September 20, 2023
Ann Carlos, University of Colorado Boulder
“The Country They Built: Dynamic and Complex Indigenous Economies in North America before 1492”

October 19, 2023
Brett Rushforth, University of Oregon
“Diverse Progenies and Lineages: Africans and Native Americans in Sixteenth-Century France”

January 27, 2024
Trevor Burnard, University of Hull
Discussion of his book Writing Early America

February 17, 2024
Steven Pincus, University of Chicago
“Slave Society and British Imperial Political Economy: The Significance of Governor Edward Trelawny of Jamaica”

April 6, 2024
Xóchitl M. Flores-Marcial, CSU Northridge
“Zapotec Consumerism in Colonial Oaxaca: European Goods in Indigenous Markets”

April 20, 2014
Dissertation Workshop
Mary Casey, University of California, Riverside
“Feasting and the Formation of Community: Native Ritual, Power, and Persistence in the Shadow of the California Missions”
Rebecca Simpson-Menzies, USC
“From Agawam to Springfield: Society, Culture, and the Environment in a New England Town”
Huntington Library



September 24, 2022
Carole Shammas, USC
“Colonial Schooling on a Shoestring Budget”

October 22, 2022
Kevin Dawson, UC Merced
“Waterscapes and Wet Bodies: Beach Culture in Atlantic Africa and the Diaspora, 1444–1888”

November 19, 2022
Alan Malfovan, Washington State University
“Afro-insurgents vs Afro-royalists: Early Mexican War of Independence and Cádiz liberalism, 1810–1813”

February 4, 2023
Misha Ewen, Historic Royal Palaces
The Virginia Venture: American Colonization & English Society, 1580–1600

March 9, 2023
Benjamin Carp, Brooklyn Center, CUNY Graduate Center
“Burning of New York City 1776”

April 6, 2023
Andrés Reséndez, University of California, Davis
“Magellan Exchange: How China and the Americas Made One Another”

May 6, 2023
Eric Hinderaker, University of Utah
“The Americas in the Age of Revolution: Structures, Comparisons, Continuities”



Saturday, September 11, 2021
Keith Pluymers, Illinois State University
No Wood, No Kingdom: Political Ecology in the English Atlantic
Huntington Library

Saturday, October 9, 2021
Dana Velasco Murillo, University of California, San Diego
“New Spain’s Nomadic Leaders and the Origins of Early America, 1580-1595”
Huntington Library

Saturday, December 4, 2021
Gary Nash and Early American History
Huntington Library and online
Christopher Brown, Columbia University
Susan Juster, University of Michigan
Carla Pestana, University of California, Los Angeles

Saturday, January 15, 2022
Elena A. Schneider, University of California, Berkeley
“Marronage in the Caribbean”

Saturday, February 5, 2022
Karin Amundsen, Huntington Fellow
“From Brass I Will Bring Gold: Metals, Mad Exchanges, and the Dissolution of the Virginia Company”
Huntington Library

Saturday, May 7, 2022
Elizabeth Schmidt, University of California Santa Barbara
“Food Anxieties and the Making and Unmaking of Colonial Identities in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic”
Lydia Sigismondi, University of Southern California
“Friendly Rivals: Empire, Commerce, and Creole Identity in the Early Modern Caribbean”
Huntington Library


Saturday, September 26, 2020
Steven Hackel, University of California Riverside
“The Pobladores Project: California Settlers, pre-1850”

Saturday, October 24, 2020
Emma Hart, University of St. Andrews
“Trading Spaces: The Colonial Marketplace and the Foundations of American Capitalism”

Saturday, December 5, 2020
Amy Watson, University of Alabama
“A Patriot Colony: Party Politics in the Origins of Georgia, 1729-1743”

Saturday, January 30, 2021
Christopher Blakley, Loyola Marymount University and Occidental College
“‘Showing Their Slaves How to Collect’: Enslaved People and the Foundations of Animal Knowledge”

Saturday, February 27, 2021
Harrison Diskin, University of Southern California
“Making Manhattan: Architecture, Constitutionalism, and the Politics of Place, 1614-1701″

Saturday, February 27, 2021
Graeme Mack, University of California San Diego
“The Maritime Origins of American Empire: Commercial Waterways, Ports of Trade, and the United States’ Expansion to the Pacific, 1787-1848”


