2005-2006 Newberry Seminar in Early American History and Culture

2005-2006 Seminars

Thursday, October 20, 2005
“The Radical Underworld Goes Colonial: P.F. McCallum’s Travels in Trinidad”James Epstein, Vanderbilt University
Thursday, November 17, 2005
“Personal Visions of the British Empire: Reexamining the Loyalist Experience at the End of the American Revolution”Christopher Sparshott, Northwestern University
Thursday, December 15, 2005
“ ‘The Political Rock of Our Salvation’: The U.S. Constitution According to John Dickinson”Jane Calvert, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Thursday, January 19, 2006
“Positioning the Word in Early New England”Matt Cohen, Duke University
Thursday, February 16, 2006
“Paine, Jefferson, and the Grammar of Revolution”Betsy Erkkila, Northwestern University
Thursday, March 16, 2006
“Fleeing the Founding Father”Cassandra Pybus, University of Tasmania, Australia
Thursday, April 27, 2006
“Why Betsy Ross Won’t Go Away”Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Harvard University