John J. Garcia
Lecturer of Humanities, Boston University
BA English Literature, California State University
MA English Composition, California State University
PhD Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests: History of the Book, Critical Theory (social theory, aesthetics, media and materiality), Early American Literature.
“Monarch-Love and Counterfeit Money: Stephen Burroughs, the Late Loyalists, and Early U.S.-Canadian Transnational Relations.” Early American Literature. Fall 2017. 52.3. Forthcoming.
Tales From the Vault: “Print Culture and Popular History in the Era of the U.S.-Mexican War.” Common-place: The Journal of Early American Life 17.1. www.common-place.org. Fall 2016. Forthcoming.
Recent and Upcoming Presentations:
“Historicizing Statelessness: The Farther Adventures of Stephen Burroughs.” Annual Meeting of the Modern Language Association, Jan. 2017.
“Subscription Publishing and Government Patronage of McKenney & Hall’s History of the Indian Tribes of North America.” States of the Book Conference, United States Military Academy, Sept. 2016.
“Transatlantic Rambles: John Dunton, Colonial New England, and the London Book Trade, 1685 to 1700.” Harvard-Yale Conference in Book History, April 2016.
Other professional activity and/or awards:
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Early American Literature and Material Texts, University of Pennsylvania, 2013-14.
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Critical Bibliography, Rare Book School (University of Virginia), 2013-15.
Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (American Antiquarian Society), 2015-16.
Short-term fellowship, New York Public Library, 2016.
Short-term fellowship, Folger Shakespeare Library, 2017.
Visiting Fellow in History, Harvard University, 2016-17.
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Program in Early American Economy and Society, Library Company of Philadelphia, 2017-18.