The materiality of civility in the love between two men in the American Civil War

Michael Amico

Yale University

Michael Amico holds a PhD in American Studies from Yale University. His dissertation, The Forgotten Union of the Two Henrys, is the true story of the romance between two Christian men in the American Civil War. He is the author, with Michael Bronski and Ann Pellegrini, of "You Can Tell Just by Looking": And 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People (Beacon 2013).


How is civility enacted and recognized through moment-to-moment exchanges between individuals? My project, a material history of the love between two men who served in the same Union regiment during the American Civil War,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Michael Amico (Yale University)

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S8 » Seminar 8: In/Civility (08:00 - Saturday, 24th March, Boardroom East)

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