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Program

Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies
2017 Annual Meeting
University of Maryland, College Park

April 1-2, 2017

Saturday, April 1

8:30-9:00am Registration and Coffee
Registration Area: Francis Scott Key Hall, 2nd Floor Merrill Room


SESSION ONE: 9:00-10:30am

Movements and Perceptions of Knowledge in the British Atlantic
Taliaferro 2110


Appropriations of Classicism and the Classics: Art, Literature, and Narrative Meaning

Taliaferro 2103

 

SESSION TWO: 10:45am-12:15pm

The Politics of Materiality and the Materiality of Politics in Early Modern England
Taliaferro 2110

 

12:15-1:15pm: Lunch
Francis Scott Key Hall, Merrill Room and Room 1117

 

1:15pm Plenary Roundtable: British History After Brexit
Key Hall 0106

Chair: Nicholas Popper, College of William & Mary

 

SESSION THREE: 3:00-4:30pm

Conflict and Community across England and Scotland
Taliaferro 2110

 

5:00-6:00pm: Plenary Address
Key Hall 0106

George Robb, William Paterson University- “The British Assault on American Neutrality during World War I”

 

6:00pm: Reception and Drinks
Prince George's Room, Stamp Union

*The plenary address will be followed by a reception with complimentary drinks. Very kind thanks go to our reception sponsors, the Department of History at the University of Maryland and the Miller Center for Historical Studies.

 

 

Sunday April 2

8:30-9:00am Registration and Coffee
Registration Area: Francis Scott Key Hall, 2nd Floor Merrill Room


 

SESSION FOUR: 9:00-10:30am

Between Practitioners and Publics: The History of Medicine in Britain, 1600-1900
Taliaferro 2110

 

SESSION FIVE: 10:45-12:15pm

Strategies of Representation in Early Modern England
Taliaferro 2110

 

Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies Officers 2016-2017

 

Thank you to our host for MACBS 2017, the Department of History at the University of Maryland. In particular, very kind thanks to Julie Taddeo, Gail Russell, and Lisa Klein for their help with local arrangements. Thank you to the North American Conference on British Studies for their sponsorship as well.

        

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