The annual conference of the British Group in Early American History will be meeting at the University of Wales, Swansea, between 7-9 September. This year's theme is entitled "Place, Memory, and Commemoration," and keynote sessions will be devoted to the recent work of Brendan McConville (Boston) and Mike McDonnell (Sydney).
Panels include (a) American beginnings: before, during, and after Jamestown (b) Roundtable: Royalism in seventeenth-century America (c)Constructing local communities in colonial America (d) Slavery and the nation in an age revolution and antislavery (e) Native Americans and Euro Americans in the Eighteenth-Century Southeast (f)Material culture and memories of the Seven Years’ War.
Further details about the program and how to register can be found at the group's website: www.britishearlyamerica.stir.ac.uk/conference.html.
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