Society of Early Americanists Eleventh Biennial Conference
Eugene, Oregon, February 28th — March 2nd, 2019
The Eugene biennial will be the first for the SEA to be held on the West Coast. It will highlight how the Pacific Rim and the West are significant for Early American Studies, beyond the U.S. expansionist narratives of Lewis and Clark.
The conference dates: Thursday, February 28 to Saturday, March 2, 2019
For additional information about the SEA Eleventh Biennial Conference, please see:
- Travel and Hotel information and maps of Eugene: SEA 2019 Travel, Lodging, and Regisration
- Registration will be processed by a University of Oregon ecommerce platform. Click this registration link or visit the travel, lodging, and registration page.
Conference keynote speakers will include:
— Prof. Chris Cameron, University of North Carolina–Charlotte, founder of the African American Intellectual History Society and author of To Plead Our Own Cause: African Americans in Massachusetts and the Making of the Antislavery Movement. March 2nd
— Prof. Lisa Brooks, Amherst College, author of Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip’s War. February 28th
— Prof. Michelle Burnham, Santa Clara University, “The Revolutionary Pacific: Transoceanic American Writing and the Calculus of Risk” March 1st
— Prof. Melinda Marie Jetté, author of At the Hearth of the Crossed Races: A French-Indian Community in Nineteenth-Century Oregon, 1812-1859. March 1st
Panel and Individual paper proposals and program planning are being handled by exordo: sea2019.exordo.com
Panel proposals accepted through August 15th.
Individual paper proposals accepted until September 15th.
For more details and specific instructions about submitting Panel and Individual paper proposals, please see: SEA 2019 CFP
As in past biennials, each member can present one paper on a panel of 2-4 presenters, and may also appear in another panel in a supporting role, such as chair, respondent, or member of a round table or panel of 5 or more participants.
Society of Early Americanists Eleventh Biennial Conference Program Committee
Gordon Sayre, University of Oregon, SEA President, Program Committee Chair
Patrick Erben, University of West Georgia, SEA Vice President
Ralph Bauer, University of Maryland, SEA Executive Coordinator
Michelle Burnham, Santa Clara University
Jonathan Field, Clemson University
Brigitte Fielder, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kirsten Silva Gruesz, University of California Santa Cruz
Tom Hallock, University of South Florida
Elizabeth Bohls, University of Oregon
Brett Rushforth, University of Oregon
For any questions, please contact Gordon Sayre, SEA President, firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you in Eugene!