Thursday, June 5, 2014

McNeil Center for Early American Studies Summer Series

Sessions convene with refreshments at 5:15 p.m.

An informal talk and discussion begins at 5:45, followed by a complementary buffet supper at 7:15.


5 June:
Richard Kagan, Johns Hopkins University (emeritus)
Atlantic Places, Imperial Spaces: Spanish Plazas v. English Squares

19 June:
Christopher Hodson, Brigham Young University
Discovering Empire: Some Thoughts on France and the Atlantic World

26 June:
Fredrika J. Teute, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
The Spectacle of Washington: Capital of a New Nation

10 July:
Sandra M. Gustafson, University of Notre Dame
Cooper, Copway, and the Rise of the International Peace Movement

24 July: 
Philip Round, University of Iowa
Sign and Sovereignty: Places of Writing in Native America, 1830-1934

Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Early American Literature and Material Texts Inititative

7 August: 
Benjamin L. Carp, Tufts University
Fear: 'The Unpleasing Part of the Drama' of the American Revolution