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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



"'Consented to be Bound to a Contract': A Material History of Coolie Contracts in Nineteenth-Century Cuba"

Brown Bag Session
Rebecca Liu, Princeton University
Nov 9, 2022 at - | McNeil Center, Room 105/Zoom

Papers are circulated in advance. For copies, please contact the McNeil Center office.  -- Rebecca Liu is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English and the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities at…



War Stories: Conflict in the Atlantic World, 1600-1850

Conference
Nov 17, 2022 - Nov 19, 2022 (All Day) | McNeil Center for Early American Studies

War was a more usual state of affairs than peace in the early modern Atlantic, and there are few scholars who would deny its importance for understanding this imperial age. Nevertheless, the impact of almost constant…



"Sensing Time: Embodied Temporalities in Makers' Spaces in the Atlantic World"

Brown Bag Session
Alexandra Macdonald, William & Mary
Nov 30, 2022 at - | McNeil Center, Room 105/Zoom

Papers are circulated in advance. For copies, please contact the McNeil Center office.  -- Alexandra M. Macdonald is a historian of the Anglo Atlantic World, specializing in material and intellectual culture from the…

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.