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

Captive Exchanges: Prisoners of War in the 18th Century
5th Floor of the S. E. Wimberly Library, FAU, Boca Raton

Adrian Finucane, Ph.D., will lecture on the tests of loyalties and unforeseen problems that arose with prisoners of war in colonial America. This is the second 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).

Event Announcement

Captive Exchanges: Prisoners of War in the 18th Century

Adrian Finucane, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, FAU

4:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 26, 2022
5th Floor of the S. E. Wimberly Library
Free and open to the public. Registration required at https://forms.gle/sNECfGfa6euvgELaA 


Future Events

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

Lecture, reception, and display of original rare 18th-century books, drawn from FAU’s Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection


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

 


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