EVENTS

“Copyright before Copyright: The Politics of Authorizing Authorship in the Early Republic,” Colloquium with Iona College’s Nora Slonimsky | 10/22/2021

Iona College Gardiner Assistant Professor of History Nora Slonimsky will be at the Kinder Institute on October 22 for a talk exploring intellectual property in the early republic, focusing on how a small group of writers from the era wielded copyright as a tool to establish authorial authority while also working within existing power structures […]

“Minette’s Worlds: Theatre & Revolution in Saint-Domingue,” Lecture with UVA Prof. and Democracy Initiative Co-Director Laurent Dubois | 10/28/2021

Circling back to what was originally scheduled as the keynote for the March 2019 Haiti in the Atlantic World conference at Mizzou, University of Virginia John L. Nau III Bicentennial Professor of the History & Principles of Democracy and Co-Director of UVA’s Democracy Initiative Laurent Dubois will explore the transformative role that actors of African […]

“Mapping the French Atlantic,” Colloquium with UVA Prof. and Democracy Initiative Co-Director Laurent Dubois | 10/29/2021

Making his second presentation in as many days, University of Virginia John L. Nau III Bicentennial Professor of the History & Principles of Democracy and Co-Director of UVA’s Democracy Initiative Laurent Dubois will give a colloquium presentation at the Kinder Institute on his new book project, which explores the history and conceptual configuration of the […]

“Church, State, and Property Confiscation,” November 5 MRSEAH with UVa Postdoctoral Research Associate Alyssa Penick | 11/05/2021

For the St. Louis leg of the Fall 2021 Missouri Regional Seminar on Early American History, participants will gather on November 5 to discuss UVa Jefferson Scholars Foundation Postdoctoral Research Associate Alyssa Penick’s work on, “Church, State, and Property Confiscation: Exploring the Material Dimensions of Religious Freedom in Virginia” (see abstract below). Proceedings will commence […]

“The Hidden History of the American Revolution,” Public Lecture with University of South Carolina’s Woody Holton | 11/11/2021

For our second Fall 2021 evening lecture, University of South Carolina McCausland Professor of History Woody Holton will share research from what will, at the time of the lecture, be his just recently published Simon & Schuster monograph, Liberty Is Sweet: The Hidden History of the American Revolution, a sweeping re-assessment of the war for […]

“Reconsidering the Founders,” Panel Discussion with University of South Carolina Prof. Woody Holton | 11/12/2021

In a follow-up event to his November 11 book talk, University of South Carolina McCausland Professor of History Woody Holton will pay a visit to the Kinder Institute Colloquium Series, convening a panel of in-house scholars for a reconsideration of the founders in the post-Hamilton age (see description below). The discussion will take place on […]

“The Secession of Western Australia and the State of the British Empire, c. 1930-35,” Colloquium with KICD Prof. of British History Rob Fletcher and Australian Catholic University Historian Benjamin Mountford | 11/19/2021

Kinder Professor of British History Rob Fletcher and Australian Catholic University Senior Lecturer in History Benjamin Mountford will team up on November 19 for the final official colloquium of the Fall 2021 semester, presenting a new imperial perspective on Western Australia’s 1933 move to secede from the Commonwealth (see abstract below). Free and open to […]