LECTURE: Slave Life in New Netherland, 9/22, NYC

The New Amsterdam History Center Lecture Series

In conjunction with The Gotham Center and Baruch College History Department

Slave Life in New Netherland

A Panel Discussion With

David Blight
Professor of American History at Yale University
Director of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition

Christopher Moore
Curator and Senior Researcher
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library

Susanah Shaw Romney

Early America in survey textbooks


We are pleased to announce that, after a year-long collaboration, over 300 historians have produced a beta edition of the The American Yawp, a free and online, collaboratively built American history textbook designed for college-level courses. The beta is fully open. If you are teaching American history courses, we encourage you to review it for possible adoption. But first we need your help.

FELLOWSHIP: Princeton Postdoc, World Empires & Global Regimes, 2015-16

The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for one postdoctoral research associate position for the 2015-16 academic year (10 months), beginning September 1, 2015. The fellowship is open to scholars who would be in residence for 10 months and would participate in the activities of the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on the theme World Empires and Global Regimes.

North Carolina Triangle Early American History Seminar, 2014-15

The Triangle Early American History Seminar announces its 2014-2015 schedule. All meetings are on Fridays at 4 at the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Please email Brooke Bauer at bmbauer@email.unc.edu to receive announcements and papers.

Oct. 17: Ben Reed (UNC), "Oratorian Spiritual Culture and the Production of Expertise in Seventeenth-Century Mexico City"

Nov. 7: Reeve Huston (Duke), "Democratic Pentecost: Explaining the Emergence of Multiple Democracies in the United States, 1826-28"


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