4/30 – David Waldstreicher on “Phillis Wheatley’s Ancient and African Worlds and the Politics of Slavery”
Please join us on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 2pm in the History Program Lounge for
“Phillis Wheatley’s Ancient and African Worlds and the Politics of Slavery”
David Waldstreicher is a historian of early and 19th century America. His research interests include political history, cultural history, slavery and antislavery, and print culture. His books include In the Midst of Perpetual Fetes: The Making of American Nationalism, 1776-1820 (1997); Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery and the American Revolution(2004); and Slavery’s Constitution: From Revolution to Ratification (2009). He is Co-Editor (with Kathleen M. Brown and Daniel K. Richter), of the McNeil Center for Early American Studies’ book series, Early American Studies (University of Pennsylvania Press), serves on the editorial boards of Reviews in American History, and is Co-Editor of the Journal of the Early Republic.