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Dr. Janet M. Davis

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Phone: (512) ***-****  
Email: j***@***.edu
University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station B6600
Austin , Texas 78712
United States

Company Description: The University of Texas at Austin, the largest component of The University of Texas System, is a major research university and home to more than 48,000 students,...   more

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CHS Circus History Publications, 1 May 2013 [cached]
Davis, Janet M. Circus Queen and Tinker Bell: The Memoir of Tiny Kline. University of Illinois Press, 2008. This memoir follows the life and career of circus performer Tiny Kline (1891-1964) from the burlesque house to the circus tent, and on to Disneyland and the silver screen. While working for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Kline became well known for her slide for life and iron jaw act in which she slid to the ground while dangling from trapeze rigging by her teeth. Kline renewed her spectacular acrobatics at the age of seventy when she played Tinker Bell in the fireworks show at Disneyland.
Davis, Janet M. The Circus Age, Culture and Society Under the American Big Top.
Janet Davis is an Assistant Professor of American Studies and History at the University of Texas at Austin. She ties the emergence of the early twentieth century American railroad circus to historical change - the rise of big business, feminist movements, United States overseas expansion, urbanization, and racial issues.
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Rm L160. (Gallery hours will be extended to 7p.) Lecture and book signing by Janet M. Davis, associate professor of American studies and history, University of Texas at Austin.
Press Releases, 27 June 2011 [cached]
           “Featuring colorful exotic animals and people performing remarkable feats of flight and strength, the circus poster in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries changed the face of American advertising forever,†explained Janet M. Davis, Associate Professor of American Studies, History, and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.    Â
Historian Bayne Begins Film on Human Exhibitions, 14 June 2005 [cached]
Contributors and interviewees will include MacArthur Fellow Dr. Deborah Willis, Tisch School professor and co-author of "The Black Female Body: A Photographic History", NYU performance studies professor Dr. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, circus historian Dr. Janet Davis of the University of Texas, "Chang and Eng" author Darrin Strauss, Dr. Benjamin Reiss, author of "The Showman and the Slave", and widely-published Northwest State science professor Dr. Jerry Bergman.
News Channel 7, Upstate South Carolina | For Its Next Trick, Circus Revamps Itself, 6 Jan 2006 [cached]
"The animal rights groups have won in a way," said Janet M. Davis, a professor of American Studies at the University of Texas, who teaches a course on the history of the circus.
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