Age of Sail, 1450–1850
October 7–9, 2010 • The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Friday, October 8, 2010
8:30 a.m. Conference participants who have signed up for bus transportation will board the buses at the conference hotels (Sandman Suites and Sylvia Hotel).
8:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Registration • Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL)—2202 Main Mall, University of British Columbia. Conference packets and name badges may be picked up at the Registration Desk. All conference sessions will take place at AERL.
Chair: Matthew Raffety, University of Redlands
Maritime “Proletariat”: The World of Indian Sailors in the Service of the Dutch East India Company in the Eighteenth Century
Ghulam Nadri, Georgia State University
In the Interstices of Empire: Chinese Transoceanic Labor and Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Long Eighteenth Century
Iona Man-Cheong, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Not “Real Indians” but “Really Seafaring Men”: Encounters by British and Inuit Seafarers of Newfoundland and Labrador, 1763–1800
Stephen Hay, University of British Columbia
Refreshment break: 20 minutes
The Marine Republic: Mutiny and Political Radicalism in the Revolutionary Atlantic
Niklas Frykman, University of Pittsburgh
Community, Urban History, and Social Capital Theory
Isaac Land, Indiana State University
Comment: Valerie Burton, Memorial University of Newfoundland
12:30–2:00 Lunch • A buffet lunch will be available in the AERL foyer. Reservations and payment must be made in advance. Please use the conference registration form.
Graduate students are invited to be the guests of UBC Department of History for lunch at the Point Grill, Building 4–2205 Lower Mall (Marine Drive Residence), UBC campus. You may accept this invitation by checking the appropriate box on the conference registration form.
Chair: Neil Safier, University of British Columbia
Hester Blum, Pennsylvania State University
“Miss Iligliuk’s Hydrographical Tact”: Indigenous Cartography and the British Search for the Northwest Passage, 1821–1834
Annaliese Bateman, University of Illinois
Fathoming the Ocean’s Perils: Romantic Conceptions of the Sea and British Admiralty Hydrography, 1829–1853
Roger Marsters, Dalhousie University
Refreshment break: 20 minutes
Sailors, Specimens, and Science: Maritime Networks and the Global Expansion of Enlightenment Science in Eighteenth-Century England and France
Christopher Parsons, University of Toronto
Communities of Skill and Networks of Knowledge: The Migration and Transmission of Artisanal Shipbuilding Practices in the Early English Atlantic World
Joseph Cullon, Dartmouth College
Comment: Michael Reidy, Montana State University
5:30Buses leave AERL for the banquet at Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant. Anyone who has reserved bus transportation but is not attending the banquet will be returned to the conference hotels.
6:00–8:30 Banquet • Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant, 3888 Main Street, Vancouver, B.C. VSV 3N9. Reservations and payment must be made in advance. Please use the conference registration form.
8:30Buses leave Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant for the conference hotels.