OI 27th Annual Conference, "Vast Early America: A Transcontinental Conversation"

Read the full program here. NEW! Download this guide to Poitiers and the conference facilities compiled by students at the Université de Poitiers. This conference is co-sponsored by the USC Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, MIMMOC (Mémoires, Identités, Marginalités dans le Monde Occidental Contemporain), and MSHS Poitiers. Registration and Hotel information… Read More

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Colloquium with Kathryn M. de Luna

Join us in the OI Conference room, Swem Library, campus of William & Mary, for a discussion of “Toward a History of Palmares in Terms of Africa: the Conceptual Architecture of Marronage and the Enchantment of the Archive.” Kathryn M. de Luna is a Provost Distinguished Associate Professor at Georgetown University who “works in two contexts: African pasts that… Read More

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This post accompanies “Virginia, 1619,” episode 250 of Ben Franklin’s World. In this week’s special episode of Ben Franklin’s World, Liz Covart talks with Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander, the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Norfolk State University and an expert in African-American and American history, about the lasting impact of the events of 1619… Read More

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