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59th Seminar on Glass Day Two Panel Two: Mobility, Identity, and Empire

A series of pre-recorded papers informs this live panel discussion relating to the many contexts, meanings, functions, and innovations of glass within cultures and communities throughout the Atlantic World during the long 18th century (about 1680-1820). Panel Two: Mobility, Identity, and Empire Moderator: Dr. Kerry Sinanan, Assistant Professor in 18th and 19th-century Transatlantic Literature, University of Texas at San Antonio Panel: Anna Laméris, Frides Laméris Art and Antiques (Netherlands) "A history of colonial exploitation as featured on Dutch ceremonial goblets" Dr. Hannah Young, Lecturer in nineteenth-century British history, University of Southampton (UK) “Glass and the Atlantic World: Ralph Bernal, collecting and slave-ownership" Philippe Halbert, Ph.D. candidate, History of Art, Yale University (USA) "La Belle Créole: Identity, Race, and the Dressing Table in the French Atlantic World" Dr. Alexi Baker, Division of the History of Science and Technology, Yale Peabody Museum (USA) "Empire, Science, and Spectacle: glass instruments on the transatlantic stage" 59th Annual Seminar on Glass The Museum's 59th Annual Seminar on Glass was presented virtually Friday, October 8, and Saturday, October 9, 2021, in conjunction with the special exhibition "In Sparkling Company: Glass and the Cost of Social Life in Britain during the 1700s"