To celebrate the completion of the Boys’ Bed Chamber, the FOT is hosting a free public talk with Dr. Sandy Slater, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World Program, College of Charleston. Dr. Slater will speak about masculinity in the region during the early 19th century.
Free to the public; pre-registration recommended.
Sandy Slater earned a PhD from the University of Kentucky in 2009 and completed a dissertation on comparative 17th-century Atlantic masculine identities in New France, New Spain, and New England. Her publications include a collection of essays co-edited with Dr. Fay Yarbrough, Gender and Sexuality in Indigenous North America, 1400–1850, and articles in the Historical Journal of Massachusetts and the Journal of Early American History. Her article “The Erotics of Early America” recently was published in The Cambridge Companion to Early American Literature.