Monday, May 22, 2017

Conference Program: OIEAHC 2017

The 23rd annual conference of the Omohundro Institute for Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC) will convene June 15-17, 2017, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, hosted by the Department of History at the University of Michigan. The conference’s theme will be “Taking Stock.” The program for the meeting has now been posted.
    Sessions of particular interest include
No. 3, "Everyday Economies," chaired by Christine Desan with commentary by Lindsey Regele
No. 11, "Roundtable on the Moral Economy of Antislavery: Human Bondage and Economic Development in the Anglophone Atlantic"
No. 19, "Centering Jamaica: New Directions in the Histories of Gender, Violence, and Illicit Trade"
Several other sessions feature individual papers of interest on related topics such as slavery, gender, and empire.
      In addition to panels and roundtables, the conference will feature a THis Camp on podcasting with Liz Covart, creator of Ben Franklin's World and Doing History, and a tutorial on how to write op-ed pieces with Aeons Sam Haselby.
    Complete information can be found on the Institute's conference website.