"Maritime Histories, Ecologies, and Cultures."


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  • Speaker: Glenn Gordinier, Mystic Seaport
  • Host Department: Institute for the Humanities
  • Date: 04/03/2014
  • Time: 2:30PM

  • Location: Institute for the Humanities, 202 S. Thayer, #1022

  • Description:

    Dr. Gordinier is a scholar whose work bridges scholarly production and creative performance. He is the Robert G. Albion Historian at Mystic Seaport and a visiting scholar at the University of Connecticut, Avery Point.  His publications include Gender, Race, Ethnicity and Power in Maritime America, 2008; Race, Ethnicity and Power in Maritime America, 2005; and Fishing out of Stonington, 2004. He is well known for his performance of Josiah Gardner, a 19th-century master mariner under sail. Acclaimed by The New York Times, his historical portrayal has been seen across the U.S. and abroad.