Bowen, Emanuel, -1767, J Gibson, and Robert Sayer. An accurate map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French dominions on this great continent; exhibiting the present seat of war, and the French encroachments… [London, Printed for Robt. Sayer ?, 1755] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress.

Randall, A.M. Basket of Fruit with Parrot, 1777, Painting, “Courtesy
National Gallery of Art, Washington.”

A prospective view of the town of Boston, the capital of New-England – and the landing of — troops in the year 1768… / P. Revere. Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Washington, D.C.

Kleedinge Van Canada [Costumes of Canada], ca. 1650 CA ANC Library and Archives Canada, Peter Winkworth Collection R9266-2428

The Society of Early Americanists furthers the exchange of ideas and information among scholars of various disciplines who study the literature and culture of America to approximately 1830.

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CFP: The Society for the Study of American Women Writers triennial conference, Nov. 7-11 March 21, 2018

The SSAWW is one of the SEA's affiliate organizations. Its triennial meeting will be held in Denver, Colorado...

SEA Junior Scholar of the Month for March: Hannah Wakefield March 15, 2018

How did you become interested in studying early American literature? Initially, I wrote a conference pa...

Draft statement on Ethical Mentoring March 12, 2018

At the Religion and Politics in Early America conference in St. Louis, two special sessions were set aside to ...