Scott Spillman

Scott Spillman is a doctoral student in American history at Stanford University. His dissertation, "The Slavery Society: Slavery Studies before Civil Rights," examines the study of slavery in America from roughly the rise of abolitionism in the 1830s to the start of the civil rights movement after World War II. He lives in Morrison, Colorado.


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Casaubon’s Humanities

James Turner’s Philology makes a case for the comparative mode that gave birth to the modern humanities — but what does his argument say for the state of the humanities now?...

Casaubon’s Humanities
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