Past Event

John Jay Papers Conference: Panel Sessions

January 23, 2021
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Please join The Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The National Archives, and the National Historical Publications & Records Commission for the panel sessions of the 2021 John Jay Papers Conference. This Conference is co-sponsored by the Office of the University Provost. The schedule of panels is as follows: -Panel 1: Diplomacy and Politics (10:40 am – 12:00 pm) Chair, Mary A. Y. Gallagher (John Jay Papers) "Kings College and the Foundations of John Jay’s Diplomacy" Benjamin C. Lyons (Columbia University) "John Jay’s 1788 'Address to the People of the State of New York' and the Dynamics of the Ratification Debate: A New Look" Todd Estes (Oakland University) "Two Treaties, Two Diplomats, and Two Scholarly Editions: John Jay, Thomas Pinckney, and the Art and Practice of Scholarly Editorial Collaboration" Constance B. Schulz (Pinckney Papers, University of South Carolina) -Panel 2: Family, Slavery, and Abolition (1:00 – 2:20 pm) Chair, Elizabeth M. Nuxoll, (John Jay Papers) "Mastering Paradox: John Jay, Slavery, and Nation Building" David N. Gellman (DePauw University) "John Jay and the Intimate Politics of Slavery and Antislavery" Sarah Gronningsater (University of Pennsylvania) “'One of them married Colonel Stuyvesandt, another of them married my grandfather:' John Jay, Genealogy, and the Shape of a New Nation" Karin Wulf (Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, College of William & Mary) -Panel 3: Navigating Networks and Publics (2:30 – 4:05 pm) Chair, Herbert Sloan (Barnard College) "John Jay and the Press" Sara Georgini (Adams Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society) "Investing in Social Networking in Sarah Livingston Jay’s New York" Alisa Wade (California State University, Chico) "John Jay in Voluntary America" Jonathan Den Hartog (Samford University) "Did the Man Make the Robe? John Jay Dressed for the Court" Claire Jerry (Smithsonian National Museum of American History) Bethanee Bemis (Smithsonian National Museum of American History) -Panel 4: Roundtable on The Future of Documentary Editing & the Founding Era (4:15 – 5:20 pm) Chair, R. Darrell Meadows (National Historical Publications and Records Commission) Sara Martin (Adams Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society) Holly C. Shulman (Dolley Madison Digital Edition) Jennifer E. Steenshorne (John Jay Papers) Jennifer Stertzer (Washington Papers, Center for Digital Editing)

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Robb Haberman