New England Quarterly American Political Cultures Forum

Jonathan Chu Announcement
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Political Science



The New England Quarterly

is Pleased to Announce its Forum on


September 16 and 17, 2022


Friday, September 16

Reception and Dinner, Somerset Club


Keynote Address: Sean Wilentz

George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of History, Princeton University

Saturday, September 17

Massachusetts Historical Society

First Session

Panel Discussion: Gordon Wood, Mark Peterson, Wim Klooster, Rebecca Spang

Second Session

Douglas Egerton, “’Hereafter there will be no intimacy:' Charles Francis Adams, Charles     Sumner, and the Emerging Divisions Within the Republican Party.”

John Stauffer, “Charles Sumner’s Political Culture and the Foundation of Civil Rights.”

Third Session

Hannah Farber, “On Economy, the Law, and the State in the Early Republic”

Margaret O’Mara, “Silicon Politics, from Big Science to Big Tech”

Fourth Session

Lizabeth Cohen, “Making a Post-Industrial New England”

General Discussion of American Political Cultures—Regional and Chronological


Further Details to Follow

Contact Information

Jonathan M. Chu

Bernard Bailyn Editor of the New England Quarterly

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