Lunchtime Talk at American Philosophical Society

Lunch at the Library

Thursday, December 15, 2016
12-1pm in Philosophical Hall (104 South Fifth Street)
American Philosophical Society

Dr. Amy Ellison, Mellon Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellow at the APS, will be talking about her dissertation research, “’Reverse of Fortune’: The Invasion of Canada and the Coming of Independence, 1774-1776,” which focuses on the time when Americans tried and failed to invade their Northern neighbor and that conflict’s role in the transition from a colonial rebellion to a war for independence.

Please RSVP if you plan to attend. Contact Abigail E. Shelton, APS, at or 215-440-3405.

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