Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


WMQ  &   EMSI Workshop—Before 1607

Program: May 24, 2013

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

Program: May 25, 2013

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

1:00–2:30
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.