McGill University and the State University of New York, Plattsburgh invite interested scholars to attend this year's first meeting of a regional seminar on early American history and culture.
Dr. Timothy Breen (Gettysburg College) will present a paper on "The Importance of Being Peter: Self-Invention, Performance, and Impersonation in Peter Williamson's Atlantic World."
The session will be held at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, Room 201, 3643 Peel Street, in downtown Montréal, from 3:00-5:00 on Monday, October 23.
For a copy of the paper, and to RSVP for the seminar or for the dinner that follows, please contact Catherine Desbarats (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jim Rice (email@example.com).
To get to the Institute for the Study of Canada From the South:
*Take highway 15 onto Champlain Bridge.
*Take exit for "Centre-ville/downtown" right after Bridge (avoid "Ile des Soeurs" turnoff, however).
*Bonaventure highway turns into University Street.
*Stay on University Street until Sherbrooke Street.
*Left (West) on Sherbrooke St.
A*Right (North) on Peel Street.
*MISC is a few buildings up from the corner of Peel St. and Sherbrooke St on right hand side.
*Metered parking available on Street; Parking is also available on the campus for $12.00 per day (entry at Roddick Gates on Sherbrooke Street just west of University St.); There is another paying parking lot at the corner of Peel St. and Ave. Docteur Penfield, just up from MISC.
Dept. of History
101 Broad St.
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
855 rue Sherbrooke O.
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