Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


WMQ  &   EMSI Workshop—Religions in the Early Americas

May 12–14, 2016 • The Huntington Library

Introduction | Program: May 12 • May 13 • May 14 | Papers

Saturday, May 14, 2016

9:00–9:30 a.m.
Coffee
9:30–10:30
Session 5

Chair: Peter C. Mancall, Early Modern Studies Institute

Owen Stanwood, Boston College
Dreams of Silk and Wine: Religion, Agriculture, and the Huguenot Migration to Colonial America

Adrian Chastain Weimer, Providence College, Respondent

10:30–11:30
Session 6

Chair: Peter C. Mancall, Early Modern Studies Institute

Janet Moore Lindman, Rowan University
Religious Gendering in Early Transatlantic Protestantism

Mark Valeri, Washington University in St. Louis, Respondent

11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Coffee
12:00–1:00
Session 7

Chair: Brett Rushforth, William and Mary Quarterly

Erik Seeman, University at Buffalo
“Conversation with the Departed”: Talking Gravestones and the Materiality of Speaking with the Dead in New England

Katharine Gerbner, University of Minnesota, Respondent

1:00–2:30
Lunch
2:30–3:30
Session 8

Chair: Joshua Piker, William and Mary Quarterly

Rachel Wheeler, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis
Whose Story is American Religion? The Parallel Lives of Daniel Boone and Joshua, the Mohican

Mairi Cowan, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Respondent

3:30–4:30
Final Discussion