The History 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 2015
|February||17||Adam Rome, University of Delaware, Fashion Forward? The Environmental History of Style, from Beaver Hats to iPhones|
|February||24||Arwen Mohun, University of Delaware, Dealing with the Scourges of Grade Griping and Academic Dishonesty: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment|
|March||3||Angus Burgin, Johns Hopkins University, Three Dogmas of Postindustrialism|
|March||10||Mike Jarvis, University of Rochester, The Pen and the Trowel: Archaeology, History, and Atlantic World Microhistory in Bermuda, 1610-2015|
|March||17||Lawrence Duggan, University of Delaware, Sense and Nonsense about Machiavelli|
|March||24||Paul E. Johnson, University of South Carolina, Emeritus, Mr. Potter, the Ventriloquist|
|March||31||No Workshop, Spring Break|
|April||14||Cheryl R. Richardson, University of Delaware Center for Teaching & Assessment of Learning, Implementing Inclusive Teaching Techniques in Your History Classroom|
|April||21||Rafia Zafar, Washington University in St. Louis, “There Is Probably No Subject More Important that the Study of Food”: George Washington Carver, Early Advocate of Farm-to-Table Eating and Sustainable Agriculture|
|April||28||Philip Mead, Museum of the American Revolution, George Washington’s Disappearing Ribbon and the Memory of the American Revolution|
|May||5||Anna von der Goltz, Georgetown University, The Other Side of “1968”: Activism of the Center-Right in West Germany’s Age of Campus Protest|
|May||12||Alison Kreitzer, University of Delaware, Race Men: African American Participation in 20th Century Dirt Track Automobile Racing|
Several past presentations are available to stream from our Podcast Archives or to download as podcasts via iTunesU (when in iTunes click on “History Workshops” tab).