2006-2007 Newberry Seminar in Early American History and Culture

2006-2007 Seminars

Thursday, September 21, 2006
Early American History Seminar: Laura Edwards, Duke University

Keeping the Peace: People’s Proximity to Law in the Post-Revolutionary South”
Laura Edwards, Duke University

Thursday, October 19, 2006
Early American History Seminar: Aaron Fogleman, Northern Illinois University

The Atlantic World, 1492–1860s: Definition, Theory, and Boundaries”
Aaron Fogleman, Northern Illinois University

Thursday, November 16, 2006
Early American History Seminar: Mark Peterson, Iowa University

“Cutting off the Circulation: The Destruction of Phillis Wheatley’s Transatlantic World, 1763–1784”
Mark Peterson, Iowa University

Thursday, January 18, 2007
Early American History Seminar: Leon Fink, University of Illinois at Chicago

‘The Nation’s Property’: Merchant Sailors and the Rise of Liberal Political Economy in the Atlantic World, 1800–1870”
Leon Fink, University of Illinois at Chicago

Thursday, February 15, 2007
Early American History Seminar: Eric Slauter, University of Chicago

“Reading and Radicalization: Print, Politics, and the American Revolution”
Eric Slauter, University of Chicago

Thursday, March 15, 2007
Early American History Seminar: Chernoh Sesay, DePaul University

“Black Radicalism in the Revolutionary Era: Freedom, Equality, and Cosmopolitanism, 1770–1780”
Chernoh Sesay, DePaul University

Thursday, April 19, 2007
Early American History Seminar: Sandra Gustafson, University of Notre Dame

“Republicanism Across Borders”
Sandra Gustafson, University of Notre Dame

Thursday, May 10, 2007
Early American History Seminar: Timothy H. Breen, Northwestern University

“America’s Insurgency: Reflections on Popular Mobilization During the American Revolution”
Timothy H. Breen, Northwestern University