Thursday, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 8C, ACC
Tracing Associations in the Americas, 1770–1860
A special session. Presiding: Leila Mansouri, Univ. of California, Berkeley
1. “Religion, Institution, and Individual after Disestablishment,” David Weimer, Harvard Univ.
2. “Early African American Orature: From Individuation to Associationalism,” Douglas Jones, Jr., Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
3. “The Performative Commons and Lateral Kinship in Early America,” Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Northeastern Univ.
Respondent: Nancy Bentley, Univ. of Pennsylvania