Court Carney, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University
African American History, U.S. Cultural History
Office: 358 Vera Dugas Liberal Arts North
Dr. Carney teaches undergraduate courses and graduate seminars on African American history and modern American culture. Recent classes include: “Making Race,” “The Civil Rights Movement,” and “Jazz and American Culture.”
Dr. Carney's publications include:
- Cuttin’ Up: How Early Jazz Got America’s Ear (The University Press of Kansas, 2009; paperback, 2012).
- “‘All of My Maps Have Been Overthrown’: Wilco and the Politics of Identity in Modern American Culture” in Sonic Fabric (WVT, 2009).
- “‘A Lamp is Burning in All Our Dark’: Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, and the Promise of America” in Highway 61 Revisited: Bob Dylan’s Road From Minnesota to the World (The University of Minnesota Press, 2009).
- “‘The Most Man in the World’: Nathan Bedford Forrest and the Cult of Masculinity in the South” in White Masculinity in the Recent South (Louisiana State University Press, 2008).
- “New Orleans and the Creation of Early Jazz,” Popular Music and Society, Vol. 29, no. 3 (July 2006): 301-16.
- “The Contested Image of Nathan Bedford Forrest,” Journal of Southern History, Vol. LXVII, no. 3 (August 2001): 601-30.