Graduate Student Forum

    Colonial Society of Massachusetts

    Graduate Student Forum

    June 7, 2019

    The forum is free and open to the public. 


    Turning to China     9:15 to 10:30

    Anthony E. Guidone, George Mason University

    America’s First Global City: Salem, Massachusetts, 1790-1830


    Simon H. Sun, Harvard University

           Thomas Jefferson’s Hau Kiou Choaan: China in Early American Life and Thought


    Law and Disorder in the Colonial Northeast    10:45 to 12 noon

    Arinn Amer, City University of New York

    Tar & Feathers:  Colonial Culture and the Making of Patriot Violence

    Nicole Breault, University of Connecticut

    Keeping Order: The Night Watch of Early Boston


    Lunch Break


    Elite and Popular Culture in Early America    1:15 to 2:30


    George D. Elliott, Brown University

    Alchemy and Household Science in 17th-Century Connecticut

    Lance BoosStony Brook University

          Print and Performance: The Development of a British-American Musical Marketplace in the 18th-Century 


    Final Reflections    3 pm


    Marla R Miller

    Associate Chair, Director of the Public History Program,

    and Professor of History, University of Massachusetts