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Witnesses and their Testimony in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World: Identifying Commonalities and Exploring Differences

· September 15th, 2015 · No Comments

Today we continue our series exploring the roundtable sessions from last summer’s Institute-SEA conference with a post from Sara T. Damiano. She will receive her Ph.D. from the History Department at Johns Hopkins University this fall. This spring she will be a postdoctoral fellow in the Program in Early American Economy and Society at the… Read More »

Extending the Roundtable Conversation

· September 1st, 2015 · No Comments

Summer is beginning to seem like a distant memory. Sunset is beginning to creep earlier into the evening, the air (occasionally) has a hint of crispness in it, and for those of us on college campuses, the noise and bustle of student life has returned. But here at Uncommon Sense, we’re hoping to extend the… Read More »

The Twitterverse and the Twitter Averse

· June 20th, 2015 · 1 Comment

The following is a brief essay by OIEAHC Director Karin Wulf. The OI-SEA 2015 Joint Conference has been by almost every measure a great success. A rich, multi-disciplinary program so full of exciting panels that I noted several times I wished I had Hermione Granger’s time turner so I could attend them all. Gorgeous Chicago,… Read More »

Conference Twittiquette

· June 16th, 2015 · 2 Comments

We are delighted to confirm that the joint OIEAHC-SEA conference (June 18-21) will be live-Tweeted. In preparation for that, we have created not only a hashtag (#OISEA2015) but also drafted a Twittiquette. But as with any draft, we need input. Please respond below or, if you don’t desire to make a public comment, email us directly… Read More »