2011-2012 Newberry Seminar in Early American History and Culture

2011-2012 Seminars

Thursday, September 22, 2011
Early American History and Culture Seminar
“ ‘Awake, Awake’: The Richmond Theater Fire of 1811 and the Renewal of Religiosity in America”Lisa Freeman, University of Illinois at Chicago
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Early American History and Culture Seminar
“The Present-Past: Thomas Jefferson, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the Times of Slavery and Democracy”Gregory Laski, Northwestern University
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Early American History and Culture Seminar
“Phillis Wheatley and Forgetting to Mourn”Caroline Wigginton, Rutgers University
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Early American History and Culture Seminar
“Paper Money and the Problem of Circulation in Provincial New England: Natural Law, Natural History, and Political Economy”Jeffrey Sklansky, University of Illinois at Chicago