• History Department and the CAS Dean's Office Sponsors Omohundro Institute Conference

6/2/2008

Suffolk University’s History Department and the CAS Dean’s Office are co-sponsoring the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture’s Fourteenth Annual conference.  The conference is co-chaired by Professor Robert Allison of the History Department and will be held at Suffolk Law School the weekend of June 6-8, 2008.  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 Institutute of Early American History and Culture, and the Colonial Society of Massachusetts.  A more detailed schedule of weekend panels can be found here.


The conference, which aims to bring together younger scholars, graduate students, and the foremost scholars of Early American history to discuss new paths of research in early America, is open to all members of the Suffolk community, and most of the sessions will be held in the Suffolk Law School Building at 120 Tremont Street.   Two panels will also convene at the Colonial Society of Massachusetts.  For information on attending the conference or to field any questions contact Cynthia Martin at 617-573-8116 or by email cmartin@suffolk.edu.

About The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC): 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 has also 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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