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

Treaty Claims and the Reorganization of Fiduciary Colonialism in the Wake of Indian Removal

Friday Seminar
Emilie Connolly, Brandeis University and 2017-2018 MCEAS Consortium Dissertation Fellow
Oct 21, 2022 at - | TBA

Emilie Connolly is an Assistant Professor of History at Brandeis University. She specializes in the nineteenth-century U.S., with a focus on the history of political economy, colonialism, and the Indigenous peoples of…

"Bridging the Atlantic: Chinese Tea and the Eighteenth-Century Cultural Pathways"

Brown Bag Session
Yiyun Huang, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Oct 26, 2022 at - | McNeil Center, Room 105/Zoom

Papers are circulated in advance. For copies, please contact the McNeil Center office.  -- Yiyun Huang is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. His scholarship looks…

Freedom, Faith and Family: Black Migrants and the formation of their West Philadelphia Community

Friday Seminar
Donna Rilling, Stony Brook University
Nov 4, 2022 at - | TBA

Donna Rilling is Associate Professor of History at the State University of New York at Stony Brook where she focuses on the history of the early American republic. She completed her doctoral work at the University of…

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.