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Check out MHS’s online seminar with 2021 Whitehill Prize winner Cornelia H. Dayton!

Professor Cornelia H. Dayton will present her essay “Lost Years Recovered: John Peters and Phillis Wheatley Peters in Middleton” at a Pauline Maier Early American History Seminar at the Massachusetts Historical Society on Tuesday, September 21 at 5:15pm EDT. From MHS: Litigation in Essex County reveals where the African-born poet Phillis Wheatley Peters and her … Continue reading Check out MHS’s online seminar with 2021 Whitehill Prize winner Cornelia H. Dayton!

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The 1921 Prize in American Literature Deadline Extended: October 1, 2021

The American Literature Society is pleased to invite submissions for the 1921 prize, which is awarded annually for the best article in any field of American literature. The prize is named for the year the organization was initially founded “to promote and diversify the study of American Literature.” Judged by a panel comprised of members … Continue reading The 1921 Prize in American Literature Deadline Extended: October 1, 2021

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Volume 94.2: June 2021

The New England Quarterly announces the publication of Volume 94.2: June 2021. Editorial Editorialby Jonathan Chu Essays “A Monster of iniquity in my self”: Queer Sacramental Temporality in Thomas Shepard and Michael Wigglesworthby Taylor Kraayenbrink The Aesthetics of Doom: Nature, Science, and Art in Henry Adams’s Dynamic Theory of Historyby Robert F. Sommer Memoranda and Document … Continue reading Volume 94.2: June 2021

A black and white wood engraving print of an abolitionist meeting in Tremont Temple in Boston, MA on December 3, 1860. Frederick Douglass, a Black man, wears long pants, a waistcoat, and a long coat on the stage in the center of the image. He stands with one hand on his hip and the other out-raised, his mouth open as he speaks back to an unruly crowd at the lower left and in the background around the stage. Officers attempt to quell the crowd in the bottom center of the image. A white man on stage steps towards Douglass and has his hand on Douglass's shoulder. Other white men stand on stage looking at the crowd. On the far right midground, a white man with a beard in a top hat, long pants, and knee-length coat has his left hand in his pocket and his right hand up. In the upper left of the image, three women in bonnets fight on a jutting balcony.

Volume 94.1: March 2021

The New England Quarterly announces the publication of Volume 94.1: March 2021. —  Volume 94, Issue 1: March 2021  — Editorialby Jonathan M. Chu Anti-Abolitionism in New Engalnd The “Abolition Riot” Redux: Voices, Processesby Lindsay Campbell “This Most Atrocious Crusade Against Personal Freedom”: Anti-abolitionist Violence in Boston on the Eve of Warby Patrick T.J. Browne “Where … Continue reading Volume 94.1: March 2021

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