Columbia University Early American Seminar: 2019-2020 Schedule

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New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Native American History / Studies

The Columbia Seminar on Early American History and Culture is pleased to announce its schedule for 2019-2020. 

The seminar will meet at Columbia University’s Faculty House (W. 116th Street and Morningside Drive). Seminar attendees are invited to gather for cocktails before each meeting at 5:00pm. 

Presentations begin at 5:30pm. Dinners follow at 7pm. 

If you wish to attend, please contact the seminar rapporteur, Yoav Hamdani, at

The schedule and other information are also available at our website

FALL 2019

September 17: Carla Cevasco

Assistant Professor of American Studies, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

October 15: John Blanton

Assistant Professor of History, City College of New York

November 12: Jennifer Van Horn

Assistant Professor of Art History and History, University of Delaware

December 3: Marisa Fuentes

Associate Professor of Women's & Gender Studies and History; Presidential Term Chair in African American History, Rutgers University-New Brunswick 



 January 28: Andrew Lipman

Assistant Professor of History, Barnard College

February 25: Rebecca Goetz

Associate Professor of History, New York University

March 24: Sara Georgini

Senior Editor, Papers of John Adams, Massachusetts Historical Society

April 21:

Special mini-conference (3:00-9:00PM):

“Civics, Inclusion, and Power from the American Revolution to the Civil War”

Plenary speakers:

Co-sponsored by the University Seminar on Early American History and Culture and the Institute for Thomas Paine Studies at Iona College

More details to be circulated closer to the date. Faculty House, preregistration required.



Hannah Farber (Co-Chair, Assistant Professor of History, Columbia University)

Andrew Lipman (Co-Chair, Assistant Professor of History, Barnard College)

Yoav Hamdani (Rapporteur, Ph. D. Candidate in History, Columbia University)