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Vanessa Schulman (2010)


B.A., Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
M.A. Program in Visual Studies, University of California, Irvine
Ph.D. Program in Visual Studies, University of California, Irvine

Placement: George Mason University

Appointment/Title: Assistant Professor

Advisor(s): Cécile Whiting

Dissertation: “Managing Vision, Envisioning Management: Representations of Labor and Technological Systems in Gilded Age America”

Biography/Additional Information

Book: Work Sights: The Visual Culture of Industry in Nineteenth-Century America,
published by the University of Massachusetts Press, December 2015

"Managing Subjects, Manufacturing Citizens: Picturing Sites of Social Control in Nineteenth-Century America," Early Popular Visual Culture 12.2 (May 2014): 104-126.
"Definite Indeterminacy: Blindness in the Civil War Imagery of Ambrose Bierce and Winslow Homer," Invisible Culture 19 (Fall 2013):
"Making the Magazine: Visuality, Managerial Capitalism, and the Mass Production of Periodicals, 1865-1890," American Periodicals 22.1 (Spring 2012): 1-28.

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