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Team 2016 Preliminary Readings*

Stephen R. Berry, A Path in the Mighty Waters: Shipboard Life and Atlantic Crossings to the New World

Kimberly A. Hamlin, “The ‘Case of a Bearded Woman’: Hypertrichosis and the Construction of Gender in the Age of Darwin,” American Quarterly 63, December 2011.

Megan Marshall, The Impossible Art of Deciphering Manuscripts

Arlette Farge, The Allure of the Archives

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812


Team 2015 Preliminary Readings*

Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose

Arlette Farge, The Allure of the Archives

Jill Lepore, Birthright: What’s Next for Planned Parenthood?

Sarah Lloyd, Ephemeral Lives: On Writing a Ticket-Centred History of 18th-century Britain

Meredith Neumann. Eavesdropping on the Meetinghouse: Note-taking and Sermon Culture in Puritan New England

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812

Team 2015 Speaker Readings*

Laura Prieto

Liz Covart

John Stauffer

  • [unpublished manuscript draft circulated via email]

Megan Marshall

Karilyn Crockett

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