Noel Edward Smyth

Welcome Noel Edward Smyth, 2023–2024 OI-NEH Postdoctoral Fellow Noel E. Smyth is an assistant professor of History at Vassar College and is a historian of the Native American South, Afro-Indigenous Caribbean, and the Atlantic World, specializing in Indigeneity, slavery, and settler colonialism. He received his PhD in History from the University of California, Santa Cruz (2016). He has previously… Read More

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Hannah Abrahamson

Welcome Hannah R. Abrahamson, 2024–2025 OI-NEH Postdoctoral Fellow Hannah R. Abrahamson is Assistant Professor of Latin American History at College of the Holy Cross where she teaches courses on early modern Latin America, Indigenous history, and histories of gender and sexuality. She earned her Ph.D. from Emory University in 2022, which received dissertation awards from the Latin American… Read More

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"Colonial Anarchy, Indigenous Power" - a lecture by Matthew Kruer

Join us for the 2023-2024 William and Mary Quarterly Lecture by Matthew Kruer (University of Chicago) at 5:00 pm ET on February 6, 2024 in William & Mary’s Blow Hall, room 334. The lecture is titled “Colonial Anarchy, Indigenous Power: ‘Bacon’s Rebellion’ and the Susquehannock Nation.” Reservations are not necessary and seating will be first-come, first-served. Kruer will reexamine… Read More

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Racialization and Dispossession in the Memory of the American Revolution

by Blake Grindon (Princeton University) Blake Grindon is the author of “Hilliard d’Auberteuil’s Mis Mac Rea: A Story of the American Revolution in the French Atlantic” (William and Mary Quarterly, October 2022). Many years ago, when I first became intrigued by Jane McCrea—the subject of my dissertation and of my recent WMQ article—I searched her name in the catalogue… Read More

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