Friday, September 20, 2019
EMSI Annual Conference: Virginia 1619: A California Conversation
Huntington Library

Monday, October 28, 2019
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Northeastern University
“Geographies of Reproduction: Race, Gender, and Labor in the Early Atlantic World”
University of Southern California

Saturday, December 7, 2019
Emily Berquist Soule, California State University, Long Beach
“The Slave Islands: Spain’s Slave Trade Expedition to the Bight of Biafra, 1777-1785”
Huntington Library

Saturday, February 8, 2020
Katie Moore, University of California, Santa Barbara
“Early America’s Fiscal Revolution”
Huntington Library

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Eliga Gould, University of New Hampshire
“Dividing the Spoils: The Peace of Paris (1783) and the Partition of North America”
University of Southern California

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Emma Hart, University of St. Andrews
“Trading Spaces: The Colonial Marketplace and the Foundations of American Capitalism”
Canceled (COVID)

Saturday, April 4, 2020
Amy Watson, University of Southern California
“A Patriot Colony: Party Politics in the Origins of Georgia, 1729-43”
Canceled (COVID)


Saturday, September 29, 2018
Alejandra Dubcovsky, UC Riverside
“Class, War, and Gender: Juan de Florencia’s Trials during Queen Anne’s War”

Monday, October 15, 2018
Joyce E. Chaplin, Harvard University
“The Franklin Stove: Head and Life in the Little Ice Age”

Saturday, December 15, 2018
Caitlin Fitz, Northwestern University
“The United States and the Americas, 1775-1825”

Saturday, January 19, 2019
Joshua Jeffers, CSU-Dominguez Hills
“From Invaders to Indigenes: Settler-Colonial Place Making, Ohio’s Ancient Landscape, & the Colonization of the Indigenous Past, 1775-1850”

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Camilla Townsend, Rutgers University
“Records of Conversations between Indians and Friars”

Saturday, March 23, 2019
Panel on Early American Historians and Collaboration
Sharon Block, UC Irvine
“Digital Data Mining with Computer Scientists”
Eric Hinderaker and Rebecca Horn, University of Utah
“Across Empires”
Sam White, Ohio State University
“Natural Scientists and Environmental History”

Saturday, April 13, 2019
Gregory Nobles, Georgia Tech
“Noticing Nature: Ordinary Americans and the Pursuit of Science, 1790-1860”

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Max Edelson, University of Virginia
“Geo-locating and Dating Cartier’s 1534 voyage”


Saturday, September 9, 2017
Karen Halttunen, University of Southern California
“Recovering Aboriginal Place: Ethnographic Groundwork in 19th-century New England”
Huntington Library

Monday, October 23, 2017
James Sidbury, Rice University
“Tribal Identities in Seventeenth-Century North America”
University of Southern California

Saturday, November 4, 2017
Simon Newman, University of Glasgow
“Hidden in Plain Sight: Escaped Slaves in Late-Eighteenth Century Jamaica”
Huntington Library

Saturday, December 2, 2017
Daniela Bleichmar, University of Southern California
“Nature and Visual Culture in the Americas”
Peter C. Mancall, University of Southern California
“Nature and Visual Culture in the Americas”
Huntington Library

Monday, January 22, 2018
Daniel K. Richter, University of Pennsylvania
“The Last Days of Massachusetts Bay Company, Revisited”
University of Southern California

Saturday, February 3, 2018
Mark Boonshoft, Norwich University
“Education and the Struggle Over Who Should Rule at Home in the Early Republic”
Huntington Library

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Sarah M.S. Pearsall, Cambridge University
“Christians Have Kept 3 Wives”
University of Southern California

Saturday, March 3, 2018
Dissertation Workshop
Randall Meissen, USC
“Religious Controversies and Ibero-American Science (1580-1640): Monks, Missionaries, and the Empirical Study of American Nature”
Nicole Gulhuis, UCLA
“Settler, Acadian, Cajun: French Routes in Atlantic Borderlands”
Huntington Library
Matthijs Tieleman, UCLA
“A Revolutionary Wave: Dutch and American Patriots in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World”

Monday, March 26, 2018
Sebastián Gómez González, Universidad de Antioquia
“The First ‘Panama Papers’: Smuggling and Organized Crime in the Atlantic World, 1739-1760”
University of Southern California

