2007-2008 Newberry Seminar in Early American History and Culture

2007-2008 Seminars

Thursday, October 18, 2007
“Practical Blackness: Racial Publicity, Satire and the Terms of Order in the Early Republic North”Corey Capers, University of Illinois at Chicago
Thursday, November 29, 2007
“Figuring the Great Chiefs: Iroquois Portraiture from Verelst to Catlin”Scott Stevens, State University of New York at Buffalo
Thursday, January 17, 2008
“Abolition’s Origins: The Politics of Emancipation in the Atlantic World of the English Revolution” John Donoghue, Loyola University Chicago
Thursday, February 21, 2008
“ ‘First you make a roux… with bear fat’: Cooking, Eating, and Colonial Identity in French Louisiana” Shannon Dawdy, University of Chicago
Thursday, March 13, 2008
“Down But Not Out: Poverty in a Time of Scarcity Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1730–1820” Angela Keysor, University of Iowa
Thursday, May 15, 2008
“’Of our own colar’: Racing Native Alliances in Hendrick Aupaumut’s ‘Short Narration’” Katy Chiles, Northwestern University
Thursday, June 5, 2008
“Apes, Frogs, and Dogs: The Physiology of Democracy in Early Nineteenth-Century American Culture” Justine Murison, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign