Conference on the War of 1812
Saturday October 13, 2012
8:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Presented by New England History Teachers Association
and the American Antiquarian Society
This daylong conference will look at the military, political, and cultural implications of the War of 1812. Saturday’s program will feature a plenary talk by William Fowler of Northeastern University and concurrent breakout sessions on such topics as: the war at sea; the war in an international context; the culture of the period as expressed in the music and images of the time; the war’s impact on American politics; and how the war impacted the development of Canadian culture among others.
The cost of the daylong program is $60 for NEHTA members and $70 for non-members. Cost includes lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments and all handouts.
A special keynote address will be delivered by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, Alan Taylor, author of The Civil War of 1812. This will take place the previous evening, Friday, October 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. This program is free and open to the public. A special NEHTA reception will follow the lecture.
Location: Antiquarian Hall, 185 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA
Click here to go to the American Antiquarian Society calendar.