Podcast Episode 7 – Disability In the Early Republic

Disability History Association Podcast – Episode 7 (December 2018): Martha Ann Honeywell: Art, Performance, and Disability in the Early Republic

Dr. Laurel Daen discusses her award-winning article.

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Dr. Laurel Daen is a National Endowment for the Humanities postdoctoral fellow at the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture. Laurel’s current research focuses on disability in early North America (to 1840). She is writing a book about disability, authority, and state-building in the early national period. She has also published articles and book chapters on “invalid” pensions for American Revolutionary War veterans, inventions for disability in early nineteenth-century Britain, and the early nineteenth-century American artist and performer Martha Ann Honeywell. This latter article won the Disability History Association’s 2018 Outstanding Article or Book Chapter Award and is the subject of this podcast.

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