About the Editor

John J. Garcia

Lecturer of Humanities, Boston University

Education:

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.

Selected Publications:

“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.

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