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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.

Spring Semester 2009

February 24 Peter Kolchin, Henry Clay Reed Professor of History, University of Delaware, Emancipation in Comparative Perspective: The U.S. South and Russia                                                                
March 3 Margaret Garb, Washington University in St. Louis, “Nothing but Union Men”: Black and White Workers’ Alliance in the Industrial City—Chicago, 1890
March 10 David Taylor, University of Roehampton (London), Faith, Doubt & Belief in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Vernon Lushington and the Religion of Humanity
March 17 Paul E. Johnson, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of South Carolina, Northern Horse: A Consideration of American Eclipse
March 25 Please note: Special Wednesday meeting of the History Workshop
Amy Kaplan, Edward W. Kane Professor of English,  University of Pennsylvania, In the Name of Homeland Security
April 7 James Woodard, Montclair State University,Retail Revolutions: U.S. Business and the Transnational Origins of Brazilian Consumer Culture
April 14 Chandra Manning, Georgetown University, What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War
April 21 Suzanne Smith, George Mason University, The African American Way of Death
April 28 Daniel Ussishkin, Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Wellesley College, The Vigour that Citizenship in General Appears to Lack”: Morale after the People’s War
May 5 Janneken Smucker, University of Delaware, “A Good Amish Quilt Folded Like Money”: Negotiating Value in the Country and the City

Archive of past History Workshops