2009-2010 Newberry Seminar in Early American History and Culture

2009-2010 Seminars

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Early American History Seminar: Julia Stern, Northwestern University

“Revolt: More Family Troubles in the House Divided”
Julia Stern, Northwestern University

Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Early American History Seminar: Charlotte Carrington, University of Cambridge

“ ‘Mine-Host of Ma-re Mount’ and his ‘Land of Milk and Honey’: A Reappraisal of Thomas Morton and his World”
Charlotte Carrington, University of Cambridge 

Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Early American History Seminar: Joshua Piker, University of Oklahoma

“Lying Together: The Imperial Implications of Cross-Cultural Untruths
Joshua Piker, University of Oklahoma
* This seminar is co-sponsored by the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies

Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Early American History Seminar: Andrew Schochet, Bowling Green State University

“Politics and the American Revolution in the 2008 Presidential Campaign”
Andrew Schocket, Bowling Green State University

Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Early American History Seminar: Michael Goode, University of Illinois at Chicago

“An Exhortation Among Friends: The Problem of Slavery in Early Quaker Pennsylvania”
Michael Goode, University of Illinois at Chicago

Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Early American History Seminar: Martin Brückner, University of Delaware

“The Spectacle of Maps in America, 1750 - 1840”
Martin Brückner, University of Delaware