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Marcy Dinius

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  • Professor
  • ​​Ph.D., Northwestern University
  • English
  • Faculty

Professor Marcy J. Dinius received her Ph.D. in English from Northwestern University.  Her teaching, graduate advising, and research focus on nineteenth-century United States literature, African American literature, book/print culture history, and U.S. visual and material cultures.  She has published 
The Camera and the Press: American Visual and Print Culture in the Age of the Daguerreotype (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012); articles in PMLAJ19, and Early American Studies, among others; and her current book project The Textual Effects of David Walker's Appeal is forthcoming as part of the University of Pennsylvania Press's Material Texts Series.  She is the recipient of National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships and a Fulbright Fellowship (Japan), as well as postdoctoral fellowships at the Library of Congress and the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Humanities Forum. ​