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The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists is the first academic organization dedicated to nineteenth-century American literary and cultural studies. 

Image: Compositors, The Brethren Publishing Co., Ashland, Ohio, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution 

Toward an

Anti-Racist C19

The values of equity, diversity, and inclusion do not just guide our inquiry into the past. They are at the heart of our ethos as an organization in the present. 

Ad-Hoc Teaching Mutual Aid

As many of us embark upon unconventional course planning, this feature aims to offer an ever-growing, collective resource for circulating strategic pedagogies and fostering the exchange of adaptable ideas.


For the convenience of 19th-century Americanists, we have compiled lists of relevant Archives & Repositories and Online Databases. A list of fellowships available to scholars of 19th-century American literature

may also be accessed via the tab below.

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