Janet Moore Lindman, Ph.D.
Department of History
Fall Semester 2010
Office Hours: W, 4:30-6:00 p.m. or by appointment
Phone: 856/256-4500, ext. 3995
U.S. Women’s History, Colonial North America, American Revolution and Early Republic, History of Feminisms, U.S. Cultural History, and Issues in Women’s Health
Teaching schedule for fall 2010: Senior Seminar
Teaching schedule for spring 2011: Historical Methods
Teaching schedule for fall 2011: Colonial North America; Native American History
Recent Department/College/University Activities:
Chair, University Curriculum Committee, 2008-2011
Chair, Task Force on Computer Competency, 2010
Chair, Task Force on Restricted Major Status, 2009
Member, Executive Committee, University Senate, 2003-2004; 2008-2011
Chair, Promotion Committee, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2008-2009
Departmental Representative, University Senate, 2007-2010
Coordinator, Women's Studies Program, Rowan University, 1995-1998; 1998-2001; 2001-2005
Member, Advisory Board, Women’s Professional Network, 2004-2005
Senator-at-Large, University Senate, 2002-2004
Chair, University Sabbatical Leave Committee, 2003-2004
Member, Promotion Committee, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2002-2003
Chair, Promotion Committee, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2001-2002
Member, University Tenure and Recontracting Committee, 2001-2002
Janet Moore Lindman, “’Bad Men and Angels from Hell’: The Discourse of Universalism in Early National Philadelphia,” Journal of the Early Republic (forthcoming).
Janet Moore Lindman, “Play the Man . .. for Your Bleeding Country”: Military Chaplains as Gender Brokers During the American Revolutionary War,” in Thomas Foster, ed., Manliness in Early America (New York University Press, forthcoming).
“Women, Gender and Religion in the Early Americas,” History Compass 8/2 (2010):197-211 (online journal).
Janet Moore Lindman, Bodies of Belief: Baptist Community in Early America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008).
Janet Moore Lindman, “Beyond the Meetinghouse: Gender and Religion in Early America,” in Catherine Brekus, editor, Reimaging the Past: The Religious History of American Women (University of North Carolina Press, 2007).
Janet Moore Lindman and
Janet Moore Lindman, "The Body Baptist: Corporeal Spirituality,
Ritualization, and Church Discipline in Eighteenth-Century
Janet Moore Lindman, "Acting the Manly Christian: White
Evangelical Masculinity in Revolutionary
Entries on Elizabeth Comstock, Prudence Crandall, Susan Mapps Douglass, Josephine Whitney Duverenek, Abby Kelley Foster, Laura Smith Haviland, Hannah Clothier Hallowell Hull, Sybil Jones, and Amanda Way in Susan Hill Lindley and Eleanor J. Stebner, editors, Westminster Handbook to Women in American Religious History (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2008).
Katherine Carté Engel, Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009) for the Journal of Religion (in progress).
John A. Griggs, The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon (Oxford University Press, 2009), and John Wigger, American Saint: Francis Asbury and the Methodists (Oxford University Press, 2009), for Reviews in American History (December 2011).
Kathleen Brown, Foul Bodies: Cleanliness in Early America (Yale University Press, 2009) for Journal of American History (December 2010).
“Gendering Early America,” review essay on Juliana Barr’s, Peace Came in the Form of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands; Emily Clark’s, Masterless Mistresses: The New Orleans Ursulines and the Development of a New World Society, 1727-1834; and Aaron S. Fogelman’s, Jesus is Female: Moravians and Radical Religion in Early America for Gender & History 21.2 (August 2009):425-427.
Nora E. Jaffary, Gender, Race and Religion in the Colonization of the Americas (Ashgate, 2007) for Seventeenth-Century News Vol. 67, #1 and 2 (Spring 2009):19-22.
Tony Ballantyne and Antoinette Burton, editors, Bodies in Contact: Rethinking Colonial Encounters in World History for Early American Literature 42 #3 (2007):621-625.
Susan Scott Parrish, American Curiosity: Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World for The Journal of Southern History Vol. 73 #3 (August 2007):678-680.
Robert Appelbaum and John Wood Sweet, eds., Envisioning an English Empire: Jamestown and the Making of the North Atlantic World for Seventeenth-Century News Vol. 64, #3 and 4 (Fall-Winter, 2006):204-207.
