2005-2006 Newberry Seminar in Early American History and Culture

2005-2006 Seminars

Thursday, October 20, 2005
Early American History Seminar: James Epstein, Vanderbilt University

“The Radical Underworld Goes Colonial: P.F. McCallum’s Travels in Trinidad
James Epstein, Vanderbilt University

Thursday, November 17, 2005
Early American History Seminar: Christopher Sparshott, Northwestern University

“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
Early American History Seminar: Jane Calvert, St. Mary's College of Maryland

“ ‘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
Early American History Seminar: Matt Cohen, Duke University

“Positioning the Word in Early New England
Matt Cohen, Duke University

Thursday, February 16, 2006
Early American History Seminar: Betsy Erkkila, Northwestern University

“Paine, Jefferson, and the Grammar of Revolution
Betsy Erkkila, Northwestern University

Thursday, March 16, 2006
Early American History Seminar: Cassandra Pybus, University of Tasmania, Australia

“Fleeing the Founding Father
Cassandra Pybus, University of Tasmania, Australia

Thursday, April 27, 2006
Early American History Seminar: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Harvard University

“Why Betsy Ross Won’t Go Away”
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Harvard University