Above, from left: Keynote speaker Lewis Lapham, Institute Coordinator Gary Berton, Iona Provost Brian Nickerson
The First International Conference of Thomas Paine Studies at Iona College
October 19-20, 2012
Iona College hosted a gathering of national and international scholars for presentations and discussion on the life, legacy and ideas of a long neglected Founding Father of the United States, Thomas Paine. In addition to twelve sessions of scholarly presentations, the conference also featured a keynote speech by Lewis Lapham, a presentation of the play, Citizen Paine, as well as receptions at the Thomas Paine National Historical Association Building and the Thomas Paine Cottage.
For additional information about the conference, please visit Thomas Paine National Historical Association (TPNHA) Collection at the Iona College Library.
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