I analyze figures related to the China Trade in nineteenth-century American literature—considering authors such as Herman Melville, Ambrose Bierce, and Edith Maude Eaton—alongside material objects involved in the trade, including porcelain, lantern slides, and silks.

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Register for Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience, A Winterthur Conference

October 11 2013 to October 12 2013
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A Winterthur Conference Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience October 11–12, 2013 Today maps are primarily tools to help us reach our destination, but in the past they played a much more diverse role, shaping everything from commercial to social activities. They were an integral part...
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CFP: ASA Digital Shorts

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From: Lauren Tilton < lauren.tilton@gmail.com > Call for Papers: Digital Shorts at the 2013 American Studies Association Annual Meeting The Digital Humanities Caucus of the American Studies Association seeks ASA conference attendees to participate in a session entitled Digital Shorts: New...
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