2004-2005 Newberry Seminar in Early American History and Culture

2004-2005 Seminars

Thursday, September 30, 2004
Early American History Seminar: Nicole Eustace, New York University

“ ‘The Power of Feeling’ in Common Sense: the Pennsylvania Context of Thomas Paine’s Egalitarian Emotional Rhetoric”
Nicole Eustace, New York University

Thursday, November 18, 2004
Early American History Seminar: Serena Zabin, Carleton College

“ ‘Cheats and Rogueries’ in Eighteenth-Century New York City”
Serena Zabin, Carleton College

Thursday, December 16, 2004
Early American History Seminar: Rebekah M. Mergenthal, University of Chicago

“A ‘Reciprocally Beneficial’ Trade: Economic Exchange on the Lower Missouri River Valley Frontier”
Rebekah M. Mergenthal, University of Chicago

Thursday, February 24, 2005
Early American History Seminar: Gretchen A. Adams, Texas Tech University

“The Cultural Work of Salem Witchcraft
Gretchen A. Adams, Texas Tech University

Thursday, March 17, 2005
Early American History Seminar: Louis P. Nelson, University of Virginia

“Sensing the Sacred”
Louis P. Nelson, University of Virginia

Thursday, April 21, 2005
Early American History Seminar: Sarah Pearsall, Andrews University, Scotland

“Tyranny and Sympathy: Trans-Atlantic Family Correspondence in the Age of Revolution
Sarah Pearsall, Andrews University, Scotland

Thursday, May 19, 2005
Early American History Seminar: Woody Holton, Richmond University

“ ‘A Murmuring Underneath’: Revolts, Rumors of Revolt, and the Road to the Constitution”
Woody Holton, Richmond University