Sept. 11-Nov. 13: History series

Department announces fall schedule of History Workshop weekly talks


1:41 p.m., Aug. 22, 2012--The University of Delaware Department of History will hold its History Workshop lecture series on Tuesdays this fall, beginning Sept. 11 and concluding Nov. 13. 

The series, which is free and open to the public, meets at 12:15 p.m. in 203 Munroe Hall, with presentations beginning at 12:30 p.m., followed by discussions that end at 1:45 p.m. Audience members are welcome to bring their lunch.

Events Stories

Dec. 1: 'Alice' manuscript

A talk by August A. Imholtz Jr. marking the 150th anniversary of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" will be held at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Class of 1941 Lecture Room in the Morris Library on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

Dec. 2: UD Night at Winterthur

University of Delaware students, faculty and staff are invited to join in the winter festivities at UD Night at Yuletide at Winterthur from 4:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2.

On Election Day, Nov. 6, the workshop will meet at the polls.

The lecture series "has been a feature of the history department's intellectual life now for over 35 years," said Anne M. Boylan, professor of history.

Topics in this year's series range from the impact of the first Earth Day in 1970 to women's civic commitment in 1920s Detroit to controversies involving kosher law and modern food. For a complete schedule of speakers and topics, visit the website.

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