American Antiquarian Society Seminars
in association with the history departments of
Brown University, Clark University and the University of Connecticut
- Tuesday, October 27, 2009, at 4:30 p.m., at AAS
Meredith Neuman (Assistant Professor of English, Clark University)
Unauthorizing Texts: Puritan Notetaking and Sermon Publication
- Monday, November 9, 2009, at 4:30 p.m., at AAS
Jessica Lepler ( Hench Post-dissertation Fellow at the American Antiquarian Society and Assistant Professor of History, University of New Hampshire)
A Picture of Panic: Constructing Jacksonian Hard Times in Words and Images
Monday, November 23, 2009, at 4:30 p.m., at AAS
Lloyd Pratt (AAS-NEH Long-term Fellow Assistant Professor of English, Michigan State University)
The Anatomy of a Stranger: Slavery and the Bible in African American Literature
Wednesday, December 2, 2009, at 4:30 p.m., at Clark
Mary Beth Sievens (AAS-NEH Long-term Fellow Associate Professor of History, SUNY-Fredonia)
Gendered Accounts: The Market and Households in Early National New England
- Tuesday, February 2, 2010, at 4:30 p.m., at AAS
Emily Pawley (AAS-NEH Long-term Fellow and Ph.D. in the History of Science from the University of Pennsylvania)
Seeing Good Blood: Cattle Images, Cattle Breeding, and the Aesthetics of Domesticated Bodies, 1790-1860
- Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at 4:30 p.m., at UConn
Michael B. Winship (AAS-NEH Long-term Fellow and Iris Howard Regents Professor in English Literature II, University of Texas at Austin)
"The Tragedy of the Book Industry"?:
Bookstores and Book Distribution in the United States
- Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at 4:30 p.m., at Brown
April Haynes (Hench Post-dissertation Fellow at the American Antiquarian Society)
"Abuse Not": Flesh and Bones in Sarah Mapps Douglass' Classroom
- Monday, May 3, 2010, at 4:30 p.m., at AAS
Exra Greenspan (Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence Kahn Professor of English at Southern Methodist University)
Researching African American Biography: Challenges, Problems, and Issues
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.