Sunday, 28 February
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Fellow & Instructor of Public History at Harvard University
Formerly a political aide, Stoermer was educated at the Tulane University School of Law, the Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Virginia. Having served as chief historian at Colonial Williamsburg, he now counsels heritage sites and organizations. Stoermer is working on a book titled Dangerous Persuasions: The Loyalist Experience in Revolutionary America and will speak about the king’s supporters.
Sunday, 13 March
Bruce H. Mann
Carl F. Schipper, Jr., Professor of Law at the Harvard University School of Law
Mann received both a law degree and a Ph.D. in history from Yale. His publications include Neighbors and Strangers: Law and Community in Early Connecticut and Republic of Debtors: Bankruptcy in the Age of American Independence, and he is co-editor of the collection The Many Legalities of Early America. Mann will speak on the topic of “Revolutionary Justice: Law and Society in the American Revolution.”
Both talks will start at 3:00 P.M. in Bemis Hall at 15 Bedford Road in Lincoln. They are free and open to the public.