Symposium Series • Spring 2016
All lectures are on the UMaine campus and are free and open to the public.
Friday, February 12. 3:15 PM. Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall.
Chris Bilodeau (Dickinson College), “Executing an Indian in Seventeenth Century Maine.”
Author of “Understanding Ritual in Colonial Wabanakia,” French Colonial History 14 (2013).
Co-hosted with Native American Programs, UMaine.
For a program related to the first sympoiusm of the semester, also consider participating in a discussion of
a pre-circulated paper on Thursday, February 11 at 2:00 p.m., location TBA.
Joseph Hall (Bates College), “Declarations of Sale but not Departure: Wabanaki Claims to Place in Four
Land Sales, 1660-1672.” Co-hosted with Native American Programs, please contact Liam Riordan for
more information ([email protected] or 581-1913).
Monday, March 21. 3:15 PM. Wells Conference Center, Room 3.
Claire Campbell (Bucknell University), “‘Because it’s 2016’: Rethinking the Frontier Myth
and ‘Canada’s National Interest’.”
Author of Shaped by the West Wind: Nature and History in Georgian Bay (University of British
Columbia Press, 2005). Current book project: “What Once Were You? Historic Landscapes in Canada,”
a comparative study of historic sites as places of environmental history: L’Anse aux Meadows, Grand
Pré, Fort William, the Forks, and the Bar U Ranch.
Co-hosted with the Canadian-American Center, UMaine.
Monday, April 11. 3:15 PM. Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall.
Abby Chandler (UMass-Lowell), “The Interconnected Atlantic World.”
Author of Law and Sexual Misconduct in New England, 1650-1750 (Ashgate, 2015), based on her 2008
Annual Babcock Lecture by a UMaine graduate.
For more information (or to request a visitor parking permit),
please contact Liam Riordan at [email protected]
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