H-OIEAHC is sponsored by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia. Moderator of H-OIEAHC is John Saillant, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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SEMINAR: Richard Bushman, "The Nature of the South," 3/11, U Conn

On Wednesday, March 11, at 5:30 PM, current AAS Distinguished Scholar in Residence and Gouverneur Morris Professor of History Emeritus at Columbia University, Richard L. Bushman, will present a paper in the AAS Regional Academic Seminar Series titled “The Nature of the South.” This paper comes from Prof. Bushman’s current research project, “Farmers in the Production of the Nation.” This seminar is part of an annual series of events organized by AAS in conjunction with the history departments at Brown University, Clark University, and the University of Connecticut.

SEMINR: Richard Bushman, "The Nature of the South," 3/11, U Conn

On Wednesday, March 11, at 5:30 PM, current AAS Distinguished Scholar in Residence and Gouverneur Morris Professor of History Emeritus at Columbia University, Richard L. Bushman, will present a paper in the AAS Regional Academic Seminar Series titled “The Nature of the South.” This paper comes from Prof. Bushman’s current research project, “Farmers in the Production of the Nation.” This seminar is part of an annual series of events organized by AAS in conjunction with the history departments at Brown University, Clark University, and the University of Connecticut.

NPR: Black Abolitionists

Yesterday one of our fellow H-OIEAHC subscribers, Roy Finkenbine, was interviewed on NPR about black abolitionists. The focus was on the antebellum period, but Roy has also edited a 1783 petition for the The William and Mary Quarterly. Citations are below:

http://www.npr.org/blogs/npr-history-dept/2015/02/26/388993874/how-black-abolitionists-cha...

March Boston Environmental History Seminars

Massachusetts Historical Society

We have TWO seminars scheduled for this coming month; the March 17 program, of interest to Early Americanists, is the seminar postponed from February 10.

Tuesday, March 10, at 5:15 PM

Andrew W. Kahrl, University of Virginia

“Fear of an Open Beach: The Privatization of the Connecticut Shore and the Fate of Coastal America”

Comment: Karl Haglund, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

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