Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


WMQ  &   EMSI Workshop—Early American Environmental Histories

May 19–20, 2017 • Stewart R. Smith Board Room, The Huntington Library

Introduction | Program: May 19 • May 20 | Papers

Saturday, May 20, 2017

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

Chair: Peter C. Mancall, Early Modern Studies Institute

Thomas Andrews, University of Colorado at Boulder
Beyond the Only: Native Americans, Dogs, and Domestication in Late-Medieval North America

Robert Morrissey, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Respondent

10:30–11:30 a.m.
Session 6

Chair: Joshua Piker, William and Mary Quarterly

Andrea Pappas, Santa Clara University
Embroidering the Landscape: Eighteenth-Century Pastoral Needlework—An Environmental History Perspective

Christopher Parsons, Northeastern University, Respondent

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

Chair: Brett Rushforth, William and Mary Quarterly

Joseph Hall, Bates College
The Politics of Place in Wabanaki Land Sales, 1639–1672

Cynthia Radding, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hil

1:00–2:30
Lunch
2:30–3:30
Session 8

Chair: Joshua Piker, William and Mary Quarterly

Anya Zilberstein, Concordia University
“The Feathered Tribe”: Flight Paths for Birds and Other Migrants

Katherine Grandjean, Wellesley College, Respondent

3:30–4:00
Final Discussion