Team Member, Bildner Campus Diversity Initiative, (project for faculty/staff development to create team taught, interdisciplinary courses for the first year experience) three year grant sponsored by the Bildner Foundation and the Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2003-2005
Team Member, "Boundaries and Borderlands III: The Search for
Recognition and Community in
Team Member, "Women and Scientific Literacy: Building Two Way Streets," (project to integrate gender scholarship into science curriculum) four year grant sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities, 1997-2000.
“From Metacom to Tecumseh: Alliances, Conflicts, and Resistance in Native North America,” NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers, Newberry Library, June-July, 2010.
Non-Salaried Financial Research Grant, Rowan University, Spring 2010.
Lord Baltimore Fellowship, Maryland Historical Society, August 2009.
Research Grant, Post Tenure Review Program, Rowan University, 2007-2008.
Separated Budgeted Research,
Research Fellowship, John Nicholas Brown Center, Brown University, Providence, RI, July, 1999.
Dissertation Fellowship, The Philadelphia Center for early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA., Fall semesters, 1990 and 1991.
Invited speaker, “’Mingled Souls’: The History of Friendship in Early America,” Department of History, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ., February 19, 2010.
Invited speaker, “’Troublesome Times Indeed”: Evangelical Religion in the Revolutionary Era,” Spring Lecture Series, The David Library of the American Revolution, Washington Crossing, PA., February 26, 2006.
Invited speaker and workshop leader, “Jefferson and Religion,” at the 18th Annual Jeffersonian Symposium, International Center for Jefferson Studies, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA., June 15-19, 2005.
Invited speaker, “Beyond the Meetinghouse: Gender and Religion in Early America,” Women in American Religious History: Reimaging the Past Conference, Martin E. Marty Center, The University of Chicago Divinity School, Chicago, IL., October 8-10, 2003.
Recent Conference Presentations
“Bodies of Belief: Baptist Community in Early America,” Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early Republic, Springfield, IL., July 16-19, 2009.
Chair, “Pennsylvania’s Women at Home and Abroad,” Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Historical Association, Bethlehem, PA., October 16-18, 2008.
Seminar Leader, “What is the History of the Body?” , 14th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Minneapolis, MN., June 12-15, 2008.
“’A Little Sister Among the Daughters of Zion’: Gender Language and Asymmetry among Early American Baptists,” Gendering of Religion in Early American Republic Panel, 14th Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Minneapolis, MN., June 12-15, 2008.
Chair and organizer, “Civil Rights and Civil Protest in Twentieth-Century Pennsylvania,” Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Historical Society, Philadelphia, PA., October 19-21, 2006.
Chair, “Women’s History Panel,” Phi Alpha Theta Regional
Conference (undergraduate history majors organization),
Chair, “Pennsylvania’s Cultural and Social History,” Annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Historical Association, Pittsburgh, PA., October 20-22, 2005.
Commenter, “Constructions of Gender in the South,” Annual
Meeting for the Society for Historians of the Early
“’News From a Far Country’: Evangelical Community and Print Culture in the Eighteenth Century,” Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Las Vegas, NE., March 31-April 3, 2005.
Recent Professional Activities:
Vice President, Pennsylvania Historical Association, 2009-2010
Member, Consortium Advisory Council, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2009; website: http://www.mceas.org
Chair, Program Committee, Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Historical Association, Westchester University, Westchester, PA., 2009; website: http://www.pa-history.org.
Member, Program Committee, Annual Meeting of the
Chair, Board of Trustees, The Alice Paul Institute, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, 2006-2008; website: http://www.alicepaul.org
Chair Elect, Board of Trustee, the Alice Paul Institute, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, 2005-2006
Member, Board of Trustees, The Alice Paul Institute, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, 2003-2005
Member, Executive Council,
Chair, Philip S. Klein Book Award,
Chair, Committee on Women and Minorities,
Participant, “Science, Gender and
Community,” Curriculum Reform Institute of the Women and Science Program,
Participant, New Jersey Summer Residential Institute, The New Jersey Project on Inclusive Scholarship, Curriculum and Teaching, summer 1997.
Memberships in Professional Organizations:
American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Institute of Early American History and Culture
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
Southern Association of Women Historians
Society for Historians of the Early Republic
Pennsylvania Historical Association
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Virginia Historical Society
Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society.