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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 2013

September 17

Ramnarayan Rawat, University of Delaware: “"Parallel Publics: Toward a New History of Indian Democracy.”

September 24

Botakoz Kassymbekova, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany: “Grand Hotels in Imperial Moscow at the fin de si├Ęcle: capital, trust, and challenges of modernity (with comparison to U.S. luxury hotels.") Audio.

October 1

Lyman Stebbens, Lasalle University: "Between Empire and Nation: Middle-Eastern Borderlands in the Long Nineteenth Century." Audio.

October 8

Richard Sher, New Jersey Institute of Technology: "Books and the Book Trade in the Transatlantic Scottish Enlightenment." Audio.

October 15

Mary Fissell, Johns Hopkins University: "Selling Sex Cheap: Re-making a Popular Medical Book in the 1830s and 1840s." Audio.

October 22

Kate Brown, University of Maryland Baltimore County: “Plutopia: Nuclear families, atomic cities and the great Soviet and American plutonium disasters.” Audio.

October 29

Jeremy Rich, Marywood University: "Missing Links: A Southern US Primate Dealer in Colonial Gabon and Progressive Era America." Audio.

November 5

Amanda Casper, University of Delaware: "From Private Decision to Public Concern: Home Alteration and Municipal Reform." Audio.

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