A lecture on "Desire, Possession, Memories: Antique Collecting Naratives of A.V.L. Carrick (1875-1961)" by Helen Sheumaker, Visiting Associate Professor in the American Studies Program.
Helen Sheumaker is a senior lecturer with joint appointment in the
History and Global and Intercultural Studies programs here at Miami
University. Her research interests include material culture methods and
theory, public history, and United States nineteenth cultural history.
She is author of Love Entwined: The Curious History of Hair Work, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007, editor of Memory Matters: Proceedings from the 2010 Conference Hosted by the Humanities Center, Miami University of Ohio, SUNY Press, 2011. Her current project is entitled Artifacts from Modern America: Daily Life of Twentieth-century Americans Illustrated, and is under contract with ABC-CLIO and Greenwood Press imprint, projected publication date October 2018.
Discussion and reception to follow.