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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 2012

September 11 Adam Rome, University of Delaware, The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation.
September 18

Holly Brewer, University of Maryland, Property in People: Making 17th Century Slavery a Pillar of Capitalism via the Common Law.

September 25

Kevin Doak, Georgetown University, From the Margins of Culture: Tanaka Kōtarō, World Law, and the Defense of Human Rights in Imperial Japan.

October 2

Jayne Morris-Crowther, University of Delaware, Women's Civic Commitment and the Business Culture of 1920s Detraoit. Audio.

October 9

Roger Horowitz, Hagley Library. The Great Jell-O Controversy...and other journeys through kosher law and modern food.

October 16

Kornel Chang, Rutgers University, Managing Race and Empire: Asian Exclusion as Foundation for Anti-Radicalism in the Pacific Northwest Borderlands. Audio.

October 23

Erin Champman, George Washington University, Blues Bodies: New Negro Women and the Sex-Race Marketplace of the 1920s. Audio.

October 20

Nicole Myers Turner, University of Pennsylvania, Powering the Pulpit: Religion, Race, and Gender in Post-Emancipation Black Churches.

November 6

Election Day: Workshop met at the polls

November 13

Jamin Wells, University of Delaware, Shipwrecks, Beach Balls, and the Fed: Or, How the "Shore" Came to Be. Audio.

Archive of past History Workshops