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VCEA Meeting 1/25/2020

· January 23rd, 2020 · No Comments

We are delighted to announce that the Virginia Consortium of Early Americanists (VCEA) will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, January 25th, 2020. Our good friends at the University of Richmond will serve as our hosts for what promises to be another exciting day of conversation and scholarship.  Please find below the program for this year’s… Read More »

Getting the most out of the 2019 OI annual conference

· June 7th, 2019 · No Comments

Adopt these strategies when attending the OI 25th annual conference next week (June 13-15) at the University of Pittsburgh and remember to join us on Twitter at #OIAnnual2019. by Carl Keyes (Assumption College) Are you attending your first Omohundro Institute conference and want to get the most out of it?  Here are some strategies for… Read More »

Data Management for #VastEarlyAmerica

· June 6th, 2019 · 1 Comment

Join Jessica M. Parr for the 2019 THis Camp, “Digital Management for Historians: a system for keeping track of data including syllabi, projects, and research” on Thursday, June 13, 2:00 pm, at the 25th annual OI conference at the University of Pittsburgh.  by Jessica M. Parr, Simmons University Like so many things these days, the… Read More »

Continuing the Conversation: “Poor Relief”

· August 1st, 2018 · No Comments

The following post is the result of questions raised during a panel (#33) at the OI’s 24th annual conference, June 14–17, 2018. If you have a conversation you would like to continue post-conference, or materials to share (such as a bibliography), please send them to the OI at And be sure to join us… Read More »

Building on the Legacy: Lemon Project Symposium March 16-17, 2018

· March 14th, 2018 · No Comments

Today’s post is courtesy of Ravynn Stringfield, graduate student in American Studies at William & Mary and Lemon Project Graduate Assistant. The Omohundro Institute applauds the work of the Lemon Project and has supported several past events. Most recently, the OI has joined forces with the Lemon Project to co-sponsor the OI-W&M Lemon Project Postdoctoral… Read More »

Report on the VCEA

· February 1st, 2018 · No Comments

by Holly Stevens White This past Saturday, the Virginia Consortium of Early Americanists convened for their fourth annual meeting at the University of Richmond. Founded in 2014 in order to provide a forum for the wealth of scholarship focused on early American history in Virginia, each year the program evolves and the number of attendees… Read More »

Pocahontas and After

· March 8th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The OI is proud to support the upcoming Pocahontas and After: Historical culture and transatlantic encounters, 1617 – 2017 conference which convenes March 16–19, 2017, in London.