WMQ-EMSI Early American Conference Day 1 of 2

Friday, December 10, 2021

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The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA, Ahmanson Classroom

The William & Mary Quarterly and the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Workshops

"Material Culture Studies and Early American History"

Zara Anishanslin, University of Delaware (Convener)



Glenda Goodman, University of Pennsylvania

Amanda Herbert, Folger Institute

Neil Kamil, University of Texas at Austin

Susan Kern, College of William & Mary

Jane Mangan, Davidson College

Whitney Martinko, Villanova University

Benjamin Schmidt, University of Washington

Nancy Shoemaker, University of Connecticut


This workshop seeks to address both the current place of material culture studies in early American studies and the benefits of engaging with material culture not merely as a type of evidence but as a field of study.  We seek, in short, to confront the challenges of doing early American history through material evidence. 



Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI)
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