2012-2013 Newberry Seminar in Early American History and Culture

2012-2013 Seminars

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Early American History and Culture Seminar
Katherine Grandjean, Wellesley College

“Native Tongues: Threatening Speech and Language Exchange in the Borderlands of the Colonial Northeast”
Katherine Grandjean, Wellesley College

Thursday, November 15, 2012
Early American History and Culture Seminar
Anna-Lisa Cox, Independent Scholar

“Freedom Entrepreneurs and Family Groups: Settlement Patterns among free African-American Pioneers on the Antebellum Midwestern Frontier”
Anna-Lisa Cox, Independent Scholar

Thursday, February 7, 2013
Early American History and Culture Seminar
Karen Marrero, Independent Scholar

“ ‘Borders Thick and Foggy’: The 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion and Emerging American Nationhood”
Karen Marrero, Independent Scholar

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Early American History and Culture Seminar
Caitlin Fitz, Northwestern University

“Agents of the American Revolutions: South American Rebels in the United States, 1810-1830”
Caitlin Fitz, Northwestern University