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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 2014

February 18 Eve Buckley, University of Delaware, Brazil's Illusory Yeomanry: Smallholding and Technocratic Progressivism, 1930-1960. Audio
February 25

Edward Larkin, University of Delaware, Between Empires: The Old World, the Frontier, and the Expansion of the United States Audio

March 4

Benjamin Cohen, Lafayette College, The Environmental Biography of an Adulterant: Deception, Honesty, and Cottonseed Oil in the Gilded Age Audio

March 11

Kevin Borg, James Madison University, Building a Historical Geospatial Commons for Public History: Promises and Pitfalls

March 18

Jonathan Russ, University of Delaware, In Search of Equity: Delaware’s Court of Chancery and the Post-War Civil Rights Movement

March 25

David Schuyler, Franklin and Marshall College, Frederick Law Olmsted’s Green City: Planning the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 Audio

April 1 Spring Break, no Workshop
April 8 William Bryan, Pennsylvania State University, Giving 'Wise Use' a Southern Twanf: Reshaping Conservation for a Developing Region Audio
April 15

Paul Rosier, Villanova University, The “Crying Indian” in Modern America: Environmental Crisis, Common Ground, and the Native Sovereignty Movement Audio

April 22

Maria Schubert, University of Tuebingen, “We Shall Overcome”: The American Civil Rights Movement and the German Democratic Republic Audio

April 29

Sandy Isenstadt, University of Delaware, The Switch to Modernity: Life in the Age of Electricity

May 6

Timothy LeCain, Montana State University, How Things Create Culture: Silkworms, Longhorns, Copper and the Great Convergence of Global Societies Audio

May 13

John Ernest, University of Delaware, The Negro in the American Rebellion: William Wells Brown and the Art of African American History Audio

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