The Japanese edition of The History of White People.
Nell shared a session at the Miami Book Fair International with Randall Kennedy in November 2011. http://booktv.org/search.aspx?For=nell%20painter
As a Fulbright Scholar in the United Kingdom in October 2011, Nell lectured at the University of Edinburgh and Newcastle University: http://www.fulbright.co.uk/news-events/news/renowned-us-scholar-visits-uk-for-black-history-month
Nell received a Centennial Medal from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in May 2011: http://harvardmagazine.com/2011/05/centennial-medalists
Nell Painter’s videos discussing
This C-SPAN Book TV page includes links to several videos:
The Colbert Report on Comedy Central
Nell Irvin Painter, a leading historian of the United States, is the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, Princeton University. In addition to her earned doctorate in history from Harvard University, she has received honorary doctorates from Wesleyan, Dartmouth, SUNY-New Paltz, and Yale.
A Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Nell Painter has also held fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the American Antiquarian Society. She has served as president of the Organization of American Historians and the Southern Historical Association. Those presidential addresses have been published in the Journal of American History (“Ralph Waldo Emerson's Saxons” in March 2009) and the Journal of Southern History (“Was Marie White?” February 2008). The City of Boston declared Thursday, 4 October 2007 Nell Irvin Painter Day in honor of her Outstanding Book Award from the Gustavus Myers Center in 2006.
A prolific and award-winning scholar, her most recent books are The History of White People (W. W. Norton, 2010, paperback, March 2011), Creating Black Americans (Oxford University Press, 2006), and Southern History Across the Color Line (University of North Carolina Press, 2002). A second edition of Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919 and a Korean translation of Sojourner Truth, A Life, A Symbol appeared in 2008. Her other books are also still in print. For a complete list of her book and article publications and other honors and activities, please consult the CV on this website.
As a public intellectual, Professor Painter is frequently called upon for lectures and interviews on television and film. In January 2008 she appeared live for a three-hour “In Depth” program on C-SPAN Book TV. To see the program on the internet, go to the web page for “In Depth.” She has also appeared on Bill Moyers’s “Progressive America.” New Jersey Network’s “State of the Arts” documented her work as both a scholar and an art student.
Her agent at Greater Talent Network is Edna Schenkel: <firstname.lastname@example.org> or 877-662-9200.
Here is information on Nell Irvin Painter’s 2010 book, The History of White People:
The book can be ordered from W. W. Norton and from online booksellers.
In spring 2012 Nell is artist-and-scholar in residence in the Department of African American Studies at Yale University. Her new art project is Odalisque Atlas (beauty + sex + slavery): http://www.yale.edu/afamstudies/events/index.html
Evonne Davis, Nell, and Glenn Shafer at an opening at Aferro, an artist-run space in downtown Newark where Nell is an artist in residence 2011-2012. Evonne and Emma Wilcox run Aferro, which has been in its present location on Market Street for more than five years.
Nell Painter has earned her MFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design! Here's the link to her page. Just click on the images to enlarge them.
Nell's RISD MFA graduation, June 2011.
Charles Botsman-Feimster beside Nell's painting Back Man 1 in the RISD 2011 MFA show.
Nell's studio at the Rhode Island School of Design in the winter of 2011, with Lucille Fornasieri-Gold's photos on the wall with Nell's paintings.
Nell received a BFA degree in painting from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers-the State University of New Jersey in May 2009 (while she was actually serving as a visiting professor at the University of Rome Tre). As the Virtual Artist in Residence of the Creative Research Center of Montclair State University in New Jersey, her work can be seen at http://www.montclair.edu/creativeresearch/index.html. Here are other examples of her student artwork.
In November-December 2008 Nell Painter created a series of paintings inspired by Brooklyn photographs by Lucille Fornasieri-Go ld in the Brooklyn Historical Society. Here are four from that series, ink and gouache on paper, all 22" x 30".
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