Berkeley English Graduate Students

Katherine Isabel Bondy

Katherine Isabel Bondy

Zoom, by appointment
kbondy@berkeley.edu


Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

Publications

"Freedom Flora: Botanical Revision & Community in African American Friendship Albums." Forthcoming in J19: Journal of Nineteenth Century Americanists. (Issue 10.1) 

Papers Delivered

"Cotton People: Race, Labor, & Animation in Fertilizer Trade Cards." C19: The Society of Nineteenth Century Americanists. Coral Gables, FL. March 31-April 2, 2022. 

"Freedom Flora: Botanical Revision & Community in African American Friendship Albums." C19: The Society of Nineteenth Century Americanists. Virtual Conference. October 2020. 

"'The feeling of myself, as of some plant': Character, Plants, & Gender in Herman Melville's Pierre." International Society for the Study of Narrative Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana. March 2020. 

“Botanical Stowe.” American Literature Association Annual Conference 2018. San Francisco, California. May 2018. 

"Beyond Sympathy's Narrative: Women & the Nonhuman World in Nineteenth-Century American Literature." International Society for the Study of Narrative Conference 2016. University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 

'"The Middle Distance": Structures of Temporality in Lena Grove's Light in August.' Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference 2014. University of Mississippi (Oxford, MS).  

 

 

 


Current Research

My dissertation, Strange Blooms: Thinking Botanically in Nineteenth Century America, explores botanical figurations of personhood in nineteenth-century American literature and visual culture. 


English Department Classes