PEAES Fellowship Colloquia

 

McClees. Old London Coffee House. Albuman Photograph.

McClees. Old London Coffee House. Albuman Photograph.

Friday, March 24, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

LOGAN ROOM, LIBRARY COMPANY

 

Amy Sopcak-Joseph, PEAES short-term fellow and University of Connecticut, Converting Rags into Gold: “Godey’s Lady’s Book,” Female Consumers, and the Business of Periodical Publishing in the Nineteenth Century

 

Franklin Sammons, PEAES short-term fellow and University of California, Berkeley, The Long Life of Yazoo: Land Speculation, Finance, and Dispossession in the Southeastern Borderlands, 1789-1840.

 

Mara Caden, PEAES Post-Doctoral Fellow and Yale University, Mint Conditions: The Politics and Geography of Money in Britain and its Empire, 1650-1750.

 

Generous support for the Library Company’s fellowship program has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Albert M. Greenfield Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Barra Foundation, the McLean Contributionship, the William Reese Company, and William H. Helfand.  The Historical Society would like to thank the Albert M. Greenfield Foundation, the Connelly Foundation, the Balch Trust, the Barra Foundation, Dilworth Paxson LLP, Esther Ann McFarland, and Robert L. McNeil Jr. for their support of this year’s fellows.