Colonial America Workshop - "Gender, Race, and the Lineage State: Vernacular Genealogy in British America, 1680-1820"

Colonial Americas Workshop
Event date: 
October 17, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Speaker(s): 
Karin Wulf
College of William & Mary
Seminar Series: 
Colonial Americas Workshop
Co-Sponsored by: 
Program in American Studies and the Department of English
Audience: 
Public

"Gender, Race, and the Lineage State: Vernacular Genealogy in British America, 1680-1820"

Professor Karin Wulf, College of William & Mary
 


This workshop is open to the public. There is a pre-circulated paper which will be available approximately one week prior to the workshop. To receive  copy of the paper, email Jennier Loessy at jloessy@princeton.edu.


Karin Wulf is Professor of History and the Director of the Omohundro Institute at the College of William & Mary. Wulf earned her PhD from Johns Hopkins in 1993. Before coming to William & Mary, she taught for ten years at American University. Wulf has produced two collaborative editions, Milcah Martha Moore’s Book: A Commonplace Book from Revolutionary America (with Catherine Blecki, published by Penn State in 1997) and The Diary of Hannah Callender, 1758-1788 (with Susan Klepp, 2010). Her book, Not All Wives: Women of Colonial Philadelphia was published by Cornell University Press in 2000, and issued in paper by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2005. She is currently at work on a study of the relationship between genealogical practices and political culture: “Lineage: Genealogy and the Politics of Connection in British America, 1680-1820.”

Contact: 
Jennifer Loessy
Area of Interest: 
Colonialism & Post Colonialism
Family History
Region: 
United States
Period: 
17th & 18th Centuries
19th Century