Rhae Lynn Barnes

About Rhae Lynn

Dr. Rhae Lynn Barnes is a member of the Society of Fellows at USC and Assistant Professor of American Cultural History at Princeton (beginning 2018). She earned her Ph.D. at Harvard University and B.A. at U.C. Berkeley. She is the co-founder of U.S. History Scene.

Required Reading (Will be discussed on Thursday 3/9/2017) Susan A. Glenn, Female Spectacle: The Theatrical Roots of Modern Feminism (Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press, 2002). John Kasson, Amusing the Millions: Coney Island at the Turn of the Century (New York: Hill & Wang, 1978). Multimedia About Ghost Dance & Wounded Knee Massacre From Last Class Coney Island Multimedia to… MORE

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Required readings:  Sanora Babb, Whose Names Are Unknown: A Novel *Photogrammar – Explore Yale University’s 170,000 photographs from 1935 to 1945 created by the US Farm Security Administration (use images from this website for your collaborative Wikipedia assignment) Recommended readings if you are interested in learning more:  John Steinbeck, The Harvest Gypsies *George J. Sanchez,… MORE

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This week we will have a lecture on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Our Thursday class on March 2, 2017 will be dedicated to discussing the recent films and books you have been reading over the last two weeks. For Thursday you should be prepared to discuss the following: Matthew Algeo, Pedestrianism. (Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2014).… MORE

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February 28, 2017. Women’s Rights in the West from Polygamy to The Vote  Continue reading Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher, A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870. Be prepared to discuss it on Thursday, March 2nd in class.  Check out Reno’s Divorce History website March 2, 2017. The… MORE

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