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Linford Fisher, Brown University
“The Indian Slave Trade in the English Caribbean, 1650-1700”
Huntington Library


Saturday, August 27, 2016
Nathalie Caron, Université Paris Sorbonne
“Science and Politics in the Early Modern Atlantic World: Volney’s Ambivalent Indian in Tableau du climat et du sol des Etats-Unis d’Amérique (1803)”
Huntington Library

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Jenny Hale Pulsipher, Brigham Young University
“Indians and The Uses and Abuses of the Land Market”
Huntington Library

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Joseph M. Adelman, Framingham State University
“Digital Humanities and Early American History”
Liz Covart, Ben Franklin’s World
“Digital Humanities and Early American History”
Huntington Library

Monday, November 7, 2016
Andrew Lipman, Barnard College
“Finding the Ocean’s Colonial Spaces: The Maritime and Global Turn in Native American History”
USC, University Park Campus

Saturday, December 10, 2016
Stewart Davenport, Pepperdine University
“Re-Defining Marriage, the Mormons, the Shakers, and Oneida Perfectionists”
Huntington Library

Saturday, January 21, 2017
Nicholas Radburn, University of Southern California, EMSI Mellon Fellow in the Humanities
“Ship Crowding on the Middle Passage”
Huntington Library

Monday, February 13, 2017
Woody Holton, University of South Carolina
“The New Battlefield History of the American War of Independence”
USC, University Park Campus

Saturday, March 4, 2017
Dissertation Workshop
Karin Amundsen, University of Southern California
Huntington Library

Saturday, April 1, 2017
Christopher Grasso, College of William & Mary
“The Rise and Fall of Organized Deism, 1790-1812”
Huntington Library


Saturday, October 3, 2015
Patrick Griffin, University of Notre Dame
“The Townshend Brothers and Provincial Politicization”
Huntington Library

Thursday, October 22, 2015
James Brooks, University of California, Santa Barbara
“Mesa of Sorrows: Archaeology, Prophecy, and the Ghosts of Awat’ovi Pueblo”
USC, University Park Campus

Saturday, November 21, 2015
Max Edling, University of London
“A Hercules in the Cradle: War, Money, and the American State, 1783-1867”
Huntington Library

Saturday, January 16, 2016
Katherine Grandjean, Wellesley College
“Paper Pilgrims: Letter Writing and Communication in the Early Modern British World”
Lindsay O’Neill, University of Southern California
“Paper Pilgrims: Letter Writing and Communication in the Early Modern British World”
Huntington Library

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Peter S. Onuf, University of Virginia
“American Exceptionalism: A Talk with one of NPR’s ‘History Guys’”
Huntington Library

Monday, March 7, 2016
Caitlin C. Rosenthal, University of California, Berkeley
“A Calculating Atlantic: Numbers and Moral Reckoning in the Slaveholding Atlantic World”
USC, University Park Campus

Saturday, March 26, 2016
Daniel Livesay, Claremont McKenna College
“Anticipating Emancipation: Mixed-Race Elites and Jamaica’s Transition to Freedom, 1813-1834”
Huntington Library

Saturday, April 9, 2016
Susan Lim, Biola University
“John Rogers and His ‘Crew’: Religious Dissent in Colonial New England”
Huntington Library

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Alexandre Dubé, Washington University
“Supplying Arguments: Governing French Louisiana in the Ancien Régime”
Huntington Library


Saturday, September 27, 2014
Strother Roberts, Huntington Fellow
“Beaver Ecology and the Global Fur Trade’s Transformation of New England
Huntington Library

Saturday, September 27, 2014
David Armitage, Harvard University
The History Manifesto
Huntington Library

Saturday, October 18, 2014
John Demos, Yale University, with Catherine Allgor, Huntington Library
“A Conversation: The new book ‘Heathen School,’ and American Colonial History since 1970”
Huntington Library

Saturday, November 1, 2014
Allan Kulikoff, University of Georgia
“The Many Masks of Benjamin Franklin: A World of Virtuous Strivers, 1729-1757”
Huntington Library

Monday, November 24, 2014
Christopher Magra, University of Tennessee
“Press Gangs and Profits: The Cost of Doing Business in the Atlantic World”
USC, University Park Campus

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Jessica Stern, California State University, Fullerton
“‘The same cloth he saw making’: Southeastern Indian and Anglo-American Cultures of Production in the Eighteenth Century”
Huntington Library

