Providence College Seminar in the History of Early America announcement

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February 19, 2020
Rhode Island, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Health and Health Care, Urban History / Studies


Please join us for our next Providence College Seminar in the History of Early America (PC-SHEA) when we welcome: 


Kathryn Lasdow

Assistant Professor of History

Suffolk University


“Yellow Fever Begins Near the Water”: Epidemics, Spot Maps, and Working-Class Reform in Early American Cities


Wednesday, February 19, 2020


The Ruane Center for the Humanities, room LL49

Providence College

1 Cunningham Sq

Providence, RI 02918


Those attending the seminar should read the paper in advance. Light refreshments will be provided. 


For questions, a copy of the paper, parking information, or to be added to the seminar distribution list, please contact Prof. Steven Carl Smith ( or Prof. Sharon Ann Murphy (


Our next seminars will be:

April 22: Bryan Rindfleisch, Assistant Professor of History, Marquette University

From Creek (Mvskoke) to Cherokee (Tsalagi): The Entangled Histories of Native America, 1600-1800

May 6: Tatiana Seijas, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University

Global Mexico City in the Seventeenth Century