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New Orleans, Global City (1718 – 2018):

The Long Shadow of John Law and the Mississippi Company


Inaugural Conference of the 18th- and 19th-Century Studies Network

​Thursday, April 26 – Friday, April 27, 2018

​University of Colorado Boulder

This event is sponsored by

The Graduate Committee on the Arts & Humanities ~

The Center for Western Civilization, Policy, & Thought ~

The Department of English ~

The Department of History ~

Special Collections, Archives & Preservation ~

The Center for the Study of Origins ~

The Center for British & Irish Studies ~


We gratefully acknowledge the invaluable assistance of Sean Babbs, Anna Marie Parsons, Grant Souders, and Lucile Zellar.


We express our warmest thanks to Susan Guinn-Chipman, who curated a wonderful exhibit, and to speakers, session chairs, and members of the Scientific Committee for their kind participation and support.


Organizer: Catherine Labio ~


Scientific Committee: Marilyn Brown, Matthew Gerber, Kieran Murphy, Teresa Toulouse, Masano Yamashita, Maria Windell, Paul Youngquist ~

Jean-Pierre Lassus, Veüe et Perspective de la Nouvelle Orleans, 1726, ink and watercolor.


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