Penn Press at C19

Penn Press at C19 2020

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C19 Events

Penn Press @ C19: Teresa Goddu & Derrick Spires
Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 5:00 PM

Please join us for a conversation between Teresa Goddu (author of Selling Antislavery) and Derrick Spires (author of The Practice of Citizenship)!


Penn Press @ C19: Christopher Looby & Jerome Singerman discuss Q19
Thursday, October 22, 2020, 5:00 PM

Please join us for a conversation about Margaret J. M. Sweat’s “Ethel’s Love-Life” and Other Writings—the latest book in Penn Press’s Q19: The Queer American Nineteenth Century series—with Series Editor Christopher Looby and Penn Press Senior Editor Jerome Singerman!


Our Acquisitions Editors

Walter Biggins, Editor-in-Chief
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Areas of acquisition: Cultural studies, intellectual and political history of the Americas, Atlantic World and postcolonial studies

Robert Lockhart, Senior Editor
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Areas of acquisition: Atlantic history, American history (colonial through the present), history of the African Diaspora and transnational history, urban studies

Selected series: America in the Nineteenth Century

Jerome Singerman, Senior Editor
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Areas of acquisition: Medieval and Early Modern European history, Jewish history, literary criticism and cultural studies

Selected series: Q19: The Queer American Nineteenth Century, Material Texts

Jenny Tan, Associate Editor
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Areas of acquisition: Ethnography, anthropology, political studies

View all Penn Press series on our website.