Jewett's Queer Norman Love

Samaine Lockwood

George Mason University

Samaine Lockwood is Associate Professor at George Mason University. Her book, Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism (UNC Press 2015), redefines New England regionalism as a set of cultural practices that included not only fiction writing but colonial home restoration, china collecting, history writing and other colonial revivalist activities. She argues that women regionalists presented the queer daughter of New England as a figure crucial to producing US history. Her current projects include a study of women's performances of history at the turn of the twentieth century and a monograph on queer tourism.


Pressuring homonationalism as an analytic, Samaine Lockwood’s paper argues that emergent queer identities for elite Northeasterners in the late 1800s depended on re-imagining white belonging through an international frame.... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Samaine Lockwood (George Mason University)

Topic Area



P05 » Genealogies of Homonationalism (08:30 - Thursday, 22nd March, Fiesta III-IV)

Presentation Files

The presenter has not uploaded any presentation files.