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).
A Constitutional Culture: New England and the Struggle Against Arbitrary Rule
Professor of History, Providence College
January 25, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.
All are welcome!
Free Lecture via Zoom Webinar. Open to the Public. (Registration required.)
Registration will become available in Fall 2023.
The full event poster will be available for download and distribution (pdf for print/email; png for PowerPoint).
Publications That Have Resulted from the SCW LaVoy Program
A Constitutional Culture: New England and the Struggle Against Arbitrary Rule in the Restoration Empire by Adrian Chastain Weimer
"Utopian Dreams and Untenable Realities: The Georgia Trustees' Failure to Stabilize the Frontier through Foreign Migration" by Adrian Finucane, in Early American Studies 21, no. 2 (Spring 2023)
The Virginia Venture: American Colonization and English Society, 1580-1660 by Misha Ewen
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Under the Skin: Tattoos, Scalps, and the Contested Language of Bodies in Early America
by Mairin Odle
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Past Public Events
'What must Strangers think of such a Law?': Scalp Bounties in Colonial America
Mairin Odle, Ph.D., Associate Professor of American Studies, University of Alabama
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Colonial Wars as the 'Wrath of God': The Origins of American Antislavery
Nicholas Wood, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History, Spring Hill College
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Captive Exchanges: Prisoners of War in the 18th Century
Adrian Finucane, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, FAU
January 26, 2022
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
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.
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