Monday, February 9, 2015
Juliana Barr, University of Florida
“How Might an Origin Story for the Colonial Southwest be Told, if It Were Told from an Indian Perspective?”
USC, University Park Campus

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Dissertation Workshop
Keith Pluymers, ‘Colonizing lands and landscapes in the English Atlantic, c. 1580-c.1640’
John Fanestil, ‘The Martyrological Origins of the American Revolution’
Max Flomen, ‘Of Dogs and Chattel: The Nature of Bondage in Texarkana, 1760-1840’
Huntington Library

Friday, April 10, 2015
Glenda Goodman, University of Southern California
“Becoming Literate”
Huntington Library


Monday, September 23, 2013
John Brooke, The Ohio State University
“A Rising Tide: Climate, Population and Economy in the Global Late Medieval-Early Modern World 1350-1700”
USC, University Park Campus

Saturday, October 19, 2013
Douglas Bradburn, The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon
“The Rise of the States: Governance, Order and the Causes of American Independence”
Huntington Library

Monday, November 4, 2013
Alison Games, Georgetown University
“Cohabitation Surinam Style: English Inhabitants in Dutch Surinam after 1667”
USC, University Park Campus

Saturday, November 16, 2013
Steven W. Hackel, UCR, and Catherine Gudis, UCR
“Public History: Junipero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions Exhibit”
Huntington Library

Saturday, January 18, 2014
Ruth Wallis Herndon, Bowling Green State University
“What Happened to Old Pat’s Children? : Growing Up Poor in Early America”
Huntington Library

Monday, February 10, 2014
Richard Samuelson, California State University, San Bernardino
“Resistance is not Feudal: John Adams, Rex v. Corbet, and the Right to Resist”
USC, University Park Campus

Saturday, March 1, 2014
Dissertation Workshop
Nicholas Gliserman, University of Southern California
“Landscapes of War: A Reconsideration of Geopolitics in Northeastern America 1688-1713”
Jeffrey Muir, University of California, Irvine
“Fatherhood in Early America”
Samantha Seeley, New York University
“Freedom, Race and Forced Migration in the Early American Republic”
Huntington Library

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Kathleen S. Murphy, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
“Asiento Science: Natural History and the British Slave Trade to Spanish America, 1713-1739”
Huntington Library


Saturday, September 15, 2012
Max Edelson, University of Virginia
“Where was the Proclamation Line?:  How Britain Mapped the North American Indian Boundary, 1758-1774”
Huntington Library

Saturday, October 20, 2012
Sophie LeMercier-Goddard,École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
“Mirror Images in the Arctic: Fashioning National Identity in the Martin Frobisher Voyages 1576-1578”
Huntington Library

Friday, November 2, 2012
Trevor Burnard, University of Melbourne
“Murder on the High Seas: the Slave Ship Zong, Jamaican Commerce, and the American Revolution”
Albane Forestier, Independent Scholar
“Raising Capital in the French West Indian trade: the role of ethnicity and religion, 1783-1793”
Huntington Library

Monday, November 12, 2012
Katherine E. Paugh, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
“The Politics of Reproduction in the British Caribbean and the Atlantic World during the Age of Abolition”
USC, University Park Campus

Thursday, January 24, 2013
Jason Sharples, Catholic University of America
“Mastering Fear: Imagination, Rebellion, and Race in Early America”
USC, University Park Campus

Saturday, February 23, 2013
Carla Pestana, UCLA
“Religion, Empire, Innovation: The Spanish and English on the Western Design”
Huntington Library

Saturday, March 9, 2013
Adrian Finucane, University of Southern California
“Imperial Entanglements: England, Spain, and the Colonial Trade in the Early 18th c.”
Huntington Library

Saturday, March 16, 2013
Timothy Breen, Northwestern University and University of Vermont
“Violence and Revenge on the Scotch-Irish Frontier: The American Legacy of the Siege of Londonderry
Huntington Library

Monday, April 29, 2013
David Hancock, University of Michigan
“Surviving the City of London, 1650-1850”

Saturday, April 20, 2013
Michael Carter, University of Dayton
“Enlightenment Catholicism: Mathew Carey and the Emergence of the Church in America, 1784-1839”
Huntington Library


