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Steven Carl Smith

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

ssmith32@providence.edu
401-865-2726
Ruane Center for the Humanities 134

Education:

Ph.D. - University of Missouri

Area(s) of Expertise:

Revolutionary Era America, Early American Republic, Print Culture in the Atlantic World, Urban History

Awards and Honors:

Andrew W. Mellon Early American Literature & Material Texts Dissertation Fellowship - McNeil Center for Early American Studies
Gilder Lehrman Fellowship - Gilder Lerhman Institute of American History
Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Fellowship - Archives Partnership Trust & New York State Archives
PEAES Fellowship - Library Company of Philadelphia
Reese Fellowship in the Print Culture of the Americas - American Antiquarian Society

Selected Publications:

Smith, Steven Carl. (2014). "'A Rash, Thoughtless, and Imprudent Young Man': John Ward Fenno and the Federalist Literary Network". Literature in the Early American Republic, 6, 1-35.

Smith, Steven Carl. (2012). "'Elements of Useful Knowledge': New York and the National Book Trade in the Early Republic". Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America , 106 (4), 487-538.

Smith, Steven Carl. (2012). "'For and About Women': Dorothy Jurney and 'The Woman's Network'". Challenging Images of Women in the Media: Reinventing Women's Lives, Eds. Theresa Carilli and Jane Campbell. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.,

Smith, Steven Carl. (2010). "Colonial Maryland". Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Eds. Andrew W. Robertson. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press.,

Smith, Steven Carl. (2010). "Press and Printers". Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Eds. Andrew W. Robertson. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press.,

Recent Presentations:

Smith, Steven Carl., Seventh Bi-Annual Urban History Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA, "“’I Had Ample Opportunity to Notice the City as it Then Was’: Social and Economic Geographies in New York City, 1783-1830” ". October, 2014.

Smith, Steven Carl., The Annual Conference of the New England Historical Association, Rindge, New Hampshire, "“’My Designed History of the Present Glorious Contest for Liberty’: Print Culture and the Politics of History in the Early American Republic” ". October, 2014.

Smith, Steven Carl., McNeil Center for Early American Studies Friday Seminar, Philadelphia, PA, ""Print Culture and the GIS Turn"". February, 2014.

Smith, Steven Carl., North American Labor History Conference, Detroit, MI, "'The Old Slippers': Class Geographies in the New York Publishing Trade, 1783-1830". October, 2013.

Smith, Steven Carl., Early American Literature & Material Texts Workshop, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, Philadelphia, PA, "'New Connections, Leading to a More Extensive and Certain Trade, are Formed': Interstate Trade Networks in the Early Republic". July, 2013.


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