Mary Caton Lingold

Assistant Professor
mclingold@vcu.edu
(804) 827-8419
Hibbs Hall 419

Education

BA Trinity University
MA University of Colorado, Boulder
PHD Duke University

Research/Teaching Focus

Colonial and early American, Caribbean, African diasporic, and Afro-Atlantic literature, travel writing, digital humanities, sound studies, literature and cultures of Atlantic slavery, and vernacular music studies.

Books

Ed. with Darren Mueller and Whitney Trettien. Digital Sound Studies: A Provocation. Duke UP, forthcoming 2018.

Recent/Selected Publications

Review essay. “The Black Atlantic Reconsidered: Black Canadian Writing, Cultural History, and the Presence of the Past; Black Atlas: Geography and Flow in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature,” American Literature 89:1 (2017): 185–187.

 With Laurent Dubois and David K. Garner, “Musical Passage: A Voyage to 1688 Jamaica,” SX Archipelago: A Small Axe Journal of Digital Practice 1 (2016): smallaxe.net/sxarchipelagos/index.html

Digital Scholarship

Founder & Director, Sonic Dictionary, sonicdictionary.duke.edu

Co-creator, with Laurent Dubois and David K. Garner, Musical Passage: A Voyage to 1688 Jamaica,  www.musicalpassage.org

Co-editor, with Darren Mueller and Whitney Trettien, Provoke!: Digital Sound Studies, www.soundboxproject.com

Website

www.marycatonlingold.com

Upcoming Deadlines

Classes Begin
AUGUST 23, 2018

Add/Drop Deadline
AUGUST 29, 2018

Graduation Application Deadline
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

Fall Break
OCTOBER 18-21, 2018

Course Withdrawal Deadline
NOVEMBER 2, 2018

Last Day of Classes
DECEMBER 8, 2018

 

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British Virginia is a VCU-hosted series of scholarly editions of documents touching on the colony. These texts range from the 16th and 17th-century literature of English exploration to the 19th-century writing of loyalists and other Virginians who continued to identify with Great Britain. Editions appear principally in digital form, freely downloadable. 

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