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Upcoming Events

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Michael W. Twitty is a culinary historian and food writer from the Washington D.C. area. He blogs at Afroculinaria.com. Michael has appeared on Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern, Many Rivers to Cross with Dr.[...]
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Danielle Skeehan, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative American Studies, Oberlin College and Conservatory Register
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Supported, in part, by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Join Jasmine Smith, our African American History Specialist and Reference Librarian for a live collection review featuring items from our first ever Mellon Scholars on-line exhibition,[...]
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2:30 pm
Thursday, February 11 2:30-3:30 p.m. EST Click Here to Register Led by Ainsley Wynn Eakins, Reading Room Assistant, Library Company of Philadelphia Obeah was carried to the Caribbean through the Transatlantic Slave Trade, but its[...]
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David Head, Associate Lecturer, Department of History, University of Central Florida Register
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Wednesday, February 17 5:30-7 p.m. EST Click Here to Register A conversation with Sharon Block (UC Irvine), Sasha Turner (Johns Hopkins), and Jessica Marie Johnson, author of Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in[...]
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Derrick R. Spires, Associate Professor of English, Cornell University Register
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Agnès Trouillet, Associate Professor in Political, Economic, Social, Cultural History of the British Isles, Université Paris X Nanterre Register
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Supported by the Davida T. Deutsch Program in Women’s History According to suffragist Susan B. Anthony, bicycling “did more to emancipate women than anything else in the world.” Temperance activist Frances Willard learned to ride[...]
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Adam Gordon, Associate Professor of English, Whitman College Register
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Mar 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Bob Frishmen, Fellow of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors Sponsored by the Visual Culture Program Register
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Women have been comparing women’s bodies to coral, and women’s labor to the act of reef-making, for centuries. What’s the thinking behind this analogy? In this talk, Michele Navakas will discuss a range of overlooked[...]
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  Kyle B. Roberts, Associate Director of Library & Museum Programming, American Philosophical Society Register  
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  Mark Boonshoft, Assistant Professor of History, Duquesne University Register  
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  Emily Gowen, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, Boston University Register  
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  Andrea Krupp, Visual Artist and Conservator at the Library Company of Philadelphia Register
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  Michael Hattem, Associate Director, Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute Register
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  Amanda Brickell Bellows, Lecturer, The New School Register
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  Carolyn Eastman, Associate Professor of History, Virginia Commonwealth University Register
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  Julie Miller, Specialist for Early American History, Library of Congress Register
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In Liberty and Insanity in the Age of the American Revolution, Sarah L. Swedberg examines how conceptions of mental illness intersected with American society, law, and politics during the early American Republic. Swedberg illustrates how[...]
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Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Chris Kuncio, Creator of Young Ben Franklin Register
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Donald F. Johnson, Assistant Professor of History, North Dakota State University Register
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Kirsten Fischer, Associate Professor of History, University of Minnesota The first comprehensive biography of Elihu Palmer tells the life story of a freethinker who was at the heart of the early United States’ protracted contest[...]
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Zachary Dorner, Assistant Clinical Professor, University Honors, University of Maryland, College Park The period from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century—the so-called long eighteenth century of English history—was a time of profound global[...]
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Crystal Lynn Webster, Assistant Professor of History, University of Texas, San Antonio Register
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Cordelia Frances Biddle, Independent Scholar and Novelist Register
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Emily Casey, Assistant Professor of Art History, St. Mary’s College of Maryland Register
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2021 Holiday Closings

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  – Monday, Jan 18, 2021
President’s Day – Monday, Feb 15, 2021
Memorial Day – Monday, May 31, 2021
Independence Day – Monday, July 5, 2021
Labor Day – Monday, September 6, 2021
Thanksgiving-  Thursday & Friday – November 25 & 26, 2021
Holiday Closing –  Friday, Dec 24, 2021 – Friday, Dec 31, 2021

For more information on these events please call 215-546-3181 or email Dayjah Brock, dbrock@librarycompany.org.