A New Look at Vast Early America: Lightning Round on Emerging Research

Solicited by the Omohundro Institute

Friday, April 3, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Type: Lightning Round

Papers Presented

The Night Watch of Boston: Law and Governance in Eighteenth-Century British America

Presented By
Nicole Alexis Breault

When Mail Arrived on Sundays

Presented By
Rebecca Brenner Graham, American University

Jonathan Edwards at War: Preaching and Practice on the Frontier of Inter-Colonial Warfare 1739–1756

Presented By
Christian Cuthbert, Crown College

Accounting for Revolution: The American Revolution, Currency, and the Making of Political Economic Culture in American Life, 1775–1896

Presented By
Jonah Peter Estess, American University

Creating Legal Marriage: Debating and Constructing Legal Matrimony and the State in Early Republican New York and the United States

Presented By
Lauren Brooke Feldman, Johns Hopkins University

The Revolutionary Atlantic of Elizabeth Beauveau and Marie Rose Poumaroux: Commerce, Vulnerability, and U.S. Connections with the French Atlantic, 1780–1834

Presented By
Carrie Glenn, University of Delaware

Under the Master’s Eye: Agricultural Improvement on the Virginia Plantation, 1750–1820

Presented By
Dominic Hennessy, University of Queensland

The Predatory Sea "The Predatory Sea: Human Trafficking, Colonization, and Trade in the Greater Caribbean, 1530–1690

Presented By
Casey Schmitt, Center for Early American Studies

‘To the best of your knowledge and ability’: North American Ship Captains, Commerce, and the Revolutionary Atlantic, 1763–1812

Presented By
Bruce Spadaccini Jr., University of Delaware

Revolutionary Insults: A Moral History of Boston and the Stamp Act Crisis

Presented By
Grant E. Stanton, University of Pennsylvania

Session Participants

Chair: Simon P. Newman, University of Glasgow

Commentator: Karin Alana Amundsen, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

Presenter: Nicole Alexis Breault

Presenter: Christian Cuthbert, Crown College

Presenter: Jonah Peter Estess, American University

Presenter: Lauren Brooke Feldman, Johns Hopkins University

Presenter: Carrie Glenn, University of Delaware

Presenter: Rebecca Brenner Graham, American University

Presenter: Dominic Hennessy, University of Queensland

Presenter: Casey Schmitt, Center for Early American Studies

Presenter: Bruce Spadaccini Jr., University of Delaware

Presenter: Grant E. Stanton, University of Pennsylvania