My Face Is Black Is True: Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations

2006
Vintage

“My face is black is true but its not my fault but I love my name and my honest dealing with my fellow man.” –Callie House (1899)In this groundbreaking book, acclaimed historian Dr. Mary Frances Berry resurrects the remarkable story of ex-slave Callie House (1861-1928) who, seventy years before the civil-rights movement, headed a demand for ex-slave reparations.

Le Jihad de l'âme : Ahmadou Bamba et la fondation de la Mouridiyya au Sénégal, 1853-1913

2011
Karthala

Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Mbacke Mouridiyya founder, is a central figure in the history of Islam in Senegal. While this important Sufi has been a lot of research, and although there are abundant hagiographic literature Ahmadou Bamba, we still had no critical analysis of his life. The Jihad of the soul is a detailed analysis of the foundation and development of the order through a biographical study of its founder.

Yuji Ichioka, Before Internment: Essays in Prewar Japanese American History

2006
Stanford University Press

This is a collection of the last essays by Yuji Ichioka, the foremost authority on Japanese-American history, who passed away two years ago.

Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America

2005
Oxford University Press

The incarceration of Japanese Americans has been discredited as a major blemish in American democratic tradition.

Emma Teitelman

Ph.D. Student
Education: 

B.A. History, Wesleyan University

emmateit@sas.upenn.edu

Advisor:

Stephanie McCurry
Steven Hahn
Kathleen Brown
Research Interests: 

U.S. History; the Nineteenth Century; History of Capitalism; Political Economy; the Civil War and Reconstruction; Slavery and Emancipation; Empire, Colonial, and Postcolonial Studies; American Empire; State Theory and State Formation; Women and Gender; Labor History

Kelsey Salvesen

Ph.D. Candidate
Education: 

B.A. French and International Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2011)

M.A. History, University of Pennsylvania (2014)

salvesen@sas.upenn.edu
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Research Interests: 

Gender, race, and religion in early North America; feminine material culture; stitched texts; history of embroidery and needlework; American religious history; the French colonization of North America; missionaries and Amerindian Christians; Catholic nuns and empire; literacies.

Jessie L. Regunberg

Ph.D. Student
Education: 

B.A. History, Art History, Vassar College (2009)

jereg@sas.upenn.edu

Committee:

Kathy Brown

Research Interests: 

Gender and race in early America; history of the body; history of childbirth and reproduction

Alexis Broderick Neumann

Ph.D. Student
Education: 

B.F.A.,  Washington University in St. Louis

aneu@sas.upenn.edu

Committee:

Stephanie McCurry
Roger Chartier
Steven Hahn
Sarah Barringer Gordon

Research Interests: 

Nineteenth-century U.S., African American History, Slavery and Emancipation, Cultural History and Theory, Women and Gender

Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg

Ph.D. Candidate
Education: 

B.A. Hebrew University of Jerusalem (major: Philosophy)

mtamara@sas.upenn.edu

Fields:

Early Modern History, Intellectual History, Jewish History, Europe

Dissertation Committee:

David Ruderman (Advisor)
Roger Chartier
Elhanan Reiner (Tel Aviv University)

Dissertation Title (temporary) :

Research Interests: 

History of the Organization of Knowledge, Book and Print History, History of Jewish Law

Alexandra L. Montgomery

Ph.D. Candidate
Education: 

MA Dalhousie University (2012)
BA Dalhousie University (2010)

almontg@sas.upenn.edu

Dissertation:

Projecting Power in the Dawnland: Weaponizing Settlement in the Gulf of Maine World, 1710-1800

Personal Statement:

Research Interests: 

Early modern North America, the northeast, Native American history, migration, family history, borderlands, empire, settler colonialism, violence, land speculation.

Other Affiliations: 

2016-2017 Elizabeth R. Moran Fellow, American Philosophical Society
2017-2018 Marguerite Bartlett Hamer Dissertation Fellow, McNeil Center for Early American Studies

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