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Saturday, April 7

8:30-9:00am Registration and Coffee

Registration Area: Francis Scott Key Hall, 2nd Floor Merrill Room

SESSION ONE: 9:00-10:30am

Conceptualizing Interpretation in Early Modern England
Room: Key 0125

Agency, Spectacle and Power in the Late 18th Century
Room: Key 0116

Britishness, Space, and Material in the Empire
Room: Key 0126

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

Publics and Virtues in Early Modern England
Room: Key 0116

Imperial Subjecthood in the Three Kingdoms
Room: Key 1117

Fin de Siècle Imperial Contestations
Room: Key 0125

Postwar State and Empire
Room: Key 0126

12:15-1:15pm: Lunch

1:15pm: Plenary Roundtable:

“Refocusing on Women, Gender & Public Spheres in the British World”
Room: Key 0106

SESSION THREE: 3:00-4:30pm

The Human and the Other in Early Modern British Thought
Room: Key 0125

Movement and Circulation in the Early Modern Atlantic
Room: Key 0126

Modernity and Marginality
Room: Key 0116

Together and Apart: Anglo-American and Transnational Tensions, 1880-1950
Room: Key 1117

5:00-6:00pm: Plenary Address:

“Rethinking Narratives of Family and Kinship in the British Atlantic”
Room Key 0106

6:00pm: Reception and Drinks

Room: Juan Ramon Jimenez 2208, in the 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 North American Conference on British Studies.

Sunday April 8

8:30-9:00am Registration and Coffee Registration Area

SESSION FOUR: 9:00-10:30am

Geography & Religious Plurality in the Early Modern British Atlantic
Room: Key 0125

Materiality, Print, and Visuality in the Eighteenth Century
Room: Key 0126

Collections, Adaptations, and Cumulative Meanings
Room: Key 1117

Great Games East and West
Room: Key 0116

SESSION FIVE: 10:45-12:15pm

Bodies, Disease & Science in the 18th Century Atlantic World
Room: Key 0116

Literary Technologies and Hybridities
Room: Key 0125

Britain, America, and the World Order
Room: Key 0126

MACBS Graduate Student Research Travel Award

Thank you to our host for MACBS 2018, the Department of History at the University of Maryland, College Park.

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