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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.

Fall Semester 2008

September 9 Raymond Callahan, University of Delaware
“You have a Barrack in the Eastern Seas”: The Indian Army and British Power                                                                
September 16 Andrew Zimmerman, George Washington University
Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee Institute, and the German Empire - Race and Cotton in the Black Atlantic
September 23 Julian Yates, University of Delaware
Invisible In[c]ke: Oranges, Secret Writing, and Anecdotal Theory
September 30 Peter Holquist,  University of Pennsylvania
The Russian Role in Formulating the Allies’ May 24, 1915 Note on the Armenian Genocide: Or, Why it is Not Surprising that the Russian Empire Inserted the Phrase “crimes against humanity”
October 7 Bryant Simon, Temple University
Consuming Third Place: Starbucks and the Illusion of the Coffeehouse
October 14 Robert Beachy, Goucher College
Sex Tourism and Male Prostitution in Weimar Berlin
October 21 Jan Fergus, Lehigh University
More Provincial Readers-Poets and Readers of Poetry: Some thoughts on Reader Reception in Eighteenth-Century England
October 28 Jim McCartin, Seton Hall University
Prayer Becomes Personal and Political: American Catholics in the 1970s
November 4

Election Day - no workshop scheduled
November 11 Marcy Norton, George Washington University
Tobacco and Chocolate: The“Columbian Exchange” Revisited
November 18 Jennifer Moses, University of Delaware
T. Thomas Fortune and the African American Press in the "Golden Age” of Journalism, 1880-1928

Archive of past History Workshops