Grasso, Linda


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    PhD Brown University American Studies 1993 
    MA Brown University American Studies 1989 
    BA City University of New York Baccalaureate Program Women's Studies 1985 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience

    York College, City University of New York Professor English Fall 2007 - Present 
    York College, City University of New York Associate Professor English Fall 2001 - Spring 2007 
    York College, City University of New York Assistant Professor English Fall 1997 - Spring 2001 
    Graduate Center, City University of New York Professor M.A. Program in Liberal Studies Fall 2004 - Present 
    Columbus State University Assistant Professor English Fall 1993 - Spring 1997 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience

    Brooklyn College , City University of New York Adjunct Assistant Professor Women's Studies Fall 1996 - Spring 1997 
    Brown University Teaching Fellow American Civilization Fall 1989 - Spring 1992 
    Brown University Teaching Assistant American Civilization Fall 1988 - Spring 1989 
  4. Non Academic Experience

  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Professor Fall 2007 - Present 
    Associate Professor Fall 2001 - Spring 2007 
    Assistant Professor Fall 1997 - Spring 2001 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:

      Grasso, Linda. The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women's Literature in America, 1820-1860. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2002. 249 pgs.

    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Grasso, Linda M.. "'You are No Stranger to Me': Georgia O’Keeffe’s Fan Mail." Reception: Texts, Readers, Audiences, History. 5 (2013): 24-40.

        Grasso, Linda. "Academically on Course." Inside Higher Ed. 2 September 2011: .

        Grasso, Linda. "Reading Published Letter Collections as Literary Texts: Correspondence Between Maria Chabot and Georgia O’Keeffe, 1941-1949." Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers. 25. 2 (Fall 2008): 239-250.

        Grasso, Linda. "Inventive Desperation: Anger, Violence, and Belonging in Mary Wilkins Freeman’s and Sui Sin Far’s Murderous Mother Stories." American Literary Realism. 38.1 (Fall 2005): 18-31.

        Grasso, Linda. "Masking Volcanic Anger: The Repressive World of Nineteenth-Century White Female Emotional Culture." Prospects: An Annual Journal of American Cultural Studies. 27 (2003): 27-48.

        Grasso, Linda. "Changing Conversations, Shifting Paradigms: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Women's Literary Scholarship in the Twenty-First Century." College Literature. 29.2 (2002): 149-158.

        Grasso, Linda. "Louisa May Alcott's 'Magic Inkstand': Little Women, Feminism, and The Myth of Regeneration." Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies. 19.1 (1998): 177-192.

        Grasso, Linda. "Anger in the House: Fanny Fern's Ruth Hall and the Redrawing of Emotional Boundaries in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America." Studies in the American Renaissance. (1995): 251-261.

        Grasso, Linda. "‘Thwarted Life, Mighty Hunger, Unfinished Work:’ The Legacy of Nineteenth-Century Women Writing in America." ATQ: 19th C. American Literature and Culture. 8.2 (June 1994): 97-118.

      2. Chapters in Books:

        Grasso, Linda. "Edited Letter Collections as Epistolary Fictions: Imagining African American Women’s History in Beloved Sisters and Loving Friends." . Letters and Cultural Transformations in the United States, 1760-1860. Ed. Theresa Strouth Gaul and Sharon M. Harris. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing Company 2009: 249-267.

      3. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Government Reports or Monographs
    4. Book Reviews:

      "Review of Gender and Race in Antebellum Popular Culture by Sarah N. Roth. The American Historical Review 120.3" (2015): 1023-1024.

      "Review of My Faraway One: Selected Letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz. Vol. 1, 1915-1933. Selected, Annotated, and Edited by Sarah Greenough. New Haven: Yale University Press in association with the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2011." (September 2013): 249-251.

      "Review of Love and Marriage in Early African America. Ed. by Frances Smith Foster. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2008. Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 26.1" (2009): 171-172.

      "Review of Maria Chabot—Georgia O’Keeffe: Correspondence, 1941-1949. Ed. by Barbara Buhler Lynes and Ann Paden. New Mexico Historical Review" (Fall 2005): 451-452.

      "Review of Blood & Irony: Southern White Women’s Narratives of the Civil War, 1861-1937 by Sarah E. Gardner. American Historical Review" (December 2005): 1537.

      "Review of The Reader's Repentance: Women Preachers, Women Writers, and Nineteenth-Century Social Discourse by Christine L. Krueger. Sex Roles 29.10" (Nov. 1993): 720-722.

  7. Other Publications

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      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

  9. Patents


  10. Work In Progress

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  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

  12. Grants-In-Aid

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department
    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College
    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):
Grasso, Linda

Grasso, Linda