Thursday, 30 December
636. Outside the Convention Hall: Philadelphia Performances and the Constitution of the Early Republican Subject
8:30–9:45 a.m., 309, Philadelphia Marriott
A special session
Session leader: Eric T. Slauter, Univ. of Chicago
1. “Performing Witchcraft in Philadelphia, 1787,” Lisa M. Vetere, Lehigh Univ.
2. “Slaves in Philadelphia: Susannah Rowson’s Slaves in Algiers as a Performance of Female Citizenship,” Doug Kirshen, Brandeis Univ.
3. “The Politicization of Anonymity in the Ratification Debate,” Christopher Hunter, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Respondent: Eric T. Slauter