2021 Spirit of America Research Symposium

Make plans to join the FAU Libraries and the FAU Department of History for the Annual Spirit of America Research Symposium.  This year’s symposium features three visiting researchers from around the country discussing their research and how it relies on examining the treasures from the Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection. 

2021 Speakers:

  • Makiki Reuvers, University of Pennsylvania, Department of History
    Bodies of Empire: The Political, Religious, and Corporeal Makings of Subjecthood in Seventeenth-Century New England

  • Elizabeth SchmidtUniversity of California, Santa Barbara, Department of History
    Food Anxieties and the Making and Unmaking of Colonial Identities in the Eighteenth Century British Atlantic

  • Dusty DyeUniversity of Maryland, College Park, Department of History
    "A Decent External Sorrow": Death, Mourning, and the American Revolution

Thursday, October 28 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

S. E. Wimberly Library, 5th Floor
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431

Event Type

Lecture, Lectures, colloquia, seminars, etc., Discussions



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