The Newberry Seminar in Early American History and Culture

Eighth Map to accompany Willard's History of the United States.
Emma Willard. Eighth Map to accompany Willard's History of the United States. 1830. Case folio G1201.S1 W5 1830z.

The Newberry Seminar in Early American History and Culture will be on hiatus for the 2014-2015 academic year.

To see a listing of past seminars, please select a year below:

2012-2013 |
2011-2012
| 2010-2011 | 2009-2010
2008-2009
| 2007-2008 | 2006-2007
2005-2006
| 2004-2005 | 2003-2004

Seminar Schedule

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