The John Carter Brown Library (JCB) announces a new seminar series on the British Atlantic that will meet on Thursday afternoons at 5 PM in the JCB’s MacMillan Reading Room. Our Spring 2013 lineup is as follows:
February 14: Karen Kupperman, Professor of History, New York University: “Music and Language in the Early Modern Atlantic”
April 4 (Rescheduled from March 7): Brendan McConville, Professor of History, Boston University: “Rebellion and Reaction: The Paradox of Anti Popery in the Revolutionary Atlantic, 1773-1783.”
April 18: David Loewenstein, Professor of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison: ”Radical Religious Writers and the Terrors of Heresy in Seventeenth-Century England.”
Each meeting will include a mini-exhibition of materials from the JCB’s collections that relate to the topic of the presentation, prepared by the JCB’s Curator of European Books, Dennis Landis.
Space is limited. Registration required.
JBBAS is a collaboration between the JCB and the Departments of History and English at Brown University. Other sponsors include the Department of History of Art and Architecture, the Program in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, the Cogut Center for the Humanities, and the Provost’s Office, Brown University.
JBBAS Organizing Committee:
- Linford Fisher, History, Brown University
- Philip Gould, English, Brown University
- Tim Harris, History, Brown University
- Dennis Landis, John Carter Brown Library
- Margot Nishimura, John Carter Brown Library