2006-2007 Newberry Seminar in Early American History and Culture

2006-2007 Seminars

Thursday, September 21, 2006
“Keeping the Peace: People’s Proximity to Law in the Post-Revolutionary South” Laura Edwards, Duke University
Thursday, October 19, 2006
“The Atlantic World, 1492–1860s: Definition, Theory, and Boundaries” Aaron Fogleman, Northern Illinois University
Thursday, November 16, 2006
“Cutting off the Circulation: The Destruction of Phillis Wheatley’s Transatlantic World, 1763–1784” Mark Peterson, Iowa University
Thursday, January 18, 2007
“‘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
“Reading and Radicalization: Print, Politics, and the American Revolution”Eric Slauter, University of Chicago
Thursday, March 15, 2007
“Black Radicalism in the Revolutionary Era: Freedom, Equality, and Cosmopolitanism, 1770–1780” Chernoh Sesay, DePaul University
Thursday, April 19, 2007
“Republicanism Across Borders”Sandra Gustafson, University of Notre Dame
Thursday, May 10, 2007
“America’s Insurgency: Reflections on Popular Mobilization During the American Revolution”Timothy H. Breen, Northwestern University