May 24–25, 2013
The Huntington Library

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A William and Mary Quarterly &
USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute Workshop

Before 1607


Please note there has been
a change in the rooms.


Program

May 24, 2013

The Huntington Library

9:00–9:30 Coffee • Richards’ Courtyard

9:30–10:00 • Welcome and Introduction • Ahmanson Classroom

Welcome: Peter C. Mancall, Early Modern Studies Institute, and Christopher Grasso, William and Mary Quarterly

Convener’s Introduction:
Karen Ordahl Kupperman, New York University

10:00–11:00 • Session 1 • Ahmanson Classroom

Chair: Christopher Grasso, William and Mary Quarterly

Robbie Ethridge, University of Mississippi
The Native South at the Time of Contact

Molly Warsh, University of Pittsburgh • Respondent

11:00–12:00 P.M. • Session 2 • Ahmanson Classroom

Chair: Christopher Grasso, William and Mary Quarterly

Sophie Lemercier-Goddard, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Writing the Nation: Voyages in Search of the Northwest Passage, 1576–1583

Robert Morrissey, University of Illinois • Respondent

12:00–1:30 • Lunch • Richards’ Courtyard

1:30–2:30 • Session 3 • Ahmanson Classroom

Chair: Karin Wulf, William and Mary Quarterly

Mark Peterson, University of California, Berkeley
City Thinking in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Peter Cook, University of Victoria • Respondent

2:30–3:30 • Session 4 • Ahmanson Classroom

Chair: Karin Wulf, William and Mary Quarterly

Christopher Bilodeau, Dickinson College
French and English Imperial Styles in Colonial Maine, 1604–1608

Surekha Davies, Western Connecticut State University • Respondent

3:30–4:00 • Coffee • Richards’ Courtyard

4:00–5:00 Session 5 • Ahmanson Classroom

Chair: Karin Wulf, William and Mary Quarterly

Surekha Davies, Western Connecticut State University
Knowledge Transfer and Invention: Representations of the Virginia Algonquians, 1585–1624

Mark Peterson, University of California, Berkeley • Respondent


May 25, 2013

The Huntington Library

9:00–9:30 • Coffee • Richards’ Courtyard

9:30–10:30 • Session 6 • Ahmanson Classroom

Chair: Peter C. Mancall, Early Modern Studies Institute

Daniel K. Richter, University of Pennsylvania
State-Forms, Chief-Forms, and Transformations

10:30–11:30 • Session 7 • Ahmanson Classroom

Chair:  Peter C. Mancall, Early Modern Studies Institute

Molly Warsh, University of Pittsburgh
Subjects and Objects in Flux, 1555–1600

Christopher Bilodeau, Dickinson College • Respondent

11:30–12:00 • Coffee • Richards’ Courtyard

12:00–1:00 P.M. • Session 8 • Ahmanson Classroom

Chair: Peter C. Mancall, Early Modern Studies Institute

Robert Morrissey, University of Illinois
Illinois Ethnogenesis: Native Power in the Borderlands before 1607

Robbie Ethridge, University of Mississippi • Respondent

1:002:30 • Lunch • Richards’ Courtyard

2:30–3:30 • Session 9 • Ahmanson Classroom

Chair:  Peter C. Mancall, Early Modern Studies Institute

Peter Cook, University of Victoria
The Invention of American Kingship in Sixteenth-Century Europe

Sophie Lemercier-Goddard, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon • Respondent

3:30–4:30 • Final Discussion • Ahmanson Classroom

Karen Ordahl Kupperman, New York University

 

The WMQ-EMSI Workshops are sponsored by the University of Southern California-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute (with financial support from the Salvatori Forum at USC and the Mellon Foundation) and the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and are hosted by the Huntington Library and the University of Southern California.

Image: Histoire Naturelle des Indes, also known as the Drake Manuscript (ca. 1586). The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. MA 3900, folios 11v, 12r, 12v, 13r, 33r, 42v, 43r, 44r, 47r, 48v, 49r, 65r, 68r, 69r, 74r, 93r, 93v–94r, 106r. Bequest of Clara S. Peck, 1983. These watercolors, created by an artist who likely accompanied Sir Francis Drake in his Caribbean voyages, provide a rare eyewitness account of life in the West Indies in the late sixteenth century. For more information, please visit The Morgan Library website (http://www.themorgan.org/home.asp).