• History Department and CAS Dean's Office Co-Sponsor Conference

Early American History and Culture sessions June 6-8

Friday, June 6 - Sunday, June 8, 2008
Sargent Hall Function Room
Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont St., Boston

Professor Robert Allison of Suffolk University's History Department is co-chairing the 14th annual Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Conference Friday - Sunday, June 6-8, 2008. College of Arts and Sciences Dean Kenneth Greenberg will give the opening remarks at the Plenary Session on Friday, June 6 at 2:45 p.m. in the Sargent Hall Function Room.  The weekend-long event is sponsored by Suffolk University’s College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office, the History Department, the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, and the Colonial Society of Massachusetts.

The conference will bring together younger scholars, graduate students, and the foremost scholars of Early American history to discuss new paths of research in early America. All sessions are open to all members of the Suffolk Community.

Many of the sixteen sessions will be held in the Sargent Hall Function Room, though two panels will also convene at the Colonial Society of Massachusetts and the Massachuesetts Historical Society.

For more information contact Cynthia Martin at 617-573-8116.

The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture is based in Williamsburg, Virginia, and is the leading supporter of scholarship on Colonial and Revolutionary America.  It publishes the William and Mary Quarterly, the most important scholarly journal on early-American history.  Since 1943, it also has published a series of books on early-American history, making it one of the world's most important institutions for historical study.

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