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Apr 15, 2020

In this episode we speak with historians Corinne Field and Nicholas Syrett about the April 2020 AHR Roundtable they co-edited titled “Chronological Age: A Useful Category Of Historical Analysis.”

Corinne Field is Associate Professor of Women, Gender & Sexuality at the University of Virginia and the author of The Struggle for Equal Adulthood: Gender, Race, Age, and the Fight for Citizenship in Antebellum America (University of North Carolina Press, 2014).

Nicholas Syrett is Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Kansas and the author of The Company He Keeps: A History of White College Fraternities (University of North Carolina Press, 2009) and American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States (University of North Carolina Press, 2016). Together they co-edited the volume Age in America: The Colonial Era to the Present (New York University Press, 2015).