Revised Spring 2002 Seminar Schedule

MCEAS invites graduate students, faculty members, and all other Early Americanists in the Mid-Atlantic region to its Friday afternoon seminar series for Spring 2002. Meetings are held at various locations, and, unless otherwise noted below, convene at 3:00 pm. A social hour follows at 5:00 pm. Papers are circulated in advance and should be read by those planning to attend.  To obtain copies via listserv, or for more information, e-mail abaxter@sas.upenn.edu  or phone 215-898-9251.

25 January: Fred Anderson, University of Colorado, and Andrew R. L. Cayton, Miami University of Ohio
“Work in Progress: Two Chapters and a Sketch of the Argument from The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000”
(MCEAS, 3619 Locust Walk, University of Pennsylvania)
8 February: Mary Beth Norton, Cornell University
“Pannick at the Eastward”
(MCEAS, 3619 Locust Walk, University of Pennsylvania)
22 February: Vincent Brown, Duke University and MCEAS Dissertation Fellow
“Spectacular Terror and Sacred Authority in Jamaican Slave Society”
(Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia)
8 March: Carla Gardina Pestana, Ohio State University
“The English Role in the Mid-Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World: Competing Visions”
(Library Company of Philadelphia, 1314 Locust Street)
22 March: Adrienne Hood, University of Toronto

“Quakers as Consumers: Museum Collections, Material Culture and Early American History”

Joint seminar with the Program in Early American Economy and Society and 
the Temple University Seminar on Social History and Theory
(Faculty Lounge, 9th Floor, Gladfelter Hall, Temple University)
5 April:  Shawn Kimmel, University of Michigan and PEAES Dissertation Fellow
“A Sentimental Police: Struggles for ‘Sound Policy and Economy’ Amidst the Torpor of Philanthropy in Mathew Carey’s Philadelphia,1817-1842”
Joint seminar with the Program in Early American Economy and Society
(Library Company of Philadelphia, 1314 Locust Street)
19 April: Martha Elena Rojas, Stanford University and MCEAS Dissertation Fellow
“‘Talking without Meaning’: Diplomatic Education in the Early Republic”
(MCEAS, 3619 Locust Walk, University of Pennsylvania)
10 May:

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Eliga H. Gould, University of New Hampshire
“Zones of Law, Zones of Violence: The Legal Geography of the British Atlantic, circa 1772”
The Center's annual end-of-the-year picnic and celebration will follow this seminar
(Franklin Hall, American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia)

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