Joy Giguere, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History, Liberal Arts
Office Phone
Office Location
M.S. Grumbacher Information Sciences and Technology Center, Room 219
1031 Edgecomb Avenue
York, PA 17403-3326
    Research Interests

    Cemeteries and Grave markers, Commemorative Culture, Memory

    Publications

    “Too mean to live, and certainly in no fit condition to die”: Vandalism, Public Misbehavior, and the Rural Cemetery Movement, Journal of the Early Republic

    Death and the American South, The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society - April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2017

    A tabernacle for the dead: Antebellum Southern Identity and the Rural Cemetery Movement, Journal of Southern History

    “Variety there must be”: Electicism, Taste, and the 19th century Rural Cemetery Landscape, Markers: The Annual Journal of the Association For Gravestone Studies

    "Young and Littlefield's Folly": Fundraising, Confederate Memorialization, and the Construction of the Jefferson Davis Monument in Fairview, Kentucky, 1907-1924, Register of the Kentucky Historical Society - January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2017

    Bennett Young and the Rhetoric of Reconciliation, Race and/or Reconciliation: Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Veterans in Society - 2016

    The Year's Work in Cemetery and Gravestone Studies: An International Bibliography, Markers XXXI: The Annual Journal of the Association for Gravestone Studies - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2015

    Mount Hope Cemetery of Bangor, Maine: The Complete History, Maine History - January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2015

    Characteristically American: Memorial Architecture, National Identity, and the Egyptian Revival - August, 2014

    The Year's Work in Cemetery and Gravestone Studies: An International Bibliography, Markers XXIX: The Annual Journal of the Association for Gravestone Studies - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2014

    Mainers in the Civil War, Maine History - January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2014

    The Year's Work in Cemetery and Gravestone Studies: An International Bibliography, Markers XXVIII: The Annual Journal of the Association for Gravestone Studies - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2013

    The Americanized Sphinx: Civil War Commemoration, Jacob Bigelow, and the Sphinx at Mount Auburn Cemetery, The Journal of the Civil War Era - March, 2013

    Fifteen Florida Cemeteries: Strange Tales Unearthed, The Florida Historical Quarterly - October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2011

    The Year's Work in Cemetery and Gravestone Studies: An International Bibliography, Markers XXVII: The Annual Journal of the Association for Gravestone Studies - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2011

    Virtuous Women, Useful Men, & Lovely Children: Epitaph Language and the Construction of Gender and Social Status in Cumberland County, Maine, 1720-1820, Markers XXIV: The Annual Journal of the Association for Gravestone Studies - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2007

    Education

    Ph D, History, University of Maine

    MA, Historical Archaeology, University of Maine

    BA, Anthropology and Music (Double Major), Bowdoin College