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Field Report: Boston Athenæum Fellow Kevin Hooper

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Registration is NOT required
Members Free and Non-members Free with admission ($10)

Location: The Vershbow Special Collections Reading Room on the Second Floor

Field Report: Boston Athenæum Fellow Kevin Hooper

Join the 2019-2020 the Suzanne and Caleb Loring Research Fellow Kevin Hooper for a report on his research in the Boston Athenæum’s special collections entitled, “Seizing Citizenship: African Americans, Native Americans, and the Pursuit of Citizenship in the Antebellum United States.”

Kevin Hooper is a doctoral candidate in History at the University of Oklahoma. He earned a B.A. and M.A. in History from Providence College prior to beginning his doctoral studies at OU. His primary research interests include citizenship, race, slavery, and removal in the nineteenth century U.S. His most recent research has explored the ways in which African American and Native American activists shaped conceptions of citizenship in the 19th century. In addition to his work as graduate student, Kevin has also worked as an editorial assistant for the Journal of the Early Republic and the Journal of the Civil War Era


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