Publications

Books

Creole Drama: Theatre and Society in Antebellum New Orleans. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019.

Winner of the 2019 George Freedley Memorial Award (Theatre Library Association)

 

Reviewed by

Heather S. Nathans in Modern Drama 63.1 (2020): 106-108.

Jason Shaffer in Theatre Survey 62.1 (2021): 7-10.

          Sarah H. Chinn in Theatre Journal 71.1 (2020): 115-116.

Weston Twardowksi in Theatre History Studies 39 (2020): 270-272.

          Sara E. Lampert in Journal of the Early Republic 40.2. (2020): 401-403.

          Peter Templeton in Journal of Southern History 86.3 (2020): 707-708.

Aston Gonzalez in Journal of American History 107.2 (2020): 469-470.

          Felicia McCarren in H-France Review 82 (May 2020): 1-7.

Judith G. Miller in French Studies 74.3 (2020): 495-496.

Courtney Sullivan in Nineteenth Century French Studies 49.1-2 (2020): n. pag.

          Michael D’Alessandro in American Literature 92.3 (2020): 589 -591.

 

America After Nature: Democracy, Culture, Environment. Edited with Catrin Gersdorf. Heidelberg: Winter, 2016.

 

Reviewed by

Sarah Cullen in Irish Journal of American Studies 7 (2018): n. pag.

Chad Weidner in Ecozon@ 8.1 (2017): 234-37.

 

Journal Articles

“Re-Visiting the Creole Myth: Race and Ethnicity on the New Orleans Stage.” Quebec Studies 71.1 (2021): 41-60. DOI: 10.3828/qs.2021.5

“Bioprospecting Breadfruit: Imperial Botany, Transoceanic Relations, and the Politics of Translation.” Early American Literature (EAL) 54.3 (2019): 643-71. DOI: 10.1353/eal.2019.0062

“‘Strange Beasts of the Sea:’ Captain Cook’s Last Voyage and the Creation of a Transoceanic American Empire.” Atlantic Studies 15.2 (2018): 238-55. DOI: 10.1080/14788810.2017.1387462

“The Drama of History in Francophone New Orleans.” Early American Literature 50.3 (2015): 763-95. DOI: 10.1353/eal.2015.0078

 

Chapters in Edited Collections

“The Poetics of Education in Antebellum New Orleans.” African American Literature in Transition, 1830-1850. Edited by Benjamin Fagan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. 63-90.

“Theater of War: Reconstructing (Trans)National Affiliation and Performance Residue in a Divided City.”American Cultures as Transnational Performance: Commons, Skills, Traces. Edited by Pia Wiegmink and Birgit Bauridl. London: Routledge, forthcoming in 2021.

“‘Strange Beasts of the Sea:’ Captain Cook, the Sea Otter, and the Creation of a Transoceanic American Empire.” Across Currents: Connections between Atlantic and (Trans)Pacific Studies. London: Routledge, 2019. 90-107.

“Democracy after Nature: National Legacies, Global Futures.” With Catrin Gersdorf, in America After Nature: Democracy, Culture, Environment. Edited with Catrin Gersdorf. Heidelberg: Winter, 2016. 13-26.

“On the Verge of Fame: The Free People of Color and the French Theatre in Antebellum New Orleans.” Liminale Anthropologien. Eds. Jochen Achilles, Roland Borgards, and Brigitte Burrichter. Würzburg: Koenigshausen & Neumann, 2012. 161-81.

 

Book Reviews

Review. New Orleans: A Literary History, edited by T. R. Johnson. Anglia: Journal of English Philology 128.3 (2020): 554-557.

Review. Performing America Abroad: Transnational Cultural Politics in the Age of Neoliberal Capitalism by Leopold Lippert. Kritikon Litterarum 46. 3-4 (2019): 311-13.

Review. New World Drama: The Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649-1849 by Elizabeth Maddock Dillon and Performing the Temple of Liberty: Slavery, Theater, and Popular Culture in London and Philadelphia, 1760-1850 by Jenna M. Gibbs. William and Mary Quarterly 72.3 (2015): 513-16.

Review. Performing the Temple of Liberty: Slavery, Theater, and Popular Culture in London and Philadelphia, 1760-1850 by Jenna M. Gibbs. Amerikastudien/ American Studies 60.2+3 (2015).

 

Media Interviews, Blog Posts, and Newspaper Articles

“Creole Drama.” Louisiana Anthology Podcast. Interview with Bruce R. Magee and Stephen Payne. September 6, 2020.

“54.3 The New Natural History.” Interview with Michael Boyden, Juliane Braun, and Paul Lindholdt. Early American Literature Podcast. October 15, 2019.

“The Limits of Book Learning.” History of Knowledge: Research, Resources, and Perspectives. Blog curated by the German Historical Institute, Washington D.C., July 11, 2018.

“Transoceanic American Studies.” Interview with Juliane Braun and Benjamin Fagan. Emerging Topics, TRAFO Blog for Transregional Research, Max-Weber-Foundation. May 11, 2018.

“5in10 with Juliane Braun,” TRAFO Blog for Transregional Research, Max-Weber-Foundation. Nov. 28, 2017.

“Reiseberichte großer Entdecker: Kulturelle Einflüsse und Auswirkungen.” Neugier Genügt. WDR 5. July 17, 2017.

“Den Entdeckern auf der Spur.” General-Anzeiger Bonn. Feb. 23, 2016.

“Geschönte Welt von Pazifikreisebereichten im 18. Jahrhundert.” Aus Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften. Deutschlandfunk. Jan. 14, 2016.