2017 Summer Seminar Series

Sessions convene with refreshments at 5:15 p.m.

An informal talk and discussion begins at 5:45, followed by a complementary buffet supper at 7:15.

1 June:

Holly Brewer, University of Maryland
Slavery, Sovereignty, and "Inheritable Blood": Reconsidering John Locke and the Origins of American Slavery

15 June:

Ignacio Gallup-Diaz, Bryn Mawr College
So You Want to Edit an Atlantic Handbook? Lessons Learned, Experience(s) Shared

29 June:

Noah Shusterman, Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Strange Atlantic History of the Right to Bear Arms in the French Revolution

13 July: 

Bronwen Everill, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge
Just Commerce: Ethical Capitalism in the Age of Abolition

27 July: 


Sarah Rivett, Princeton University
"Savage Sounds" of Christian Translations: The Missionary Limits of Universalim in Early America