Melissa Young

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Melissa Young

PhD Student (advised by John M. Giggie)

Specialty Fields: Gender and Language, Jewish/Holocaust Studies
MA – University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2014
MA – University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2001

Research Interests

  • Language in the Construction of Identity/Gender Production and Performance
  • Jewish/Holocaust Studies
  • Civil War
  • Latin America

Current Projects

  • “Dora Rozencwajg Nesselroth: Negotiating Survival in Occupied Territory” (Birmingham Holocaust Education Center, October 2015).
  • “Making Confederates: Building Nationalism Through Print” (Gorgas Library Exhibition, Spring 2015).

Recent Publications