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Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The Newberry Colloquium : Transatlantic Radicalism and American Antislavery Politics

4 pm

The scholarship on radical republicanism during the Age of Revolution is vast and growing. However, the role of antislavery thought and activity within this frame is an area of inquiry deserving further attention.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Newberry Colloquium : The Unpublished Republic: Manuscript Cultures of the Mid-Nineteenth-Century US

4 pm

This colloquium will focus on books that were never published, eddies, as it were, in the nineteenth-century’s famed “flood” of print. Analysis of nineteenth-century literary manuscripts that were not made into printed books—and indeed were generally created with no intention of publication—tests the limits of the democratic public sphere promised and promoted by print.

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