Society of Early Americanists Conferences

The SEA hosts annual conferences. In odd-numbered years, the Society hosts an open-topic general conference known as the Biennial Conference. In even-numbered years, it hosts Special Topics conferences. The SEA also sponsors panels at our affiliated societies: the American Literature Association & the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.



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Recent Conferences


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Image Credit: Detail of the present-day Oklahoma region from Thomas Jefferys’ American Atlas: or, a Geographical Description of the Whole Continent of America (1776), courtesy of the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, McFarlin Library, the University of Tulsa.
Chicago in 1868 from Schiller Street north side to 12th Street south side. Drawn by A. Ruger, Chicago, Chicago Lithographing Co. [1868], Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.
George Cooke. Philadelphia from the Great Tree Kensington, under which Penn, made his Treaty with the Indians. American Philosophical Society. Permission to publish required.




Updated: 07/14/16