Dane Morrison

Professional Details

Title Professor
Department History
Office Sullivan Building 107B
Phone 978.542.7134
Email dane.morrison@salemstate.edu
Website http://w3.salemstate.edu/~dmorrison
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Recent and Upcoming Courses

HST 104 Conquest, Slavery and Revolution in the Atlantic World
HST 200 Historiography
HST 204 U.s. History and Constitutional Government I
HST 307 American Colonial History
HST 318 Era of the American Revolution and Constitution
HST 360 Topics in American History
HST 500 Directed Study in History
HST 800 Seminar in Early American History
HST 801 The American Colonies to 1763
HST 802 The American Revolution, Critical Period and Federalist Era

Professional Interests

Blog: http://trueyankees.blogspot.com/

Selected Publications

• Books •

True Yankees: The South Seas and the Discovery of American Identity, 1784-1844. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.

Hero or Coward: The Story of General Fitz John Porter. With Kimberly Alexander and Richard Schubart. Portsmouth, NH: Blue Tree, 2011. 

Encyclopedia of World History, Vol. 6: The First Global Age. Editor. San Francisco: ABC-CLIO, 2010.

Salem: Place, Myth, and Memory. Dane A. Morrison and Nancy L. Schultz, eds. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2004; Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2005. 2nd edition, forthcoming 2015.

American Indian Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Contemporary Issues. Editor. New York: Peter Lang, 1997.

A Praying People:Massachusett Acculturation and the Failure of the Puritan Mission, 1600–1690. American Indian Studies Series. Vol. II. New York: Peter Lang, 1995.

• Articles • 

“Teaching the Old China Trade: A ‘Glocal’ Approach in Early American Travelogues,” World History Connected, Forum: Travel and Travel Accounts in World History, Part 2, 10, no. 2 (June 2013),              http://worldhistoryconnected.press.illinois.edu/10.2/forum_morrison.html

“American Expatriates in Canton: National Identity and the Maritime Experience Abroad,1784–1850.” In Race, Ethnicity, and Power in Maritime America. Glenn S. Gordinier, ed. Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport, 2005.

“In Whose Hands is the Telling of the Tale?” in American Indian Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Contemporary Issues. Dane Morrison, ed. New York: Peter Lang, 1997.

Selected Presentations

“Teaching the Indies Trade: A ‘Glocal’ Approach," New England Regional World History Association, Salem State University, March 2013

“Manifest Destinations:  Contesting Catholicism in Early American Travelogues,” American Historical Association, Boston, January 2011

“Different from What We Have Been Taught”: New England’s Early Encounters with Asia,” Conference of Asian Americans in New England Research Initiative (AANERI), University of Connecticut, November 2010

“Citizens of the World: Salem’s Early Global Expatriate Communities,” keynote address, World History Association Conference, Salem, MA, June 2009

“This Feverish, Active, Community”: Constructing Global Knowledge in Salem’s Expatriate Community, World History Association Conference, London, UK, June 2008

“Constructing Bits of Old China: Reading the Expatriate Worlds of Samuel Shaw andWilliam C. Hunter,” World History Association Conference, Long Beach, California, June 2006.

“Taming the Eastern Frontier: The Domesticating Power of Small Things in Early American Expatriate Communities,” Northeast AmericanSociety for Eighteenth-Century Studies, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada, October 2005.

“Conflating the Pacific: Captain Edmund Fanning’s Construction of Peoples and Oceans in VoyagesRound the World (1833),” Fifth Joint Meeting of the British Societyfor the History of Science, Canadian Society forthe History and Philosophy of Science, and History of Science Society, King’sCollege, Dalhousie University,Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2004.

• “‘It Seems Like My Native Land”: Constructing the World as a Salem Community,” New England American Studies Association/World History Association Conference, Peabody Essex Museum and Salem State College, 2004.