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:
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.
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
The Yamasee Indians: From Florida to South Carolina
April 17-18, 2015
Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL
MHS Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the Massachusetts Historical Society collections sometime between July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2016. Approximately twenty awards will be made. Application deadline: March 1, 2015.
About the MHS Collections:
Confirmed keynotes by Herman Bennett, Michael Meranze, Joan Scott, and Michael Warner.
Call for Papers
Situation Critical! Critique, Theory, and Early American Studies
A Conference sponsored by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies 31 March–2 April 2016 Philadelphia