E. Wyn James|
E. Wyn James is a Professor in the School of Welsh at Cardiff University, where he specializes in Welsh literature of the modern period. His research focuses primarily on areas relating to religion, identity, folk culture, gender studies, and book history. He is an authority on the hymn, the broadside ballad, and the literature of evangelicalism. Professor James was organiser of the 38th International Ballad Conference in 2008. He is Editor of the Ann Griffiths Website and the Welsh Ballads Website, and contributed the chapter on Wales in Dissenting Praise: Religious Dissent and the Hymn in England and Wales (Oxford University Press, 2011). He was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge in 2004. In 2012 he was a Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Fellow at Harvard University and in 2013 he was a Research Fellow of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York. Professor James is co-Director of the Cardiff Centre for Welsh American Studies, where he has a special research interest in the anti-slavery movement and in the Welsh diaspora in Patagonia.
Essays in Partial Answers
Uncle Tomís Cabin and the Reading Revolution by Barbara Hochman and Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Bernstein
Volume 13, Issue 1, January 2015