Organization of American Historians
Apr
8
2:00pm 2:00pm

Organization of American Historians

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

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Massachusetts Historical Society
Mar
23
5:30pm 5:30pm

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. 

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George Washington's Mount Vernon
Mar
16
7:00pm 7:00pm

George Washington's Mount Vernon

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.

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