Brown Bag Americanizing America: Yankee Civilization and the U.S. State 15 January 2014.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Dylan Yeats, New York University

Please join Loring Fellow Dylan Yeats to discuss his dissertation and the research he is conducting at the Massachusetts Historical Society and Boston Athenaeum. Yeats is charting the evolution of what he terms the Yankee Network, comprising academic, educational, missionary, and social reform organizations, and the ways in which this network sought to harness those organs of the state that it could over the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.