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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 2016

Sept. 6 Christine Heyrman, University of Delaware – “Doomed Romance: A Story of Sexual Politics and Spiritual Lives in the Early American Republic” read more
Sept. 13 John Rumm (University of Delaware, History M.A., 1980, Ph.D., 1989), Nemours – “Rumm-inations: Impressions Gleaned from Four Decades in Museums, Public History and Heritage Management” read more
 Sept. 20 David Caruso, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Oral History Project – “The Life of Scientists and the Scientific Life: Using Oral History to Capture the Hidden Sides of Science” read more
Oct. 4 Tyler Putman, University of Delaware – “‘The great scarecrow’: Making Sense of Revolutionary War Combat” read more. An interactive workshop – click here to receive the workshop materials to read PRIOR to the workshop.
Oct. 11 Katie McDade, Delaware Historical Society – “Status and Service at the Read House and Gardens: Bridging Scholarship and Interpretation to Tell More Inclusive Stories” read more
Oct. 18 Karin Rosemblatt, University of Maryland – “Anthropology, Native Policies, and Inter-American Knowledge in Mexico and the United States, 1920-1950” read more
Oct. 25 Hasia Diner, New York University – “How America Met the Jews” read more
Nov. 1 Etienne Bensen, University of Pennsylvania – “Cattle Guards, Mirror Traps, and the Built Landscape of Human-Animal Difference”
Nov. 15 James Alec Dun, Princeton University – “News from Saint Domingue, Stories of Haiti”
Nov. 29 Zara Anishanslin, University of Delaware – “Devils, Cannibals, and the Ghost of General Wolfe: The Macabre and Violent in the American Revolution”
Dec. 6 Seth Bruggeman, Temple University – (Title TBA)

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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.