3/11 – American Antiquarian Society Seminar: “The Nature of the South”

Richard Lyman Bushman, Gouverneur Morris Professor of History Emeritus at Columbia UniversityRichard Lyman Bushman

Gouverneur Morris Professor of History Emeritus, Columbia University
2015 Scholar-in-Residence at the American Antiquarian Society

Wednesday, March 11 – 5:30pm in the Wood Hall Basement Lounge

Reception and refreshments begin at 5pm

Prof. Bushman’s current research focuses on “Farmers in the Production of the Nation: Family Agriculture in Eighteenth-Century America.” He is well known for books such as From Puritan to Yankee: Character and the Social Order in Connecticut, 1690-1765 (1967), King and People in Provincial Massachusetts (1985), The Refinement of America: Persons, Houses, Cities (1992), and Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling (2005).

After the seminar, there will be a dutch-treat dinner gathering at the Oriental Café in Storrs. All those planning to attend the dinner please let Nina Dayton know in advance, so we have a headcount for the reservation.

Any questions? Contact cornelia.dayton@uconn.edu (faculty coordinator, History Department)