Anna Mae Duane

Associate Professor



Anna Mae Duane is an Associate Professor of English at UConn. Duane is currently researching Child Labor and Role of Work as Redemptive in the 19th-Century Penitentiary. She recently pubslished Educated for Freedom: The Incredible Story of Two Fugitive Schoolboys who Grew Up to Change a Nation (NYU Press, 2020).


American literature to 1900, Childhood studies, African American literature, literary/critical theory (disability studies).

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Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut
Department of English
215 Glenbrook Road, U-4025
Storrs, CT 06269-4025
Office LocationAustin 227
Office HoursTu 2:15pm - 3:15pm (In Person) and by appointment (Virtual)