Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI)

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Early Modern British History with Susannah Ottaway

"A 'Failure Ludicrous in Its Completeness'? Putting the Right Spin on the Workhouse" Workhouses were a major innovation in social welfare practice and...

10/21 10am
American Origins with James Sidbury

"Tribal Identities in Seventeenth-Century North America" RSVP for pre-circulated papers. Monday, October 23, 2017 University of Southern California Social...

10/23 4pm
Long 18th Century with Anton M. Matytsin

"Writing Cultural History in the Enlightenment: Antecedents of Voltaire's Essai sur les mœurs at the Académie des inscriptions" This presentation on the...

11/3 10am
Long 18th Century with Frederic Clark

"Writing the 'Ancient and Modern History of the World': Universal History and the Antecedents of Edward Gibbon's Decline and Fall" Frederic Clark's current...

11/3 10am
American Origins with Simon Newman

"Hidden in Plain Sight: Escaped Slaves in Late-Eighteenth Century Jamaica" RSVP for pre-circulated papers. This paper explores how enslaved people who...

11/4 10:30am

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