Organization of American Historians
2:00 pm14:00

Organization of American Historians

  • New Orleans Marriott

The Politics and Profit of Printed Images in the Early United States

Chair: Christopher Lukasik, Purdue University
Commentator: Mary Kelley, University of Michigan

Revolutionary Devils: Ideology, Image, and Emotion in the American Revolution
Zara Anishanslin, University of Delaware

Being Original: Music in the Massachusetts Magazine, 1788–1792
Glenda Goodman, University of Pennsylvania

City Plans and Capital Designs: Ancient Past as Urban Future in the Early National Northwest
Whitney Martinko, Villanova University

Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies
Apr 2

Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies

  • Francis Scott Key Hall

2017 Annual Meeting

Plenary Roundtable: British History After Brexit

  • Chair: Nicholas Popper, College of William & Mary
  • Zara Anishanslin, University of Delaware
  • Alison Games, Georgetown University
  • Dane Kennedy, George Washington University
  • Dinyar Patel, University of South Carolina
Massachusetts Historical Society
5:30 pm17:30

Massachusetts Historical Society

  • Massachusetts Historical Society

Politics of Taste

Program 2: Portrait of a Woman in Silk

Three authors will explore how the development of manners and taste in colonial America and the early republic were not just a statement of aesthetics but were also ways to define political identity and create shared affinities. This journey through the study of material culture with show how the politics of politeness helped define American thought. 

George Washington's Mount Vernon
7:00 pm19:00

George Washington's Mount Vernon

  • Fred W. Smith National Library

2017 Annual Martha Washington Lecture

Mount Vernon and the Fred W. Smith Library welcome Flora Fraser and Zara Anishanslin to the David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall to discuss 18th-Century Women as Consumers on Both Sides of the Atlantic on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

This annual event was created to share new scholarship and insights into the life and times of Martha Washington and is made possible through a generous grant from the Richard S. Reynolds Foundation of Richmond, Virginia.