The Society of Early Americanists Newsletter (SEAN)

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Mary McAleer Balkun, editor of the Society of Early Americanists Newsletter, is Professor of English at Seton Hall University. She is author of The American Counterfeit: Authenticity and Identity in American Literature and Culture and Associate Editor of The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry. Her other publications include articles on Phillis Wheatley, Sarah Kemble Knight, and teaching with technology. Her current project is a study of the early American grotesque.

The SEA Newsletter features informative material such as letters from SEA officers, announcements about conferences and other professional opportunities, interviews with scholars and editors, and abstracts from SEA-sponsored conference panels. The Newsletter is issued to current SEA members twice yearly, Spring and Fall.

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What's New/Announcements

SEA Junior Scholar of the Month: Melissa Antonucci November 15, 2017

How did you become interested in studying early American literature? My interest in early American li...

SEA Executive Committee statement regarding Prof. Jay Fliegelman November 10, 2017

To the SEA membership: Like many of you this week, we read Professor Seo-Young Chu’s essay in Entropy: ...

New Feature: SEA Scholars of the Month October 31, 2017

The Society of Early Americanists is pleased to announce a new feature that will highlight the exciting resear...