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Dr. Janet Davis M.

Professor of American Studies

University of Texas at Austin

HQ Phone: (512) 471-3434

Email: j***@***.edu

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University of Texas at Austin

1 University Station B6600

Austin, Texas 78712

United States

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The University of Texas at Austin is a renowned Tier One institution, a national leader in myriad disciplines and educational strategies. This remains true even in an era of diminishing state funds when tuition is lower than at most of our peer schools. ... more

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Affiliations

Associate Professor, PHD
Texas Memorial Museum of Science and History

Administrative Secretary
UIUC

Project Advisor
Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities

Education

Ph.D.

graduate degree

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Web References (190 Total References)


Dr. Janet Davis, circus ...

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Dr. Janet Davis, circus society expert and associate professor in the Department of American Studies at University of Texas Austin, chronicles the historical significance of the female big top performer as a durable champion of women's rights by bringing to life the posters featured in the 'Ladies of the Ring' exhibit, running through Feb. 2nd [...]


Ladies of the Ring - Circus Now

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Dr. Janet Davis, circus society expert and associate professor in the Department of American Studies at University of Texas Austin, chronicles the historical significance of the female big top performer as a durable champion of women's rights by bringing to life the posters featured in the 'Ladies of the Ring' exhibit, running through Feb. 2nd at the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, FL. This article was created as a reflection of the current exhibit, with help from the Ringling Museum of Art and the 'Tibbals' collection.

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Janet Davis Janet M. Davis is Associate Professor in the Department of American Studies. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, she spent the majority of her childhood and young adulthood in the Upper Midwest-with intermediate stops on study abroad programs in Germany and India. In addition to fellowships from Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies in Hindi; the National Endowment for the Humanities; the American Association of University Women; and UT-Austin, Dr. Davis is the winner of a Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award and the Robert W. Hamilton Book Award. She has earned the President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award and the Eyes of Texas Excellence Award. Dr. Davis is the author of The Circus Age: Culture and Society under the American Big Top, as well as the editor of Circus Queen and Tinker Bell: The Life of Tiny Kline. She is currently finishing her third book, The Gospel of Kindness: Animal Welfare and the Making of Modern America, which will be published by Oxford University Press in 2015. Dr. Davis's article, "Cockfight Nationalism: Blood Sport and the Moral Politics of Empire and Nation Building," recently won the 2014 Constance M. Rourke Prize for the best article published in American Quarterly.
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[ix] Janet M. Davis, The Circus Age: Culture and Society under the American Big Top (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002), 67.
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[xiv] Janet M. Davis, "The Circus Americanized," in Weber, Ames and Wittmann, editors, American Circus, 29-30.
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[xv] Janet M. Davis, "Bearded Ladies, Dainty Amazons, Hindoo Fakers, and Lady Savages: Circus Representations of Gender and Race in Victorian America," in Kristin Spangenberg and Deborah Walk, editors, The Amazing American Circus Poster: The Strobridge Lithographing Company (Cincinnati and Sarasota: Cincinnati Art Museum and the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, February 2011): 75-84
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[xviii] "Life as a Woman of the Circus is Not All Glitter: Hard Work and Discipline Her Lot," New York Evening Telegram, August 27, 1902, quoted in Davis, The Circus Age.
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[...] [For more awesome posters of circus ladies, see Janet Davis's post on Circus Now.] [...]


CirCommons Archive - Circus Now - page 5

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Dr. Janet Davis, circus society expert and associate professor in the Department of American Studies at University of Texas Austin, chronicles the historical significance of the female big top performer as a durable champion of women's rights by bringing to life the posters featured in the 'Ladies of the Ring' exhibit, running through Feb. 2nd [...]


Dr. Janet Davis, circus ...

circusnow.org [cached]

Dr. Janet Davis, circus society expert and associate professor in the Department of American Studies at University of Texas Austin, chronicles the historical significance of the female big top performer as a durable champion of women's rights by bringing to life the posters featured in the 'Ladies of the Ring' exhibit, running through Feb. 2nd [...]


Dr. Janet Davis, circus ...

circusnow.org [cached]

Dr. Janet Davis, circus society expert and associate professor in the Department of American Studies at University of Texas Austin, chronicles the historical significance of the female big top performer as a durable champion of women's rights by bringing to life the posters featured in the 'Ladies of the Ring' exhibit, running through Feb. 2nd [...]

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