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Capitalism, Race, and Gender in the Early Americas: Expanding on the Work of Allan Kulikoff |March 3-4, 2023

This conference welcomes proposals for a two-day online conference that builds on Kulikoff’s work, reflects on its influence, and highlights new scholarship that engages similar themes and concerns.

 

Upcoming Events



"The Black Jeremiad: Speculative Indigeneity in Ottobah Cugoano and the Haitian Declaration of Independence"

Brown Bag Session
Raymond Leonard, Rutgers University
Sep 28, 2022 at - | McNeil Center, Room 105/Zoom

Papers are circulated in advance. For copies, please contact the McNeil Center office.  --



Own Nothing: Rethinking Theft in Slavery's Archives

Friday Seminar
Ajay Batra, University of Southern California and 2019-2020 MCEAS Hamer Dissertation Fellow
Oct 7, 2022 at - | Zoom Only

Ajay [UH-jay] Kumar Batra is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Southern California’s Society of Fellows in the Humanities. Batra is a literary and cultural historian working at the intersection of…



"'The Proper Instruments for Carrying on War': War and Maritime Enslavement in the Lesser Antilles, 1756–63"

Brown Bag Session
Christopher Baldwin, University of Toronto
Oct 12, 2022 at - | McNeil Center, Room 105/Zoom

Papers are circulated in advance. For copies, please contact the McNeil Center office.   -- Chris is a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto and a Dissertation Fellow at the Library Company of Philadelphia…

About the McNeil Center

Established as the Philadelphia Center for Early American Studies in 1978, and renamed in honor of its benefactor Robert L. McNeil, Jr., in 1998, the McNeil Center facilitates scholarly inquiry into the histories and cultures of North America in the Atlantic world before 1850, with a particular but by no means exclusive emphasis on the mid-Atlantic region.