Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


WMQ & EMSI Workshop—The Age of Revolutions

May 30–31, 2014 • The Huntington Library

Introduction | Program: May 30 • May 31
9:00–9:30 a.m.
Coffee
9:30–10:30
Welcome and Introduction

Welcome Peter C. Mancall, Early Modern Studies Institute
Eric Slauter, William and Mary Quarterly

Convener’s Introduction
Sarah Knott, Indiana University

10:00–11:00
Session 1

Chair: Eric Slauter, William and Mary Quarterly

Edward Rugemer, “Resistance and the Politicization of Black Slavery during the American Revolution”
Yale University

Kate Carté Engel, Southern Methodist University, Respondent

11:00–12:00 p.m.
Session 2

Chair: Eric Slauter, William and Mary Quarterly

Bronwen Everill, “Moral Revolutions in the African Atlantic”
King’s College, London

Marcela Echeverri, Yale University, Respondent

12:00–1:30
Lunch
1:30–2:30
Session 3

Chair: Brett Rushforth, William and Mary Quarterly

Ashli White, “Terrible Amusements”
University of Miami

Nathan Perl-Rosenthal, University of Southern California, Respondent

2:30–3:30
Session 4

Chair: Brett Rushforth, William and Mary Quarterly

Marcela Echeverri, “Royalism and Revolution in Popayán, 1809–1819”
Yale University

Natale Zappia, Whittier College, Respondent

3:30–4:00
Coffee
4:00–5:00
Session 5

Chair: Brett Rushforth, William and Mary Quarterly

Janet Polasky, “Revolutionary Cosmopolitans in Small Spaces, 1776–1789”
University of New Hampshire

Ashli White, University of Miami, Respondent