Upcoming Fireside Chats

7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Aug 13

Slave Revolt and the Practices of Containment

Cameron Seglias, Ph.D. Candidate in Cultural Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Aug 20

The Mysteries of the “Lost Colony” and the Iroquois Confederacy

Arwin D. Smallwood, Professor and Chair of the Department of History and Political Science, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Aug 27

William Penn’s Letter to the King of the Lenape: A Choral Work

Jeff Thomas, Philadelphia Composer and Producer, Stride10Nine Studio
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Sep 3

The Making of “Civil War Medicine”

Carole Adrienne Murphy, CEO/Producer, JAMCOFilms
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Sep 10

Grassroots Leviathan: Agricultural Reform and the Rural North in the Slaveholding Republic (Book Talk)

Ariel Ron, Glenn M. Linden Assistant Professor of the U.S. Civil War Era, Southern Methodist University
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Sep 17

Eighteenth-Century Seeds & the Case for Greening Book History

Maria Zytaruk, Associate Professor of English, University of Calgary
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Sep 24

William Paterson and the Afterlives of the Patriot Opposition, 1740-1762

Zach Bates, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Calgary
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Oct 1

The Hymnal: A Reading History (Book Talk)

Christoper N. Phillips, Professor of English, Lafayette College
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Oct 8

Female Husbands: A Trans History (Book Talk)

Jen Manion, Associate Professor of History, Amherst College
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Oct 15

From Boston Marriages to the Lavender Menace: Queer Women and the Fight for Suffrage

Megan Springate, National Coordinator for the National Park Service 19th Amendment Centennial Commemoration
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Oct 22

Crying the News: A History of America’s Newsboys (Book Talk)

Vincent DiGirolamo, Assistant Professor of History, Baruch College
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Oct 29

Cultivated by Hand: Amateur Musicians in the Early American Republic (Book Talk)

Glenda Goodman, Assistant Professor of Music, University of Pennsylvania
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Nov 5

When Novels Were Books (Book Talk)

Jordan Alexander Stein, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Fordham University
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Nov 12

Art & Spectacle in the 19th-Century United States (Session 1)

Erin Pauwels, Assistant Professor of American Art, Temple University and Erika Piola, Curator of Graphic arts and Director of the Visual Culture Program, Library Company of Philadelphia
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Nov 19

Art & Spectacle in the 19th-Century United States (Session 2)

Erin Pauwels, Assistant Professor of American Art, Temple University and Erika Piola, Curator of Graphic arts and Director of the Visual Culture Program, Library Company of Philadelphia
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5:00 p.m. | Thursday, Dec 3

Carbon Futures: Cultivating Coal Consumption in the Second Quarter of the 19th Century

Rebecca Szantyr, Ph.D. Candidate in the History of Art and Architecture, Brown University
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Dec 10

The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North (Book Talk)

Emily Pawley, Associate Professor of History, Dickinson College
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Dec 17

Cuisine and National Identity in the Early Republic

Peter Mabli, Project Director of Online Programs, American Social History Productions, The Graduate Center at the City University of New York
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Jan 14

Plum Pudding and Spartans Brave: The Pamphlet War Over the Paxton Massacre

John Smolenski, Associate Professor of History, University of California, Davis
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Jan 21

Liberty Displaying the Arts and Sciences: Abolition and Empire in the Post-Revolution Atlantic World

Emily Casey, Assistant Professor of Art History, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Feb 4

The Fabric of Empire: Material and Literary Cultures of the Global Atlantic, 1650-1850 (Book Talk)

Danielle Skeehan, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative American Studies, Oberlin College and Conservatory
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Feb 11

A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution (Book Talk)

David Head, Associate Lecturer, Department of History, University of Central Florida
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Feb 25

The Practice of Citizenship: Black Politics and Print Culture in the Early United States (Book Talk)

Derrick R. Spires, Associate Professor of English, Cornell University
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7:00 p.m. | Thursday, Mar 25

Is Coral Feminist?: The Coded Meaning of Coral in 19th-century Women’s Writings

Michele Navakas, Associate Professor of English, Miami University of Ohio
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