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Sylvia Bailey More

Email: sbailey3@ncsu.edu

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Office: Withers Hall 247

Office Hours: T/Th 1:30 - 2:30

Syllabus: HI 300 Sophomore Seminar - Fighting Dissent: The Inquisition in Medieval and Early Modern Europe


Biography 

ylvia Bailey is a public history PhD-candidate at the North Carolina State University. Her dissertation research focuses on national museums that fulfill the function of performative embodiments of the nation-state, and play an essential role in the construction of national identities. Aspects leading her analysis are transnational influences in regard to the conceptual use of interpretation, visual rhetoric, spatiality, and national narratives.

Since coming to the North Carolina State University she has been teaching classes in Early American History (HI253) and Modern American History (HI 254) which built on her experience from her dual Master in American History and Cultural Anthropology (specializing on Ancient America) from the University of Cologne, Germany. In 2007 she finished her master thesis titled "The Great Migration und ihre Folgen – Separation und Ghettobildung am Beispiel Chicagos" under the direction of Professor Norbert Finzsch.

In the summer of 2019, she was a fellow of the Humanities Without Walls Fellowship in Chicago which enabled her to explore the field of career diversity and how to apply the Humanities beyond academia. 


Research & Teaching Interests

History and Memory, Museum Interpretation, Genocide and National Identities, Visual Rhetoric, Colonial America, Native American History and Cultural Anthropology

Current Project

Currently Sylvia is working on her dissertation which focuses on national museums that fulfill the function of performative embodiments of the nation-state, and play an essential role in the construction of national identities. Aspects leading her analysis are transnational influences in regard to the conceptual use of interpretation, visual rhetoric, spatiality, and national narratives. 

Education

BA History, University of Cologne, 2005 (American History, Medieval History, Ancient American Anthropology)

MA History, University of Cologne, 2008 (American History, Medieval History and Cultural Anthropology)

Certificate in Project Management Fundamentals, Black Diamond Corporation, 2015

PhD-Candidacy, North Carolina State University, 2018 (Public History)