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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 2012

February 14

Adrian Lopez-Denis, History Department, University of Delaware, Cholera and Capital in Colonial Cuba, 1833-1836. Audio.

February 21

Nancy Hagedorn, Department of History, State University of New York at Fredonia, On the Waterfrontier: Atlantic Port City Waterfronts as Zones of Cultural Interaction, 1700–1825

February 28

Hester Blum, Associate Professor of English, Pennsylvania State University, Polar Imprints: The Print Culture of Arctic and Antarctic Exploration. Audio.

March 6

Lisa Leff, Jewish Studies Program Director and Associate Professor of History, American University, Rescue or Theft? The Post WWII Transfer of French Jewish Archives to the U.S. Audio.

March 13

Mary Ryan, John Martin Vincent Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University, Taking the Land to Make the City: Sketches of Early Baltimore and San Francisco. Audio.

March 20

Elena Schneider, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, College of William & Mary, and NEH postdoctoral fellow, Omohundro Institute, Williamsburg, VA. The Contest for Cuba in the Eighteenth Century

April 3

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

April 10

Tom Gulielmo, American Studies Department, George Washington University, Raising a Negro and a ‘So-Called White Military’: Race-Making and the World War II Draft

April 17

Julie Fisher, History Department, University of Delaware, Ninigret and the Balance of Power in Early New England

Archive of past History Workshops