Thursday, June 7
Evening Reception and Keynote featuring Andrew O'Shaughnessy, Saunders Director, Robert H.Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Friday, June 8
American Philosophical Society
Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Panel 1: Knowledge Networks
"Mr. Jefferson, Hispanophile: Thomas Jefferson and Spanish Imperial Geography
Matthew Franco, College of William and Mary
"Lost in Translation: David Bailie Warden and the Limits to Franco-Jeffersonian Cultural Exchange"
Joseph Eaton, National Chengchi University
"Enlightened Networks: Thomas Jefferson's System for Working from Home"
Diane Ehrenpreis and Endrina Tay, Monticello
Comment: Barbara Oberg, Princeton University
Panel 2: Institution of Knowledge
"A Useful Cabinet: Collecting and Circulating Objects at the American Philosophical Society"
Reed Gochberg, Harvard University
"The American Philosophical Society, 1743-1746: From Founding to Failure"
Paul Sivitz, Idaho State University
"Ever Child a Philosopher: The Science of Education and the Teaching of Arithmetic in the Early Republic"
Timothy Minella, Villanova University
Comment: Babak Ashrafi, Consortium for History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Panel 3: Useful Knowledge
"Thomas Jefferson, Military Technology, and the State"
Andrew Fagal, Princeton University
"Design by 'considerable degree': Jefferson's Architecture as Applied Science"
Danielle Willkens, Auburn University
"Thomas Jefferson, Inoculation, and the Norfolk Riots"
Andrew Wehrman, Central Michigan University
Comment: Keith Thomson, Executive Officer Emeritus, American Philosophical Society; Emeritus Professor of Natural History, University of Oxford
Panel 4: Negotiating Knowledge
"André Michaux, Thomas Jefferson, and the 'Injunction of Science'"
Elizabeth Hyde, Kean University
"Containing the Flow of Animal Magnetism: Franklin, Jefferson, and the Mesmer Report"
Philipp Ziesche, Yale University
"Thomas Jefferson's Audiences: Charles Thomson and the Transformation of Notes on the State of Virginia"
Cara Rogers, Rice University
Comment: Richard Shiffrin, Indiana University
Panel 5: Science and Religion
Organized and sponsored by the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies