July 2019
Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//hooper_bb.jpg Brown Bag, Research Fellow “That Agitating Element”: African Americans, Native Americans, and the Push for Citizenship in the 19th Century 24 July 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Kevin Hooper, University of Oklahoma This talk explores the ways in which African Americans and Native Americans shaped conceptions of U ...

This talk explores the ways in which African Americans and Native Americans shaped conceptions of U.S. citizenship in the 19th century. Although citizenship became more of a federal concern after the Civil War, this talk argues that African American and Native American activists began this transition in the antebellum period by appealing directly to the federal government to assert their rights.

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Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//surgeon_tools.jpg Brown Bag, Research Fellow Bodies in Pain: The Medical Culture of Sympathy in the United States, 1830-1865 31 July 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Yuri Amano, Johns Hopkins University My project explores the cultural and political meanings of bodily pain by focusing on surgical and ...

My project explores the cultural and political meanings of bodily pain by focusing on surgical and obstetric cases in the United States, around the time of the establishment of painless surgery. Comparing the experiences of patients from different backgrounds, I intend to examine how doctors’ assumptions of femininity, masculinity, and embodied social differences shaped their understanding of pain.

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August 2019
Brown Bag Cotton Mather’s Biblia Americana 1693-1728: America’s First Bible Commentary and Storehouse of Early-Modern Learning 9 August 2019.Friday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Jan Stievermann, Heidelberg University With the ongoing edition of Cotton Mather’s massive Biblia Americana scholars of early America ...

With the ongoing edition of Cotton Mather’s massive Biblia Americana scholars of early America are now gaining access to the first comprehensive Bible commentary produced in the colonies. This talk will give an introduction to the riches of the Biblia as a source for the study of colonial New England and its place in early-modern intellectual history.

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Brown Bag, Research Fellow “That Agitating Element”: African Americans, Native Americans, and the Push for Citizenship in the 19th Century this event is free 24 July 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Kevin Hooper, University of Oklahoma Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//hooper_bb.jpg

This talk explores the ways in which African Americans and Native Americans shaped conceptions of U.S. citizenship in the 19th century. Although citizenship became more of a federal concern after the Civil War, this talk argues that African American and Native American activists began this transition in the antebellum period by appealing directly to the federal government to assert their rights.

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Brown Bag, Research Fellow Bodies in Pain: The Medical Culture of Sympathy in the United States, 1830-1865 this event is free 31 July 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Yuri Amano, Johns Hopkins University Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//surgeon_tools.jpg

My project explores the cultural and political meanings of bodily pain by focusing on surgical and obstetric cases in the United States, around the time of the establishment of painless surgery. Comparing the experiences of patients from different backgrounds, I intend to examine how doctors’ assumptions of femininity, masculinity, and embodied social differences shaped their understanding of pain.

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Brown Bag Cotton Mather’s Biblia Americana 1693-1728: America’s First Bible Commentary and Storehouse of Early-Modern Learning this event is free 9 August 2019.Friday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Jan Stievermann, Heidelberg University

With the ongoing edition of Cotton Mather’s massive Biblia Americana scholars of early America are now gaining access to the first comprehensive Bible commentary produced in the colonies. This talk will give an introduction to the riches of the Biblia as a source for the study of colonial New England and its place in early-modern intellectual history.

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