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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 2011

September 13 Steve Sidebotham, University of Delaware (Ancient & World History and Archaeology)
From India to Alexandria: A Merchant’s Journey in the Roman Era. Audio.
September 20 Jim Oakes, New York University (American History)
'Freedom National':  The Origins of Emancipation. Audio.
September 27 Philip Nord, Princeton University (European and French history)
France's New Deal. Audio.
October 4 No workshop
October 11 Carla Peterson, University of Maryland (African American/African Diaspora)
Black Gotham: Family History and Social Geography in Nineteenth-Century New York City. Audio.
October 18 Tamara Walker, University of Pennsylvania (Latin America)
Ladies, Gentlemen, Slaves, and Citizens
October 25 No workshop
November 1 Janet Chen, Princeton University (Modern China) Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, 1900-1953. Audio.
November 8 David Ludden, New York University (South Asia and Global Capitalism)
Post-National history in South Asia: Imperial territorialism and the inequity of globalization
November 15 Rosemarie Zagarri, George Mason University, (Colonial US History)
George Washington's Anglo-Indian Relatives: Empire, Nation, and Identity in the Early American Republic. Audio.
November 22 No Workshop
November 29 Hilary Jones, University of Maryland (West Africa and Colonialism)
Urban Life, Politics and the French Idea of Assimilation in Nineteenth Century Senegal. Audio.
December 6 Andrew Bozanic, University of Delaware
Six-Shooters and Six-Strings: How Cowboys and Rural Musicians Made the Acoustic Guitar the Instrument of the American Masses,1920-1960. Audio.

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