American Dime Novel: Racialization / Erasure Exhibit Presentation by Nancy Caronia, Prof. of English, Virtual
Prof. Caronia will discuss the exhibition, open now at the Downtown Library Room 1020, including a series of dime novel covers, showing how stereotypes of these communities followed and / or promoted state and national policies regarding immigration policies including the Chinese Exclusion Act, Indian removal acts, and early Jim Crow practices focused on voter suppression. Prof. Caronia’s exhibit was the 2020 Art in the Libraries Faculty Exhibition Awardee.
Visit the online exhibit: https://omekas.lib.wvu.edu/home/s/dime-novels/page/introduction
Zoom program will offer live captioning. Sign language interpreting services are available by request. To request an interpreter, contact Jason.Kapcala@mail.wvu.edu at least three business days prior to the event.