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729. Race, Science, and Representation in Early America

Wednesday, 6 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Beacon A, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Britt Rusert, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

1. "Reading Colonial Mortality Bills with Ben Franklin," Molly Farrell, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

2. "James Madison, Paul Jennings, and the Senses of Taste," Lauren Klein, Georgia Inst. of Tech.

3. "Black Jeffersonian Science in the Long Early National Period," Britt Rusert

Responding: Susan Scott Parrish, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor


  • American Literature – Before 1900

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