Dr. Lampert received her PhD and MA from the University of Michigan and her BA from
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
Dr. Lampert teaches courses in U.S. history on colonial America, the early republic,
women, gender & sexuality, popular culture, slavery, and religion. She also teaches
the introductory course for the Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies minor.
Dr. Lampert's book, Starring Women: Celebrity, Patriarchy, and the Transformation
of American Theater and Culture, 1790-1850, is forthcoming from University of Illinois
Press. She has published research on female platform performance in the mid-19th century
and on the career of African-American singer Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield. Her broader
interests include 19th-century women's and gender history, celebrity studies, cultural
history, and history of sexuality.
Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for
display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions
of the faculty member or discipline.
- Lampert, Sara. Review of Sharon Hartman Strom, Fortune, Fame & Desire: Promoting the Self in the
Long Nineteenth Century. Journal of the Early Republic, 2019.
- Lampert, Sara. Review of Julia Bricklin, America's Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of
Lillian Frances Smith. South Dakota History, 2018.
- Lampert, Sara. "Thy first temple in the far, far West!": Re/shaping Theatre in St. Louis, MO 1837-1839. Vol. 18, Iss. 2. Ohio Valley History, 2018. (DOI: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/699708/)
- Lampert, Sara. "'Instruction which she should avoid': Reflections on 1830s Theater Manager Thomas
Hamblin in the #MeToo Era". Nursing Clio, 2018.
- Lampert, Sara. The "Perfect Delight" of Dramatic Reading: Gertrude Kellogg and the Post-Civil War
Lyceum. In Thinking Together: Lecturing, Learning, and Difference in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Angela Ray and Paul Stob. University Park, MD: Pennsylvania State University Press , 2018.
- Lampert, Sara. Review of Sandra K. Sagala, Buffalo Bill on the Silver Screen: The Films of Buffalo
Bill Cody.. Vol. 47, Iss. 2. South Dakota History, 2017.
- Lampert, Sara. "'Dear Miss Cushman': The Dreams of Eva McCoy, 1874". Rural Women's Studies, 2017.
- Lampert, Sara. "Black Swan/White Raven: The Racial Politics of Elizabeth Greenfield's American Concert
Career, 1851-1855". Vol. 17, Iss. 1. American Nineteenth Century History , 2016. (DOI: 10.1080/14664658.2016.1201730)
- Lampert, Sara. Review of Katrina Dyonne Thompson, Ring Shout, Wheel About: The Racial Politics of
Music and Dance in North American Slavery. Vol. 15, Iss. 3. Ohio Valley History, 2015.
- Lampert, Sara. Review of Jeanne Winston Adler, The Affair of the Veiled Murderess: An Antebellum
Scandal and Mystery. Vol. 95, Iss. 1. Oneonta, NY: New York History: A Quarterly Journal, 2014.
- Lampert, Sara. "Bringing Music to the Lyceumites: The Bureaus and the Transformation of Lyceum Entertainment". In The Cosmopolitan Lyceum: Lecture Culture and the Globe in Nineteenth-Century America, edited by Tom F. Wright. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2013.
- Lampert, Sara. Review of Daniel Cavicchi, Listening and Longing: Music Lovers in the Age of Barnum. Vol. 25, Iss. 4. Journal of Popular Music Studies, 2013.
- Lampert, Sara. "Fanny Davenport, Frances Aymar Mathews, and the Play that Failed". Edited by Gertrude Oberfranc, 214-246. Vol. LXXIII, Iss. 2. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Library Chronicle, 2012.
- Lampert, Sara. Wild to See Her: Female Celebrity and the Transformation of American Theatre and Culture,
1790-1850. University of Illinois Press.