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Andrew Barnes

m.a. candidate and teaching assistant

Andrew Barnes

Email: barnesac@bc.edu

Office: Stokes Hall, Office S330-B

Education:

B.A., History, Assumption College (2011)


Research Interests:

18th and 19th century British social and cultural history, with a focus on the transition between early modern and modern Britain. Also interested in the history of superstition and the supernatural, as well as folklore of the British Isles and Continental Europe.

Conference Presentations:

"The Devil Went Down to Yatton: Modernity, Civil Discourse, and Demonic Possession in Early Late Modern England," Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion at Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 23-25, 2014 (upcoming).