Religions, Nation States, and Politics in Vast Early America

Join us for an OI Author Conversation with Kate Carté and Julia Gaffield. How can we best understand the connections between religion, war, and political upheaval in the Age of Revolution?  Explorations into the intersection of politics and religion are often framed in terms of the impact of political upheaval on religious faith and practice.  Seen this way, religion figures… Read More

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Vast Early America at the Washington History Seminar

Join historians Brandon R. Byrd and Laurent Dubois for an OI-sponsored session of the National History Center’s Washington History Seminar. Usually convened in person at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC, the event will take place online. OI Executive Director Karin Wulf moderates a discussion of Brandon Byrd’s The Black Republic: African Americans and the Fate of Haiti on Monday,… Read More

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Julia Gaffield, "The Schism: Haitian Independence and the National Church"

OI Colloquium with Julia Gaffield Julia Gaffield is an associate professor of History at Georgia State University. She received her PhD from Duke University. Her research has been supported by grants and fellowships from the Mellon Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Read More

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