|Name:||Dr. Steven Garabedian|
|Title:||Assistant Professor, History|
|Office Location:||Fontaine 322|
|Extension:||(845) 575-3000 ext. 2222|
Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
In addition to my regular teaching, I am also Internship Coordinator for History/Public History/American Studies. Any and all prospective students and offsite internship placement directors should feel free to contact me at the above office extension or email address.
Introduction to Public History
Rock 'n' Roll as U.S. History
American History to 1877
American History Since 1877
America Since 1945
Radical Music and Politics from Roosevelt to Reagan
Blues History and Blues Poetry
Change and Resistance in the Hudson Valley
U.S. cultural, social, intellectual, and public history
Reds, Whites, and the Blues: Lawrence Gellert, Blues Protest, and the Cultural Politics of White Denial (forthcoming).
"'It Don't Make Sense': Willie Dixon, The Blues, War, and Peace," Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research 40.3 (2015).
"Teaspoon Brigade: Pete Seeger, Folk Music, and Intellectual Property Law," The Hudson River Valley Review 31.2 (Spring 2015): 98 - 114.
"The Blues Image in the White Mind: Blues Historiography and White Romantic Racialism," Popular Music and Society 37.4 (2014): 476 - 494.
"Reds, Whites, and the Blues: Lawrence Gellert, 'Negro Songs of Protest,' and the Leftwing Folksong Revival of the 1930s and 1940s," American Quarterly 57 (March 2005): 179 - 206.
"Blues Testimony and Black Agency," Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy (Spring 2006).
Review of Sounds of the New Deal: The Federal Music Project in the West, by Peter Gough, Western American Literature (forthcoming).
Review of Hidden in the Mix: The African American Presence in Country Music, ed. by Diane Pecknold, The Journal of Southern History 81.1 (Feb. 2015): 235 - 237.
Review of A Race of Singers: Whitman's Working-Class Hero From Guthrie to Springsteen, by Bryan K. Garman, XCP: Cross Cultural Poetics 9 (Fall 2001): 114 - 17.
National Council on Public History
"The Politics of Play: Locating Race and Gender with American Leisure Culture." National Council on Public History. Nashville, TN. April 2015.
"'It Don't Make Sense (You Can't Make Peace)': Peace, Justice, and the Blues." Annual Peace Studies Program Invited Lecturer. Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. March 2013.
"Blues Music and White Alienation." Marxist Reading Group Annual Conference. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. March 2013.
"Blues Historiography and White Pilgrimage." Soundtracks: Music, Tourism and Travel international conference. Liverpool, UK. July 2012.
"National Uplift in the Low-Down South: The Search for Black Vernacular Music by Lawrence Gellert and Sam Charters." Biennial Conference of the Society for the Study of Southern Literature. New Orleans, LA. April 2010.