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Thursday, 30 December

636. Outside the Convention Hall: Philadelphia Performances and the Constitution of the Early Republican Subject

8:30–9:45 a.m., 309, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Session leader: Eric T. Slauter, Univ. of Chicago

1. “Performing Witchcraft in Philadelphia, 1787,” Lisa M. Vetere, Lehigh Univ.

2. “Slaves in Philadelphia: Susannah Rowson’s Slaves in Algiers as a Performance of Female Citizenship,” Doug Kirshen, Brandeis Univ.

3. “The Politicization of Anonymity in the Ratification Debate,” Christopher Hunter, Univ. of Pennsylvania

Respondent: Eric T. Slauter

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