American Studies Seminar - 2004
Communication in the Early Nation: Literacy and Print in America, 1750-1840
The following American Studies Seminar research papers were written by students in the 2004 seminar, "Communication in the Early Nation: Literacy and Print in America, 1750-1840," under the
supervision Catherine A. Corman.
- "The national identity of independent parts: a study of newspapers in 1826," by Cristine Delaney
- "Commonplace to diary: a young girl's literary appreciation," by Sarah Gower
- "Freemasonry membership certificates and the evolution of early American literacy," by Katrina Hildebrand
- "Beyond the calendar pages: almanacs and the construction of gender in the early 19th century," by Jessica Myers
"Newspaper coverage of the women.s strike at the Lowell factories in 1836: different viewpoints for different audiences,"
by Megan Osborne
- "Vicissitudes: women preachers in print, 1820-1840," by Guinevere Robin Petrousky
- "Defining insanity in the early nation," by Daniel Ricciardi
- "Theatric elements of Indian treaty documents," by Laurie Rodrigues
- "Moral disorder: the betrayal of the American Revolution in history textbooks of the 1820s and '30s," by Deirdre Sweeney