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History Workshop Schedule

The Workshop meets in 203 Munroe Hall at 12:15 pm on Tuesdays. Presentations begin at 12:30 pm and are followed by discussion ending at 1:45 pm sharp. Bring a lunch. All are welcome! For further information, please call (302) 831-2371.

Several presentations are available to stream from our Podcast Archives or to download as podcasts via iTunesU (click on History Workshop tab).

Spring Semester 2014

February 18 Eve Buckley, University of Delaware, Brazil’s Illusory Yeomanry: Smallholding and Technocratic Progressivism, 1930-1960 Audio
February 25 Edward Larkin, University of Delaware, Between Empires: The Old World, the Frontier, and the Expansion of the United States Audio
March 4 Benjamin Cohen, Lafayette College, The Environmental Biography of an Adulterant: Deception, Honesty, and Cottonseed Oil in the Gilded Age Audio
March 11 Kevin Borg, James Madison University, Building a Historical Geospatial Commons for Public History: Promises and Pitfalls
March 18 Jonathan Russ, University of Delaware, In Search of Equity: Delaware's Court of Chancery and the Post-War Civil Rights Movement
March 25 David Schuyler, Franklin and Marshall College, Frederick Law Olmsted’s Green City: Planning the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 Audio
April 1 Spring Break, no workshop
April 8 William Bryan, Pennsylvania State University, Giving 'Wise Use' a Southern Twang: Reshaping Conservation for a Developing Region Audio
April 15 Paul Rosier, Villanova University, The “Crying Indian” in Modern America: Environmental Crisis, Common Ground, and the Native Sovereignty Movement Audio
April 22 Maria Schubert, University of Tuebingen, “We Shall Overcome”: The American Civil Rights Movement and the German Democratic Republic
April 29 Sandy Isenstadt, University of Delaware, The Switch to Modernity: Life in the Age of Electricity
May 6 Timothy LeCain, Montana State University, How Things Create Culture: Silkworms, Longhorns, Copper and the Great Convergence of Global Societies
May 13 John Ernest, University of Delaware, The Negro in the American Rebellion: William Wells Brown and the Art of African American History

Archive of past History Workshops