Beloved Kin and Memory Lands: Keynote Presentations by Christine M. DeLucia and Lisa Brooks

, Petteruti Lounge, Room 201

Noted historians, both separately and in conversation, will offer a scholarly reconsideration of histories of King Philip’s War. Christine M. DeLucia is Associate Professor of History at Mount Holyoke College and author of Memory Lands: King Philip’s War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast. Lisa Brooks is Professor of English and American Studies at Amherst College and author of Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip’s War.

Beloved Kin and Memory Lands

These presentations are part of a larger event titled Beloved Kin and Memory Lands. Drawing on various traditions of storytelling, including poetry, history, literature, community work, and place-based narrative, this event brings together a range of scholars and community members in order to explore the history of settlement in the area and to ask how we might better attend to this history and its legacies in our current moment.

Free and open to the public. Wheelchair accessible. Reception, book sale, and book signing to follow.

A CSREA Faculty Grant Event organized by Theresa Warburton, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, American Studies and English. Co-sponsored by the Cogut Institute for the Humanities.