Monday, September 19, 2011
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)”
USC, University Park Campus

Saturday, October 29, 2011
Kate Fawver, CSU Dominguez Hills
“Neolocality and Household Structure in Early America”
Huntington Library

Friday-Saturday, November 11-12, 2011
Celebration of Roy Ritchie
Huntington Library

Saturday, January 14, 2012
Jonathan Eacott, UC Riverside
“In an Imperial Orbit: The Rise of American Trade to India, 1784-1796”
Huntington Library

Saturday, January 21, 2012
Michael Block, USC
“American Seal Hunters in the Pacific, 1790-1810”
Huntington Library

Saturday, February 11, 2012
Presenting Slavery: A Study in Public History
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
Huntington Library

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Jennifer Morgan, NYU
“‘Other Merchandises:’ Ideology, Commodity and the African Trades in the 17th Century”
USC, University Park Campus

Saturday, March 24, 2012
Amy Turner Bushnell, Independent Scholar
“Freedom from Want: The Quest for Food Security in the Americas before the Columbian Exchange”
Huntington Library

Monday, March 26, 2012
Jack P. Greene, John Hopkins University
“Britain and the American Revolution: A Reconsideration”
USC, University Park Campus

Friday, April 20, 2012
Bianca Premo, Florida International University
“The Enlightenment in the Spanish Empire: Possession, Position, Period”
USC, University Park Campus


Saturday, September 25, 2010
Holly Brewer, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
“Slavery, Sovereignty, and ‘Inheritable Blood’: The Struggle Over Locke’s Virginia Plan of 1698 in the Wake of the Glorious Revolution”
Huntington Library

Monday, October 11, 2010
Marcus Rediker, University of Pittsburgh
“Representing Slave Revolt in a Slave Society:  Images of the Amistad Rebellion”
University of Southern California

Saturday, November 13, 2010
Mark Hanna, UC San Diego
“Boston Buccaneers: The South Sea Pirates Come North 1674-1689”
Huntington Library

Saturday, January 29, 2011
Alan Taylor, UC Davis
“The Civil War of 1812”
Huntington Library

Saturday, February 12, 2011
Marcia Norton, George Washington University
“People and Animals in the Early Modern World”
Huntington Library

Saturday, March 26, 2011
Seth Rockman, Brown University
“Plantation Goods and the National Economy of Slavery in Antebellum America”
Huntington Library

Monday, April 11, 2011
Daniel Richter, University of Pennsylvania
“Before the Revolution: America’s Ancient Pasts”
University of Southern California

Saturday, April 30, 2011
Sharon Block, UCI
“Describing Bodies in Colonial America”
Huntington Library


Saturday, September 26, 2009
Alexander Haskell, UC Riverside
“Marshland or Commonwealth? Virginia 1577 to 1622”

Saturday, October 17, 2009
Ann Plane, UC Santa Barbara
“‘When I Awaked’: Colonialism and the Cultural Meaning of Dreams in 17th-Century New England”

Thursday, November 5, 2009
David Hall, Harvard University
“The Political Culture of Early New England”

Saturday, November 14, 2009
Trevor Burnard, University of Warwick
“Early American History in the 21st Century”

Saturday, December 5, 2009
François Furstenberg, University of Montreal
“French Land Speculators in the U.S.: A New Perspective on the 18th-Century American Dream”

Saturday, January 23, 2010
Emily Berquist, CSU Long Beach
“The Science of Empire: Local Botany in Late Bourbon Peru”

Saturday, February 13, 2010
John Wallis, University of Maryland
“Founding Errors: Making Democracy Safe for America”

Monday, March 1, 2010
Margaretta Lovell, UC Berkeley
“Fitz Henry Lane: Time, Memory, Canvas, and Lumber in 19th-Century New England”

Saturday, April 17, 2010
Steven Hackel, UC Riverside
“New Directions in Early American Indian History”


Saturday, September 13, 2008
Denise MacNeil, University of Redlands
“Two Early American Heroines and the Roots of the American Frontier Hero”

Friday & Saturday, October 3 & 4, 2008
Conference: “Permanence & the Built Environment in the 18th-Century Atlantic World”

Thursday, November 20, 2008
Mary Beth Norton, Cornell University
“Lady Frances Berkeley, Nathaniel Bacon & the Politics of Gendered Power in 17th-Century Virginia”

