2008-2009 Newberry Seminar in Early American History and Culture

2008-2009 Seminars

Thursday, September 25, 2008
“Chicago in Indian Country: The Murder of Jean B. Lalime”Ann Keating, North Central College
Thursday, October 23, 2008
“The Siege of ‘Castle Pox’: Marblehead, Massachusetts’ Medical Revolution, 1764–1777”Andrew Wehrman, Northwestern University
Thursday, November 13, 2008
“The Sexual Management of Race: Patriarchy and the Denial of Citizenship to Africans and Indians, 1740–1774”Kelly A. Ryan, Indiana University Southeast
Thursday, January 15, 2009
“From Tippecanoe to Portage des Sioux: The Wars of 1812 in the Early American West” John Reda, University of Illinois at Chicago
Thursday, February 19, 2009
“Submit or Starve? Two Seventeenth-Century Marriages and the Making of a Precedent”Kirsten Sword, Indiana University
Thursday, March 26, 2009
“The Architect and the State: Tom Paine’s Iron Bridge, from Common Sense to Rights of Man” Edward Gray, Florida State University
Thursday, April 16, 2009
“Edward Taylor’s Voice”Jordan Alexander Stein, University of Colorado at Boulder
Thursday, May 21, 2009
“Fighting Jamaica’s First Maroon War: Soldiers’ Journals and the Nature of Colonial Campaigning” James Robertson, University of the West Indies at Mona
Thursday, June 11, 2009
“’We Waite Impatiently to Hear’: The Intersections of Boundaries, Loyalties, and Commercial Activities in the Revolutionary Atlantic” Patricia Rogers, Michigan State University