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Katherine Brackett Fialka

19th-c. U.S. South

Graduate Student
M.A., West Virginia University, 2012

Office: 122 LeConte

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Katie Brackett Fialka's research and writing interests center on nineteenth-century southern women's reading and writing and explores the ways in which they used literary practices to create sensibilities--ways of thinking, perceiving, and knowing the world--and played crucial roles in the formation of southern literary culture.

Research and Teaching Interests

[Cultural & Intellectual]
[U.S. 19th & 20th Century]
[U.S. South]
[Women's History]

Selected Publications

"The Nancy Hart Militia," The Civil War in Georgia: A New Georgia Encyclopedia Companion (2011)

Honors and Awards

Hatton-Lovejoy Scholarship for Graduate Study, Fuller E. Callaway Foundation, LaGrange, GA (2012-2017)

Graduate Research Award, Willson Center for Humanities & Arts, University of Georgia (2014)

John Eugene and Barbara Hilton Cay Visiting Scholar Grant, Southern Historical Association (2013)

Carl Vipperman Teaching Assistantship Award Recipient (2013)

Gregory Research Award, UGA History Department (2012)

Ruth Regina Hale Canaga Memorial Fellowship, West Virginia University (2010-2012)


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