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Friday, October 28
McNeil Center for Early American Studies
3355 Woodland Walk

Maurice Bric, University College Dublin
"Mathew Carey, the Old World and the Challenges of Ethnicity" (PDF)

Protection, Panics, and Political Economy

Cathy Matson, University of Delaware and PEAES Director
"Mathew Carey's Learning Experience: Commerce, Manufacturing, and the Panic of 1819" (PDF)

Andrew Shankman, Rutgers University-Camden
"Panic and Crisis in the Post-War World of Mathew Carey" (PDF)

Martin Ohman, University of Virginia
"Mathew Carey, the Case for Protectionism, and the Use of Statistics" (PDF)

Mathew Carey and Political Economy: From Local to Global

Stephen Meardon, Bowdoin College
"'A Reciprocity of Advantages': Mathew Carey and the Growth of the Protective Doctrine, 1794-1816" (PDF)

Richard Demirjian, University of Delaware
"'A source of immense state and national benefit': Mathew Carey, Nationalist and Localist, 1787-1824" (PDF)

Lawrence Peskin, Morgan State University,
and Francesca Viano, Cambridge University
"The Anglo-Celtic-German Connection: American Magazine meets Amerikanisches Magazin" (PDF)

Saturday, October 29
Library Company of Philadelphia
1314 Locust Street

The World of Print in the Age of Mathew Carey

Joseph Adelman, PEAES Post-Doctoral Fellow, Library Company of Philadelphia
"Immigrant Printers and the Creation of Information Networks in Revolutionary America" (PDF)

Johanna Archbold, Trinity College Dublin
"Periodically Conscious: Mathew Carey's Periodicals and their Atlantic Contexts" (PDF)

Joseph Rezek, Boston University
"Mathew Carey, Archibald Constable, and the Discourse of Materiality in the Anglophone Periphery" (PDF)

The Politics of Reform in Mathew Carey's Dublin

Padhraig Higgins, Mercer County College, NJ
"Mathew Carey and the Politics of the Penal Laws" (PDF)

Martyn John Powell, Aberystwyth University, Wales
"Mathew Carey and Anti-Military Sentiment in the Volunteers Journal and the Pennsylvania Evening Herald (PDF)

Carey's Catholic Communities

Karen Kauffman, Villanova University
"'Ministering Angels in Human Form': Mathew Carey's Appeal for Benevolence Toward Philadelphia's White Working Poor" (PDF)

John Davies, SUNY Plattsburgh
"Religion and the Construction of Community in Mathew Carey's Philadelphia" (PDF)

Linda Salvucci, Trinity University
"Spanish Atlantic Dimensions of Mathew Carey's World, 1760-1839" (PDF)

Mathew Carey and the Idea of a Catholic Enlightenment

Benjamin Bankhurst, King's College London
"Vindicating Ireland: Mathew Carey as Irish Nationalist and Historian" (PDF)

Michael Carter, University of Dayton
"Mathew Carey: The Mind of an Enlightenment Catholic" (PDF)

Nicholas Wolf, Virginia Commonwealth University
"Catholic Advocacy and the Catholic Print Trade in Mathew Carey's Dublin, 1740-1790" (PDF)

For more information please contact Cathy Matson, PEAES Director at or call 215-546-3181.

This conference is free and open to everyone interested in the topic. Please let us know if you will be attending by registering electronically.