17th Century American Northeast Academic Conference

Academic Conference

17th Century Warfare, Diplomacy, & Society in the American Northeast

October 18 & 19, 2013 ~ Friday and Saturday
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center

In conjunction with its 15th anniversary, the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center presents 17th Century Warfare, Diplomacy, & Society in the American Northeast, a two-day interdisciplinary conference. It brings together scholars in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, history, ethnohistory, geography, literature and Native American studies to examine the complexity of a changing cultural landscape, and the consequences of colonization and warfare.  Conference sessions include: War & Ties That Bind, Wampanoag Historical Landscapes of the 17th Century, War & Diplomacy: Politics & Conflict, Memory & Legacy, Gender & Society, Material Culture and Narratives & Language.

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  • Advance registration preferred and is required for lunch options and banquet dinner.
  • Museum admission is free with registration. Registration includes light breakfast.
  • Please return Conference Registration Form and payment (checks payable to MPMRC) to:
    Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center
    c/o Kevin McBride – Conference Registration
    PO Box 3180
    Mashantucket, CT 06338


  • Prior to Sept. 30:   $80
  • Military, seniors, & students, prior to Sept. 30:   $70
  • After Sept. 30:   $90

Questions? Contact Ashley Bissonnette: (860) 396-6803 or abissonnette@mptn.orgThe Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center is located at 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket (Ledyard), Connecticut.


Download the Conference Registration Form HERE.