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Save the Date! Announcing the Draper Workshop: Law, Race, Servitude

Save the Date! Announcing the Draper Workshop Series for Spring 2018

This workshop will feature scholars of history and law, who will share their current research to demonstrate the value of interdisciplinary approaches to both areas of study. It will focus on how the law has helped construct and deconstruct notions of servitude, race, and citizenship in American history.

 

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:00-6:00 pm

University of Connecticut, Storrs

Gentry 131

Reception to follow

 

Our panel will speak on the following topics:

Providence College Seminar in the History of Early America

Please join us for our next Providence College Seminar in the History of Early America when we welcome: 

Julie Fisher

George Washington University

 

She will present “What is Roger Williams?” which is part of an ongoing document study to support the management of Roger Williams National Memorial. The study investigates Roger Williams’ relationship with Native Americans and the perspectives of Tribal members today about Williams and the Roger Williams National Memorial.

 

Thursday, March 1, 2018

4:30-6:00pm

Mar. 6 Boston Seminar: Environmental History & the Study of Early America

The Boston-Area Early American History Seminar & Boston Environmental History Seminar at the Massachusetts Historical Society
Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 5:15 PM

Christopher Pastore, State University of New York at Albany; Nancy Shoemaker, University of Connecticut at Storrs; Conevery Valencius, Boston College
Panel Discussion: Common Spaces: Environmental History and the Study of Early America
Moderator: Matthew McKenzie, University of Connecticut at Avery Point

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