American Origins

Seminar Leader:
Carole Shammas, University of Southern California


Nathalie Caron

Nathalie Caron

"Literary Aspects of Franco-American Relations in the Early Years of the Republic: The Jefferson-Barlow
Translation of Volney's Ruines (Paris, 1802)"

Monday, September 19, 2011
USC, University Park Campus
SOS 250 4-6pm
Please email emsi@usc.edu for information about parking for this event.


Kate Fawver, CSU Dominguez Hills

Kate Fawver, CSU Dominguez Hills

"Neolocality and Household Structure in Early America"

Saturday, October 29, 2011
Huntington Library
Seaver Classroom #3, 10:30am-12pm


Celebration of Roy Ritchie

Celebration of Roy Ritchie

Friday-Saturday, November 11-12, 2011
Huntington Library
Friends' Hall

For more information, open the event flyer.


Jonathan Eacott, UC Riverside

Jonathan Eacott, UC Riverside

"In an Imperial Orbit: The Rise of American Trade to India, 1784-1796"

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Huntington Library
Seaver Classroom #3, 10:30am-12 noon


Michael Block, USC

Michael Block, USC

"American Seal Hunters in the Pacific, 1790-1810"

Saturday, January 21, 2012
Huntington Library
Trustees' Room, 10:30am-12noon


Presenting Slavery: A Study in Public History

Presenting Slavery: A Study in Public History

Saturday, February 11, 2012
Huntington Library
Seaver Classroom 1 & 2, 10:30am

Ann Lindsay

University of Central Florida 
   
"Slavery can be found outside: Race, Memory, and Residential Interpretation"

Michael Quinn

James Madison's Montpeller
"At home with James Madison: the Father of the Constitution as Slaveowner"

Catherine Allgor,
UCR
Moderator


Jennifer Morgan, NYU

Jennifer Morgan, NYU

"'Other Merchandises:' Ideology, Commodity and the African Trades in the 17th Century"

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
USC, University Park Campus
SOS 250, 4-6pm

Please email emsi@usc.edu for information about parking for this event.


Amy Turner Bushnell, Independent Scholar

Amy Turner Bushnell, Independent Scholar

"Freedom from Want: The Quest for Food Security in the Americas before the Columbian Exchange"

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Huntington Library
Seaver Classroom 3, 10:30am-12noon


Jack P. Greene, John Hopkins University

Jack P. Greene, John Hopkins University

"Britain and the American Revolution: A Reconsideration"

Monday, March 26, 2012
USC, University Park Campus
SOS 250, 4-6pm
Please email emsi@usc.edu for information about parking for this event.


Bianca Premo, Florida International University

Bianca Premo, Florida International University

"The Enlightenment in the Spanish Empire: Possession, Position, Period"

Friday, April 20, 2012
USC, University Park Campus
SOS 250, 12noon-2pm

Please rsvp to emsi@usc.edu by Monday, April 16, 2012 in order to reserve lunch and/or parking.


Co-Sponsored with the Colonial Latin America Seminar