Triangle Early American History Seminar 2016-17 schedule

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The Triangle Early American History Seminar (TEAHS) is pleased to announce its 2016-17 schedule.
All meetings are on Fridays at 4 at the National Humanities Center (7 TW Alexander Drive, Durham, NC). If you wish to attend a seminar or have any questions, please contact the graduate student assistant, Garrett Wright, at
Sept. 23 Robert Richard (UNC), “‘This Monster Feeding Upon Our Vitals’: Bank Wars and Hard Times in North Carolina”
Oct. 7 Lisa Ford (University of New South Wales) (in conjunction with TGBHS, Main Conference Room), “The King’s Peace and the Imperial Constitution: Boston, 1764-1770”
Nov. 18 Juliana Barr (Duke), “Slavers for a White God: Religious Symbols at War in the Spanish Borderlands”
Dec. 2 Karin Wulf (William and Mary and Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture) (co-sponsored by the Working Group in Feminism and History), “Lineage: Genealogy and the Politics of Family History in British America, 1680-1820”
Jan. 20 Deborah Hamer (Omohundro Institute) (co-sponsored by the Working Group in Feminism and History), “Marriage and Mobility: The Challenges of an Expanding Dutch Atlantic World”
Feb. 3 Chris Grasso (William and Mary and National Humanities Center), “Instituting Skepticism and Faith in Early America”
March 3 Honor Sachs (Western Carolina University), “Slaves and Lawyers: Freedom Suits and Legal Representation in Revolutionary and Early National Virginia”
March 31 Shauna Sweeney (Omohundro Institute) (co-sponsored by the Working Group in Feminism and History), title TBA
April 21 Digital Tools for the Humanities, Bibb Edwards (Independent Scholar) and Mishio Yamanaka (UNC) (This session will have a different format, without pre-circulated papers. We will meet in the downstairs Main Conference Room.)
Kathleen DuVal and Megan Cherry, co-organizers
Garrett Wright, graduate student assistant