Tufts University Arts, Sciences and Engineering Anthropology Department
 
 
Name: Cathy Stanton
Title: Lecturer
Departmental Affiliation: Anthropology Department
Degrees: Ph.D., Tufts University
Expertise: Tourism, museums, myth and ritual, cultural performance, culture-led redevelopment, mobilities, farm history/heritage
E-mail:
Website:
cathy.stanton@tufts.edu
www.cathystanton.net
Scholarship & Research:

Digital Media Editor, National Council on Public History;  editor, History@Work

History at the Table, a blog about food, farming, and historic sites

"Between Pastness and Presentism:  Public History and the Local Food Movement" in Oxford Handbook of Public History, James Gardner and Paula Hamilton, eds. (Oxford University Press, forthcoming)

"'Plant Yourself in My Neighborhood': An Ethnographic Landscape Study of Farming and Farmers in Columbia County, New York" (for Martin Van Buren National Historic Site/National Park Service, 2012)

"Re-Occupying Plimoth," Plenary session remarks, New England American Studies Association conference, Plymouth, MA, 2011

"The Past as a Public Good:  The U.S. National Park Service and 'Cultural Repair' in Postindustrial Places" in "People and Their Pasts:  Public History Today," Hilda Kean and Paul Ashton, eds. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)

"Performing the Postindustrial:  The Limits of Radical History in Lowell, Massachusetts," Radical History Review, Issue 98 (Spring 2007)

"The Lowell Experiment: Public History in a Postindustrial City" (University of Massachusetts Press, 2006);  winner of the 2007 National Council on Public History Book Award

With Myrna M. Breitbart, "Touring Templates: Cultural Workers and Regeneration in Small New England Cities" in Tourism, Culture and Regeneration, Melanie K. Smith, ed.  (CABI, 2006)

“Serving Up Culture: Heritage and its Discontents at an Industrial History Site.” International Journal of Heritage Studies (Vol. 11, December 2005)

Co-author with Stephen Belyea, “‘Their Time Will Yet Come’: The African American Presence in Civil War Reenactment” in Hope   and Glory: Essays on the Legacy of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment, Martin Blatt, Tom Brown, Donald Yacovone, eds. (University of Massachusetts Press, 2001)