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Pernille IpsenPernille Ipsen
Assistant Professor

Email: pipsen@wisc.edu
Phone: (608)770-9843
Office: 3307 Sterling

Curriculum Vitae: View PDF

Website: http://womenstudies.wisc.edu/professional-pages/ipsen.htm

Office Hours: TBA

Education: PhD: Copenhagen University, 2008

Bio Sketch:

I specialize in the social history of the Atlantic world with a broad interest in interracial marriage and developments in social categories of gender and race during European colonialism and encounters with “others” around the globe.

Selected Publications:

  • Pernille Ipsen: Entangled Worlds. Interracial Marriage in the Atlantic Slave Trade (University of Pennsylvania Press, forthcoming)
  • Pernille Ipsen: ""The Christened Mulatresses": Euro-African Families in a Slave trading Town" in The William and Mary Quarterly (April 2013)
  • Pernille I. Hamilton and Henrikke Terp Møllevang: Hver tid sin Pocahontas. Om kulturmøder og koloniseringen af Nordamerika (Gyldendal 2003). [In English: 400 years of Pocahontas stories. Cultural encounters and the colonization of North America].
  • Pernille Ipsen (ed.): Midlertidigt ophold. Kvindehjemmet i København 1902-2002 af Tinne Wammen (Hans Reitzels Forlag 2002). [In English: Temporary Lodging. Copenhagen Women's shelter 1902-2002 by Tinne Wammen].
  • Editor + co-author of the introduction of a special issue of the journal Itinerario about "Nordic Colonialism" based on a collection of papers presented at three conferences hosted in our network "Global Cultural History".

History Courses Taught:

Undergraduate Seminars:

  • History 600 - Advanced Seminar in History - Topics: "Race and Gender in the Atlantic World, 1500-1900" Syllabus 2012 (pdf)
  • History 680/690 - Senior Thesis/Honors Thesis Colloquium - Syllabus 2013 (pdf)
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