Just in time for the second anniversary of the pandemic, we are pleased to host Professor Carolyn Eastman, who will present on her current research in a lecture entitled "The Women's Plague; or, Narratives of Survival during New York's Yellow Fever Epidemics in the Founding Era."
Carolyn Eastman is Associate Professor of History at Virginia Commonwealth University and N.E.H. fellow at the New-York Historical Society. She is the author of The Strange Genius of Mr. O: The World of the United States' First Forgotten Celebrity (UNC Press, 2021) and A Nation of Speechifiers: Making an American Public after the Revolution (The University of Chicago Press, 2009).
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