American Antiquarian Society Seminars
in association with the history departments of
Brown University, Clark University and the University of Connecticut
- Tuesday, October 21, 2008, at 4:30 p.m., at AAS
Carolyn Eastman (Assistant Professor of History, University of Texas, Austin)
Reading Aloud: "Societies of Gentlemen" and the Editing of American Magazines in the Early Republic
- Tuesday, November 18, 2008, at 4:30 p.m., at AAS
Beth Barton Schweiger (associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas and AAS-NEH Long-term Fellow)
A Social History of English Grammar in the Early United States
- Tuesday, December 2, 2008, at 4:30 p.m., at AAS
David Paul Nord (professor of journalism and adjunct professor of history at Indiana University and AAS Mellon Distinguished Scholar)
Boston, 1737: The News Milieu
- Wednesday, February 18, 2009, at 4:30 p.m., at Clark
Adam Nelson (AAS-NEH Long-Term Fellow; Associate Professor of History and Educational Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Institutionalization of Geological Research in the United States, 1800-1840
- Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at 4:30 p.m., at Brown University
Sean Kelley (AAS-NEH Long-Term Fellow)
The Vernon Brothers' Atlantic World: Newport Slave Trading in the Mid-Eighteenth Century
- Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at 4:30 p.m., at University of
Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Amanda Bowie Moniz (Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Fellow in History, Yale University)
Curiosity, Cosmopolitanism and Improvement: Motivations and Mentalities in the Late Eighteenth-Century Empire of Humanity
- Friday, April 24, 2009, at 4:30 p.m., at AAS
Jennifer Roberts (Gardner Cowles Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University)
Audubon's Burden: Materiality and Transmission in The Birds of America
The series focuses on pre-twentieth-century American history broadly speaking, as well as on such specializations as American literary history, art history, visual culture, music history, and bibliography and book trade history. Many of the presentations are interdisciplinary in nature.
Schedule subject to change.
The seminars at AAS are held in the Elmarion Room at the Goddard-Daniels House, 190 Salisbury Street, Worcester, Massachusetts, unless otherwise noted.
The seminars include refreshments during discussion.