Assistant Professor; Director of the Center of the History of Print and Digital Culture
4255 Helen C. White Hall
600 N Park St, Madison, WI 53706
Ph.D. English, Cornell University, 2012.
Research fields – book history and print culture, American literary history, African American print culture, digital humanities, American Studies
Methods and methodologies – archival and special collections research, close reading, historicism
Theories – literary and cultural theory, critical race theory, public sphere theory, materialisms
Areas of interest – material cultures of books and print, material texts, paper, typography and composition, early and nineteenth-century American literature and culture, African American thought, library history
Jonathan Senchyne, “Vibrant Material Textuality: New Materialism, Book History, and the Archive in Paper” Studies in Romanticism 57.1 (Spring 2018) 67-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6SF2MB4C
Jonathan Senchyne, “Paper Nationalism: Material Textuality and Communal Affiliation in Early America” Book History 19 (2016) 66-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6KC9M
Jonathan Senchyne, The Intimacy of Paper in Early and Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Amherst and Boston: University of Massachusetts Press) forthcoming in 2019.