Alumni Update: Lindsay Wells (Ph.D. 2021) Publishes Article

Lindsay Wells (Ph.D. 2021) has published her article “Vegetal Bedfellows: Houseplant Superstitions and Environmental Thought in Nineteenth-Century Periodicals” in the Spring 2021 issue of Victorian Periodicals Review. Lindsay’s article received the 2020 Rosemary VanArsdel Prize …

Happy Juneteenth!

Today we recognize and celebrate the national holiday, Juneteenth, the day in 1865 when enslaved people in Texas first learned of the Emancipation Proclamation. Today we honor Black Americans and reflect on their activism to …