Ohio Seminar in Early American History Schedule

On behalf of the Ohio Seminar in Early American History we are pleased to announce our upcoming autumn schedule. Our program kicks off Friday, September 29 at 1:30pm eastern, when we will discuss Michael Blaakman’s new book Speculation Nation in a moderated Q&A via Zoom (If you would like to read the book before the seminar, Michael has provided a discount code, PENN-MABLAAKMAN30). Register here.

The Ohio Seminar provides a forum for scholars examining topics in early American history broadly conceived. Scholars from all over gather via Zoom to discuss ongoing research in a workshop format, and we welcome all faculty and students with an interest in early American studies. Specific details will be distributed prior to each seminar via our website. Anyone with questions regarding these sessions should contact Lindsay Schakenbach Regele.

**2023-24 Schedule (times Eastern):

September 29, 1:30-3pm: Michael Blaakman (Princeton), “Speculation Nation: Land Mania in the Revolutionary American Republic.” Moderated book Q&A.

October 20, 1:30-3pm, Brett Rushforth (Oregon), “Consuming Colonialism in the Sixteenth-Century French Atlantic.” Pre-circulated paper.

November 17, 1-2:30pm, Andy Schocket (Bowling Green State University), “Who Counted in Early America? The Enumeration Act of 1790, in Four Scenes.” Pre-circulated paper.

Spring presenters are likely to include Jazma Sutton (Miami U), Brian Schoen (Ohio U), and Jessica Lepler (New Hampshire), dates TBA.

More information, including the schedule, locations, papers, and abstracts, is available at: https://history.osu.edu/events/seminars-workshops/ohio-seminar

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Lindsay Schakenbach Regele

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15 September 2023

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