Lucy Caplan

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Lucy (joint with African American Studies) received an A.B. magna cum laude in History and Literature from Harvard College in 2012 and an M.A. in American Studies from Yale in 2014. Her research focuses on the intersections of music, national identity, and social change, with a particular emphasis on the work of early-twentieth-century African American artists and intellectuals. Lucy is also pursuing the M.A. concentration in Public Humanities, and has interned at the Cambridge Historical Society, where she developed and led a walking tour of literary sites around the city. An active member of Yale’s musical community, Lucy performs frequently around New Haven as a violist and works at the Lincoln-Bassett School as a Teaching Artist for the Music in Schools Initiative.

African American Intellectual History, Performance Studies, Music and Social Change, 19th- and 20th-Century US Cultural History, Public Humanities