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Michael F D'Alessandro CV

Assistant Professor of English
English
Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708
Duke University, English Dept., Campus Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708
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Selected Presentations & Appearances


Recovering Nineteenth-Century Women Writers - Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Triennial Conference · November 2018 International Meeting or Conference Denver, CO
Sobered Speakers, Wasted Words: Washingtonian Spectacle and Temperance Autobiography in Antebellum America - UNC-Duke Americanist Speakers Series · March 2018 International Meeting or Conference Durham, NC
Demon Rum and Drunken Men: Delirium Tremens Scenes in the Nineteenth-Century Tavern - C19 Biannual Conference · March 2018 International Meeting or Conference Albuquerque, NM
Storms! Shipwrecks! Disaster!: Nineteenth-Century Theatrical Advertising and the Promise of a Working-Class Revolution - American Studies Association (ASA) Annual Conference · November 2017 International Meeting or Conference Chicago, IL
“Popularizing the Plantation: Private Parlor Theatre and Claiming Stowe for the Middle Class.” American Literature Association (ALA) Annual Conference · May 2017 Lecture Boston, MA
Recovering Nineteenth-Century Women Writers - Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Triennial Conference · November 2018 International Meeting or Conference Denver, CO
Sobered Speakers, Wasted Words: Washingtonian Spectacle and Temperance Autobiography in Antebellum America - UNC-Duke Americanist Speakers Series · March 2018 International Meeting or Conference Durham, NC
Demon Rum and Drunken Men: Delirium Tremens Scenes in the Nineteenth-Century Tavern - C19 Biannual Conference · March 2018 International Meeting or Conference Albuquerque, NM
Storms! Shipwrecks! Disaster!: Nineteenth-Century Theatrical Advertising and the Promise of a Working-Class Revolution - American Studies Association (ASA) Annual Conference · November 2017 International Meeting or Conference Chicago, IL
“Popularizing the Plantation: Private Parlor Theatre and Claiming Stowe for the Middle Class.” American Literature Association (ALA) Annual Conference · May 2017 Lecture Boston, MA
"City of Brotherly Love and War: Reprogramming the Working-Class Street Spectator." Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Conference · January 2016 Invited Talk Austin, TX
"Performers First, Reformers Second: Postbellum Women Readers and the Carnival of Authors." Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Triennial Conference · November 2015 Invited Talk Philadelphia, PA
"Slumming from Home: Parlor Props and Temperance Tourism on the Amateur Stage." American Studies Association (ASA) Annual Conference · October 2015 Invited Talk Toronto, Canada
"Domestic Creatures, Animal Attractions: P.T. Barnum and Middle-Class Parlor Performance in Victorian America." American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) Annual Conference · November 2014 Invited Talk Baltimore, MD
“Picturing the Page: Tableaux Vivants and Performing Middle-Class Literature in Victorian America.” American Studies Association (ASA) Annual Conference · November 2014 Invited Talk Los Angeles, CA
"Story Paper (Anti-) Heroines: Reading Alcott's Potboilers in the Digital Archives." American Literature Association (ALA) Annual Conference · May 2014 Invited Talk Washington, DC
"Philadelphia Falling: Reverend William Miller, George Lippard, and the Millenarian End of Days." New England Modern Language Association (NEMLA )Annual Conference · April 2014 Invited Talk Harrisburg, PA
"George Lippard's 'Theatre of Hell': Apocalyptic Melodrama and Working-Class Spectatorship in the Quaker City." Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference · November 2013 Invited Talk San Diego, CA
"The Drunkard's Directions: Mapping City Streets in the Antebellum Temperance Drama." Nineteeth Century Studies Association Annual Conference · March 2013 Invited Talk Fresno, CA
"Parlor Play: Home Stagecraft and Private Performance in Victorian America." American Antiquarian Society Fellows Talk · October 2012 Invited Talk Worcester, MA