We are pleased to announce that the Champlain-St. Lawrence Seminar in
Early American Studies will meet on Monday, February 17, from 3-5PM.
Peter Cook of McGill University will present a paper entitled "Kin(g)ship: The Ideological Foundations of Early French-Native Alliances in the Northeast,
Mr. Cook will briefly introduce the paper, after which the discussion will build upon a pre-circulated text.
We shall meet at the Valcour Conference Center, a well-appointed
waterfront facility with magnificent views of Lake Champlain and the
Green Mountains of Vermont. Driving time is just over an hour from
Montreal or Burlington. A dinner/reception will follow at a nearby
The seminar will meet one final time in 2002-2003. Dr. Jon Parmenter
will present a paper at McGill University on Monday, April 7, from 3-5PM, entitled "Waging Neutrality on Multiple Fronts: the Iroquois Confederacy in the Seven Years' War".
Dr. Parmenter's paper will be also be pre-circulated to those who attend the seminar. We will meet at the McGill Institute for the Study ofCanada, L'Institut d'etudes canadiennes de McGill 3463, rue Peel Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1W7, and as usual, we will convene for dinner afterwards.
Please let us know if you plan to attend on February 17. To obtain a
copy of Mr. Cook's paper, make dinner reservations, or to obtain directions,
contact either Dr. Jim Rice (Phone:518-564-5221, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org),
Department of History
855 Sherbrooke Street W.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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