Author Archives: juliemstill

Amazing Stories

In today’s diverse world the saying “if you can’t see it, you can’t be it,” refers to the importance of representation.  While the wording may be modern, the sentiment is perennial.  Trailblazers, however flawed or rudimentary they might be, provide … Continue reading

Posted in Article | Leave a comment

Buffy to Batgirl book

It’s out!  It’s out!  The proceedings volume for the 2014 Buffy to Batgirl conference has been published by McFarland, co-edited by Zara Wilkinson and myself.

Posted in Book | Tagged | Leave a comment

Economic and Business History Society

The Economic and Business History Society met for its annual conference in Detroit, June 5th through 8th, 2019.  As always, this was a fun conference.  There were several people named Erik / Eric in attendance.  At one session there was … Continue reading

Posted in Conference Report | Leave a comment

An Interview in Russian

You meet the most interesting people at CCAHA conservation workshops!  I was at a workshop on preserving photographic scrapbooks and met Irina Glick, who has a website in Russian.  She has been interviewing Special Collections librarians, posting the interviews in … Continue reading

Posted in Press | Tagged | Leave a comment

Eastern American Studies Conference

Conference Report:  Currents of American Culture and Its Study (Eastern American Studies Association), March 29-30, 2019, Harrisburg, PA   Like most small regional conferences this one is welcoming to all comers and a place to present and hear people present … Continue reading

Posted in Conference Report | Leave a comment

Bike Routes Project Information

This blog post serves as a guide to information mentioned at the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association conference in Baltimore.  My presentation is “Trips Awheel:  A Nineteenth Century Bicycle Travel Blog.” Here are some useful links: Bicycle Routes Project (https://libguides.rutgers.edu/historicalbikeroutes) … Continue reading

Posted in Presentation | Leave a comment

A Brief Research Note on the Railroad

This is a brief research note on the history of the railroad, not of the mechanical aspects of it (for that see the wonderful Library of Congress page), but more of a cultural viewpoint, specifically literary.  References to works aren’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment