Diving into the Wreck': Teaching the Nineteenth-Century Indigenous Archives

Cari Carpenter

West Virginia University

Cari M. Carpenter is Associate Professor of English at West Virginia University, where she is also a core member of the Native American Studies Committee and Interim Director of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies. She has published three books: The Newspaper Warrior: Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins’s Public Campaign for American Indian Rights, 1864-1891, co-edited with Carolyn Sorisio (University of Nebraska Press 2015); Selected Writings of Victoria Woodhull: Suffrage, Free Love, and Eugenics (University of Nebraska Press 2010); and Seeing Red: Anger, Sentimentality, and American Indians (The Ohio State University Press, 2008). 


The object, the text, the database: how might archival sources and searches generate a classroom climate that values students’ engagements with nineteenth-century modes of information preservation and destruction? In what... [ view full abstract ]


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P44 » Untangling “Difficult Collaborations”: Nineteenth-Century Archives in the Climate of Twenty-First Century Classrooms (14:00 - Friday, 23rd March, Enchantment A)

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