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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 2010

February 16 David R. Shearer, University of Delaware, Russian and Soviet Explorers in Central Asia, 1870s to the 1920s
February 23 Jeffrey Herf, University of Maryland, Nazi Propaganda to the Arab World During WWII and the Holocaust
March 2 Tyler Anbinder, George Washington University, Moving Beyond "Rags to Riches": New York's Irish Emigrants and Their Bank in the Famine Era
March 9 Warren Breckman, University of Pennsylvania, Slavoj Zizek and the End of Postmarxism
March 16 Elizabeth Schmidt, Loyola University, Cold War in Guinea: Mass Mobilization and the End of Empire in French West Africa, 1946-1958
March 23 Suzanne Smith, George Mason University,

“My Man's An Undertaker" - Funeral Directors in the African-American Cultural Imagination
March 30 Spring Break, no Workshop
April 6 Roderick A. McDonald, Rider University, The Ethnography and Pornography of Slavery: Dr. Jonathan Troup's Journal of Dominica, 1789-1791

April 13

Edward Larkin, University of Delaware, The Loyalist Origins of American Property

April 20

Hannah Kim, University of Delaware, Death in Philadelphia, 1958: The Murder of Inho Oh and the Politics of the Cold War

Archive of past History Workshops