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Where is Early America? | 1-3 May 2025

The McNeil Center for Early American Studies is pleased to announce a state of the field conference, to be held in May of 2025.

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Franklin's Fantasy, Jefferson's Gestures, Wheatley's Wonder: Slavery, Antislavery, and the First American Civil War

Benjamin Franklin Distinguished Lectures
David Waldstreicher, Distinguished Professor of History at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York
Nov 7, 2024 at - | McNeil Center

David Waldstreicher, Distinguished Professor of History at the CUNY Graduate Center, will inaugurate the new Benjamin Franklin Distinguished Lectures series November 4-7 at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies…



Where is Early America?

Conference
May 1, 2025 - May 3, 2025 (All Day) | Philadelphia, PA

Call for Papers Where is Early America? The McNeil Center for Early American Studies is pleased to announce a state of the field conference, to be held in May of 2025. Our goal is to provide a general convention for…

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.