Kearin, Madeline B.


Area of interest: Historical archaeology of the American Northeast, particularly the use of gravestones as agents of intersectional identity formation; symbolic continuity between gravestones and other realms of material culture; and the articulation of the middle class against marginalized members of society through gravestones and other symbols.

Keywords:  Historical archaeology, New England, institutions, architecture, sensory experience

:  In the field

Previous degrees:
 M.A. Art History & Archaeology, New York University; B.A. Sarah Lawrence College

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