Caroline Winterer, 2003–2004 | National Humanities Center

Caroline Winterer (NHC Fellow, 2003–04)

Project Title

The Mirror of Antiquity: Classicism and Femininity in America, 1770-1900

San Jose State University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2003–04

Caroline Winterer wrote two of five chapters of her book The Mirror of Antiquity: American Women and Neoclassicism in the Early Republic (Cornell University Press, forthcoming 2006), an article, "From Royal to Republican: The Classical Image in Early America," for the Journal of American History (forthcoming 2005), and another, "Venus on the Sofa: American Women and Neoclassicism in the Early Republic," for Modern Intellectual History (forthcoming 2005). Winterer has accepted a new position as assistant professor of history at Stanford University.