Saturday, December 6, 2008
Travis Glasson, Temple University
“Codrington Plantation, Anglican Missionaries, and Anti-Slavery Debates”

Saturday, January 24, 2009
Fredrika Teute, College of William & Mary
“The Spectacle of Washington: Envisioning a New Nation in Margaret Bayard Smith’s Federal City”

Saturday, February 14, 2009
Julie Kim, Fordham University
“Appetite and Affiliation: Race between Empires in the Early Atlantic World”

Monday, March 23, 2009
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Harvard University
“Learning from Quilts”

Friday & Saturday, April 17 & 18, 2009
Conference: “Permanence & the Built Environment in the Pacific Basin, 1700-1820”

Saturday, May 16, 2009
James Spady, Soka University
“Conversion and Conspiracy as Evidence of Subaltern Learning Strategies in Early America”


Saturday, September 8, 2007
Conference: “Jamestown at 400: Natives and Newcomers in Early Virginia”
Allison Games, Georgetown
James Horn, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Karen Kupperman, NYU
Peter Mancall, USC
Camilla Townsend, Colgate

Saturday, October 20, 2007
Susanah Romney, Whittier College
“Intimate Networks on the New Netherland Frontier in the 17th Century”

Saturday, November 3, 2007
David Walker, UCLA
with comments by Jonathan Earle, University of Kansas
discussion of What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 

Saturday, November 17, 2007
Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, University of Texas-Austin
Discussion of Puritan Conquistadors 
Co-sponsored with the EMSI Colonial Latin America Seminar

Thursday, December 6, 2007
Richard Bushman, Columbia University
“The American Farmer”

Saturday, January 19, 2008
Christopher Leslie Brown, Rutgers University
“The Rise and Fall of British Liberty in the West Indies”

Saturday, February 23, 2008
Gregory O’Malley, California Institute of Technology
“Final Passages: Intercolonial Slave Trading in 18th-century British America”

Saturday, March 15, 2008
Allan Greer, University of Toronto
“Property in Early America”

Saturday, April 15, 2008
A Roundtable on New Research in Early American Indian History
Mathew Dennis, University of Oregon
Joseph Hall, Bates College
Eric Hinderaker, University of Utah
Keith Swinehart, Wesleyan University


September 9, 2006
Eve Tavor Bannet, University of Oklahoma
“Empire of Letters: Letter Manuals & Transatlantic Correspondence, 1680–1820”

October 21, 2006
Sharon Salinger, University of California, Irvine & Cornelia Dayton, University of Connecticut
“Whom did Mr. Love Warn Out of Boston?”

November 27, 2006
Gary Nash, UCLA
“Jefferson, Kosciuszko, and Agrippa Hall”

December 9, 2006
Vincent Brown, Harvard University
“The Reaper’s Garden: Last Rites & First Principles in Jamaican Slave Society”

January 20, 2007
David Hancock, University of Michigan
“How Wide is the Ocean? Atlantic Ties to Backcountry American Enterprise”

February 8, 2007
Philip Morgan, Johns Hopkins University
“Slavery & Freedom: Black Experiences in Britain’s Maritime World, 1763–1833”

March 3, 2007
Mark Peterson, University of Iowa
“Boston and the Atlantic World”

March 24, 2007
Denise Bossy, Trinity College
“A Slave or a Wife?: Gender & Enslavement of Indians in the Colonial Southeast”

April 14, 2007
Peter C. Mancall, University of Southern California
“The Revolutionary Origins of Indian Removal”

May 12, 2007
Holly Shulman, University of Virginia, with comment by Catherine Allgor, UC Riverside
“Dolley Madison and the Early Republic”


January 2005
Thomas Weiss, University of Kansas
“Exports and Slow Economic Growth in the Lower South Region”

March 12, 2005
Stewart Davenport, Pepperdine University
“Liberal America/Christian America: Another Conflict or Consensus”


October 11, 2003
Jennifer M. Spear, University of California, Berkeley
“Manumission, Metissage, and Limpieza de Sangra in Spanish Louisiana”

November 8, 2003
Jon Butler, Yale University

March 7, 2004
Trevor Burnard, University of Sussex
“The Slave Owners of Jamaica, 1724–84”

March 8, 2004
Trevor Burnard, University of Sussex
“Sex, Slavery, and Film”