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).