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Humanistic Studies

J. Vincent Lowery

J. Vincent Lowery
Assistant Professor, Humanistic Studies and History
TH 395
(920) 465-2808

Emphases: US History since 1865, African American History, The New South, Cultural History

Current Projects: "Hugh MacRae and the Agrarian New South Creed"

Forthcoming Edited Collection:
Squaring the Present with the Past: The Dunning School of Historians and the Meaning of Reconstruction co-edited with John David Smith (University Press of Kentucky, 2013)

Forthcoming Essays:
"Paul Leland Haworth: The 'Black Republican' in the Old Chief's Court" in Looking Back Without Anger: New Appraisals of "the Dunning School" and Its Contributions to the Study of American History co-edited with John David Smith (University Press of Kentucky, 2013)

"Preparing the Next Generation for Massive Resistance: The Historical Pageantry of the Children of the Confederacy, 1955-1965" in Children and Youth in the Civil War Era, ed. James Marten (New York University Press, 2012)

"A Monument to Many Souths: Tourists Experience Southern Distinctiveness at Stone Mountain" in Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History, ed. Karen L. Cox (University Press of Florida, 2012)

Book Reviews:
Book Reviews for Journal of Southern History, Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Agricultural History, Florida Historical Quarterly, Georgia Historical Quarterly, North Carolina Historical Review, The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society

Grants, Felloships, and Awards:
Grant in Aid of Research, Research Council, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Fall 2012
Teaching Scholar, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2012-2013
Research Scholar, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2011-2012
Instructional Development Award, Center for the Advancement of Teaching Learning, 2011-2012
Grant in Aid of Research, Research Council, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Fall 2010
Research Grant, University of Wisconsin System Institute on Race and Ethnicity, 2010-2011
Archie K. Davis Fellowship, North Caroliniana Society, 2010-2011
Short-Term Visiting Fellowship, Institute for Southern Studies, University of South Carolina, 2010-2011
Grant in Aid of Research, Research Council, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Spring 2010
John T. Nolen Research Fund Recipient, Cornell University 2009-2010

Recent Conference and Invited Presentations:
"Looking for the Port City Prophet: An Historian's Tale of Research and Revisionism," Undergraduate History Symposium, St. Mary's University of Minnesota, April 21, 2012

"'Human Engineering – Science with a Soul': Hugh MacRae and the Progressive Faith in Rural Community Development," Social Science History Association Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, 19 November 2011

"From Galveston to Madison: The Evolution of Juneteenth and Remembrances of Emancipation," Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 2011

"Johnny Reb, Billy Yank, and Barack Obama: Race and Remembrance at Arlington National Cemetery," Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 27 July 2011

"Emancipating African American History: The Meaning of Wisconsin's Juneteenth Holiday," Wisconsin Academy for the Study of American History, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 27 June 2011

"Redesigning the Southern Labor Force: Immigration Policy and Questions of Desirability in the Early Twentieth-Century Carolinas," Conference on Race, Labor and Citizenship in the Post-Emancipation South in Charleston, South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 12 March 2011

"'The South Will Come Into Its Own When Fields Are Green in Winter': The Agrarian Vision of Hugh MacRae," Southern Industrialization Project Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky, 6 November 2009

"'Making People Folks': Hugh MacRae's Immigrant Colonies Outside Post-Riot Wilmington," Agricultural History Society Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas, 19 June 2009

Education: B.A., James Madison University; M.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington; Ph.D., University of Mississippi