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Mintie, Katherine (Kappy)



Art and Art History, Peeler Art Center, Room 212
Greencastle, IN

Art and Art History

Post-doctoral Scholar and Assistant Professor of Art and Art History

PhD, UC Berkeley, 2017

BA, Vassar College, 2009


Recently Taught Courses

Art and Material Culture of the United States, 1776-Present

Photography and Racial Identity in the United States

Art and Social Movements

Art on Trail: Art and the Law


Research Interests

My research focuses on the art of the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries with an emphasis on the history of photography.


Recent Publications, Conference Papers, and Awards

2018: "'Photography vs The Press’: Benjamin J. Falk and the Value of Studio Photography in the Halftone Era," Images, Copyright, and the Public Domain in the Long Nineteenth Century Conference at the Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library


2017: Symposium organizer, "Reading Photographically Illustrated Texts" at UC Berkeley and the Bancroft Library


2017: “Commercial Salted Papers in the United States, 1860-1900,” Salted Paper Prints Symposium at Harvard University


2017: “Overlooked Assets: Digitizing Original Samples in Early Photography Manuals at the Library of Congress” at the College Art Association Annual Conference


My research has been supported by the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Library Company of Philadelphia, the American Antiquarian Society, and the Peter Palmquist Memorial Fund for Historic Photographic Research.

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