Archival Images: Visualizing Slave Narrative in the Classroom

Molly Ball

Eureka College

Molly Ball is an Assistant Professor of English at Eureka College, where she teaches courses ranging from surveys of American Literature to seminars on the Gothic tradition, science fiction and citizenship, and eighteenth-century transatlantic literature. Her work has appeared in such journals as ESQ: A Journal of Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture, and she is currently working on a monograph titled Writing Out of Time: Plotting Vulnerability in the Long Nineteenth Century. Writing Out of Time examines texts that register biopolitical violence through narrative form; it includes chapters on seduction narrative, slave narrative, naturalism, and the annexation of the Hawaiian Kingdom.


Our final presenters offer case studies of archival pedagogy in practice. In “Archival Images: Visualizing Slave Narrative in the Classroom," Molly Ball examines the role of visual rhetoric alongside narrative... [ 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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