2021 Virtual Lecture Series

The Origins of American Frontier Culture

Due to the impact of COVID-19 on travel and group gatherings, the majority of our 2021 Lecture Series will be delivered virtually.  Lectures will occur about every other month, and will be posted on this website and our YouTube Channel.

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Lecture #6

“Beginning at a white oak and runs E: 130 poles….”:
North Carolina’s Frontier during the French and Indian War.

Jason Melius

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site

Lecture Abstract & Video

Released December 2021

Lecture #5

A Story of How We Tell Stories: The Poetics of Contact

Jarrett Chapin

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lecture Abstract & Video

Released October 2021

Lecture #4

Enlightenment ideals of the Founding Fathers and the impact on education in America

Professor Brian Dotts
University of Georgia

Lecture Abstract & Video
Released: September 2, 2021

Lecture #3

Jousting with History on a Stick: What Commemorations of  Mary “Bowser” Richards D

Dr. Lois Leveen

Lecture Abstract & Video
Released: June 21, 2021

Lecture #2

The Dynamics of Regional Cloth Production and Consumption in Early America

Professor Adrienne D. Hood
University of Toronto

Lecture Abstract & Video
Released: March 7, 2021


Lecture #1

Igbo/West African Masquerade Culture and the Dynamics of the African
Diaspora Carnivals

Dr. Raphael Chijioke Njoku
Professor – African History and Culture; Chair of Global Studies and Languages

Lecture Abstract & Video
Released: February 24, 2021


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