Attend the virtual book launch for The Word in the Wilderness: Popular Piety and the Manuscript Arts in Early Pennsylvania on Sunday, July 19th at 4:30 p.m. The free Zoom event is hosted by the Horner Memorial Library of the German Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Advance registration is required by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Download the e-invitation here for more details.
A recording of the book launch event will be posted on this website after the live event is concluded.
Image: Matthew Carey, map of Pennsylvania, published in Philadelphia, 1813. Courtesy, The Rosenbach, Philadelphia.
Johannes Bard, penmanship sample, "Alphabet Romain," Adams County, Pennsylvania, ca. 1819-1821. Courtesy of the Winterthur Museum.
Pennsylvania State University Press Virtual Author Panel
Join PSU Press and the authors and volume editors of four recent books in Early American Studies for a virtual panel on Friday, June 19th at 1pm EST! Panelists will discuss their new books and answer your questions.
Our guests are: Alexander Ames, author of The Word in the Wilderness: Popular Piety and the Manuscript Arts in Early Pennsylvania Wendy Bellion, author of Iconoclasm in New York: Revolution to Reenactment Cecile Fromont, editor of Afro-Catholic Festivals in the Americas: Performance, Representation, and the Making of Black Atlantic Tradition Bethany Wiggin, editor of Babel of the Atlantic
Moderated by Kathryn Yahner, PSU Press Acquisitions Editor