Jane E. Calvert

May 10: John Dickinson topic of lecture

Professor to discuss Delaware's Founding Father


10:17 a.m., May 5, 2011--Jane E. Calvert, associate professor at the University of Kentucky, will speak on the topic "The John Dickinson Writings Project: Documenting Delaware's Founding Father" in a lecture from 12:30-1:45 p.m., Tuesday, May 10, in the conference room of John Munroe Hall.

The lecture is sponsored by the University of Delaware Department of History and is free and open to the public.

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A talk by August A. Imholtz Jr. marking the 150th anniversary of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" will be held at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Class of 1941 Lecture Room in the Morris Library on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

Dec. 2: UD Night at Winterthur

University of Delaware students, faculty and staff are invited to join in the winter festivities at UD Night at Yuletide at Winterthur from 4:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2.

Calvert is the founder, director and chief editor of the John Dickinson Writings Project, the goal of which is to collect, edit and publish in print and digital editions everything written by Dickinson -- known today as "the Penman of the Revolution" -- on public affairs.

Calvert, who this spring is a senior research fellow at Yale University's MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, has research interests in early modern Anglo-American religious, political and constitutional history. Her work focuses on Quaker political thought and on Dickinson.

Her monograph, Quaker Constitutionalism and the Political Thought of John Dickinson, is the first of a trilogy of works on the Founding Father.

For details, see the flyer in PDF format.

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