Jennifer L. Morgan talks to Jessica Marie Johnson about Wicked Flesh

WATCH HERE Join the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture (OI) and the Center for Black Visual Culture & Institute of African American Affairs (CBVC) at New York University, in partnership with the NYU Center for the Humanities, online for two conversations featuring Jennifer L. Morgan (New York University) and Jessica Marie… Read More

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Jessica Marie Johnson talks to Jennifer L. Morgan about Reckoning with Slavery

WATCH HERE Join the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture (OI) and the Center for Black Visual Culture & Institute of African American Affairs (CBVC) at New York University, in partnership with the NYU Center for the Humanities, online for two conversations featuring Jennifer L. Morgan (New York University) and Jessica Marie… Read More

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Telling Unconventional Life Stories in Vast Early America

Biography remains one of the most durable, popular forms of history.  But telling life stories, especially when the individuals in question were not among the elite—when the records of their lives were scattered, ill-preserved, or non-existent—presents archival, evidentiary, linguistic, and narrative challenges for early Americanists. Please join Carolyn Eastman and Sophie White for a discussion of the challenges and… Read More

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Writing Time

WMQ author Cameron B. Strang examines the long process of rewriting his April 2021 article during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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