History Workshop

Professor J. Ritchie Garrison presenting his research at the Emancipation Semester History Workshop, Spring 2013.

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.

Fall Semester 2015

September 8 David Suisman, University of Delaware,  “The Militarization of Sound”
A Digital Dialogue with David Suisman
September 15 Yair Mintzker, Princeton University, “The Criminal Case Against “Jew Suss”: An Exercise in Second-Order Observation”
September 22 Robin Schulze, University of Delaware, “It’s the Humanities, Stupid: Thoughts on Campaigning for the Liberal Arts”
September 29 Tom Rocek, University of Delaware, “The Origins of Settled Farming Villages: Unwrapping the Archaeological ‘Neolithic Package’ In New Mexico”
October 6 Samuel Walker, University of Delaware Alumnus, “The Accidental Federal Historian, Or How I Stumbled into a Great Career”
October 13 Andrea Pappas, Santa Clara University, “Outside the Window: An Ecocritical Look at Early American Pastoral Embroideries”
October 20 Mystic Seaport, “Museum Education in a Digital Age: Using Technology to Expand Outreach”
October 27 Keith Wailoo, Princeton University
November 3 No Workshop. Election Day. Please vote!
November 10 Please Note: This Workshop Canceled! Dawn Biehler, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, “Insects, Chemicals, Homes, and Cities: Entangled Bodies and Environments in the Historical Geography of Domestic Pest Control.”
November 17 Nicole Belolan, University of Delaware,  “ ‘In Order to Acquire a Proper Habit of Walking’: Disability and Material Culture on the Street in Early America”

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).

Print History Workshop Schedule

History Workshop Archive

History Workshop Digital Dialogue, Spring 2015



Image: Professor J. Ritchie Garrison presenting his research at the Emancipation Semester History Workshop, Spring 2013.

Department of History • 236 John Munroe Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA
Phone: 302-831-2371 • Fax: 302-831-1538

Map background Ratzer, Bernard "Province of New Jersey" (map) courtesy Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark Delaware.