Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


Sixth Annual Conference

Sunday, June 11, 2000

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8:30–10:30 a.m. Session 19       University College. Room 179
Gendering the Public Sphere in the Early Republic

Chair: Rosemarie Zagarri. George Mason University

The Female Cicero: Women’s Public Speech and the Gendered Public Sphere hi the American 1790s
Carolyn Eastman. Johns Hopkins University

Judith Sargent Murray and the Civic Household
Jeanne Boydston. University of Wisconsin. Madison

“Saturday morning we defined sensibility”: Gender; Gentility, and Education in the Republic of Taste
Catherine E. Kelly. University of Oklahoma

Comment: David Shields, The Citadel

. Session 20       University College, Room A101
Acadia And Maine in the Early Modern Atlantic

Chair: Catherine Desbarats, McGill University

Elites, States, and the Imperial Contest for Acadia
Elizabeth Mancke, University of Akron
John Reid, Saint Mary's University

Defining the Commons in British and Aboriginal Law: The Waballaki-New England War of 1722–1725
William Wicken, York Universiry

Frontier Chameleons: Meeting the Demands of Seventeenth Century Maine
Jenny Hale Pulsipher, Brigham Young University

Comment: Alan Taylor, University of California. Davis

  Session 22       University College, Room 163
Educating and Refining Early America

Chair: Stephanie Grauman Wolf, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Industrious in Their Stations: Poor Children’s Work and Schooling in Eighteenth Century Boston, Philadelphia, and Charleston
Sharon A. Braslaw, Harvard University

A Trans-Atlantic Gentry in the City of Brotherly Love: Education, Refinement, and the Philadelphia Elite, 1750–1800
George W. Boudreau, West Chester University

Cultures mId Curricula: Bilingual Education in Early America
Beth L. Pardoe, Princeton University

Comment: Barry Levy, University of Massachusetts

10:30 a.m.–10:45 p.m Refreshment break. Croft Chapter House, University College
10:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Session 23 Plenary Session. Earth Sciences Centre Auditorium, 5 Bancroft Avenue
Reshaping A Field: A Tribute to Bernard Barlyn

Chair: Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Presenters: Stanley N. Katz, Princeton University
Lorena S. Walsh, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Peter Coclallis, University of North Carolina

Response: Bernard Bailyn, Harvard University