Drawing upon a variety of methods and case studies, this series of sessions highlights the work of scholars researching the United States' historical and cultural landscapes. The sessions are organized roughly chronologically by each paper's focus. This first session features papers on early American history, ranging from pre-statehood and post-colonial times to the mid-1800s.
|Presenter||Judy Schaaf*, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Cultural Geographies of pre-Statehood Louisiana||20||8:00 AM|
|Presenter||Richard Sambrook*, Eastern Michigan University, French Land Claims on the Post-Colonial Frontier in Ypsilanti, Michigan’s Second Oldest City||20||8:20 AM|
|Presenter||Rebecca Croog*, Temple University, Past, present, and future of agriculture in Philadelphia: from Lenape disposession to the contemporary fight for urban food justice and land sovereignty||20||8:40 AM|
|Presenter||Jacqueline Gallagher*, University of Mary Washington, Mapping the Tours of President James Monroe, 1817-1819||20||9:00 AM|
|Presenter||Donald J Poland*, Central Connecticut State University, Geography, Unconscious Influence: Olmsted’s Hartford and an Early Suburban Milieu||20||9:20 AM|
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