Society of Colonial Wars Fellowship in Memory of Kenneth R. LaVoy Jr. 

This program supports the research of scholars as they write new, important books on the history of Colonial America. 

Learn more about this program: view the October 2021 press release (link).

 

Featured Event

Colonial Wars as the 'Wrath of God': The Origins of American Antislavery
4:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, 2022
5th Floor of the S. E. Wimberly Library, FAU, Boca Raton

Nicholas Wood, Ph.D., will lecture on the relationship between the Seven Years' War (French and Indian War) and the anti-slavery movement in colonial America. This is the third in a series of public events to celebrate the program’s launch, as inaugural recipients preview their books for the public. 

All are welcome!
Free Lecture. Open to the Public. 

Register Here

Seating is limited, so registration is required.

The full event poster is available for download and distribution (pdf for print/email; png for PowerPoint).

Quakers and Africans


Colonial Wars as the 'Wrath of God': The Origins of American Antislavery
Nicholas Wood, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History, Spring Hill College

4:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, 2022
5th Floor of the S. E. Wimberly Library

Free and open to the public. Registration required at https://forms.gle/EVSZcdzqgvwdi9rq9 

 


Past Events

The People Behind the First Colony: How English Society Established Jamestown, Virginia
Misha Ewen, Ph.D., Curator and Historian, Historic Royal Palaces (UK)
November 18, 2021

Captive Exchanges: Prisoners of War in the 18th Century
Adrian Finucane, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, FAU
January 26, 2022


This program is made possible by the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Florida through the Society of Colonial Wars Fellowship in Memory of Kenneth R. LaVoy Jr., the FAU Libraries, and the Department of History.

For more information, email jsharples@fau.edu