Monthly Archives: February 2013

Contemporary American Poetry

Ertegun House Reading Group, Erik Fredericksen, 20 February 2013 For my installment of the reading group, I took the opportunity to fast-forward a couple thousand years from my current work in Classics and shared a small selection of contemporary American poetry with the other scholars. I tried to select a varied array of some of […]

Global trade and local networks: the indigo trade, liberalism and the agency house in Calcutta 1793-1833

Thomas Newbold’s presentation to other Ertegun Scholars during one of the regular lunchtime meetings. My thesis seeks to understand, by looking at the correspondence of the Calcutta agency house of Palmer & Co, a series of problems that relate to the early nineteenth century history of colonial Bengal. It looks in particular at the reorganization […]