Associate Professor, Director of M.A. Program
Office: 537 Clemens Hall
Phone number: (716) 645-0707
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The recipient of three teaching awards including the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Carrie Tirado Bramen teaches courses in nineteenth-century American literature, American 1890s, US Latino/a studies, travel writing and American Pluralism.
She is the author of The Uses of Variety: Modern Americanism and the Quest for National Distinctiveness (Harvard UP 2000), which was co-winner of the Thomas J. Wilson prize for best first book published by Harvard. She is also the author of numerous articles and book chapters on a range of topics, most recently on the Christology of niceness in Harriet Beecher Stowe; and how nineteenth-century Argentine travel writers constructed a notion of American Exceptionalism centered on the flirt. She has also published essays on Leslie Fiedler, Henry James and Gayl Jones.
She is the recipient of multiple fellowships including the Charles Warren Fellowship at Harvard; a summer research fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society; and most recently, the Ann LaBastille Writer-in-Residency at the Adirondack Center for Writing.
Since 2012, she has served on the Advisory Council of the American Literature Section of the MLA; and she has been elected Chair of the Council for 2015-2016.
For six years, Carrie Bramen was Executive Director of the UB Humanities Institute (2006-2013).
She is currently completing a monograph entitled “American Niceness: A Cultural History.”
nineteenth-century American literature, U.S. Latino/a literature, cultural history, critical race theory, transatlantic & intellectual history
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