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Patricia Cohen

Pauline Maier Introduction

For those unfortunate souls who missed the fourth annual USIH conference–the best yet–I’ll kick off the blog discussion of the conference, which figures to be intense, by posting my prepared introduction of Pauline Maier’s keynote address. Maier’s talk was simply wonderful.—————November 18, 2011 Welcome everyone! It is my great honor to introduce this year’s keynote speaker. This is the first conference hosted by the brand new Society for U.S. Intellectual History, about which I am extremely proud. However, this is the Fourth Annual U.S. History Conference. I’d like to give a very brief history of our keynotes. At the first, Read more