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History Workshop, Spring 2018

Please join us on Tuesdays for the History Workshop series. Professor Ram Rawat starts the series this Tuesday, February 13 with his talk “A Conceptual History of the Indian Political: Dalit Lexicons of Liberty and Equality.” There will be light refreshments in the 2nd floor lobby starting at noon.

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. The History Workshop serves as a regular part of the History Department life for over 40 years. Bring a lunch. All are welcome! For further information, please call (302) 831-2371. Check our webpage for title announcements. http://www.history.udel.edu/events/history-workshop

Spring Semester 2018

Feb. 13 Ramnarayan Rawat, University of Delaware – “A Conceptual History of the Indian Political: Dalit Lexicons of Liberty and Equality”
Feb. 20 Paul Jackson, University of Delaware -“‘The Money Value of a Man:’ Healthy Bodies through Economics”
Feb. 27 Daniel Richter, University of Delaware -“Mirrored Cities: Visions of Buenos Aires and Montevideo, 1910-1936”
March 6 Steve Nolt, Elizabethtown College – Title to be announced
March 13 No Workshop
March 20 Thomas Zeller, University of Maryland – “Consuming Landscapes: What We See When We Drive and Why It Matters”
March 27 No Workshop, spring break
April 3 W. Bernard Carlson, University of Virginia – “Alexander Calder’s First Mobiles: From Engineering to Lyrical Invention”
April 10 Jennifer Greenhill, University of Southern California – “Selling Structure: The Architectural Thinking of Periodical Page Design c. 1900”
April 17 Sebastián Gil-Riano, University of Pennsylvania – “Dismantling Primitive Life: UNESCO’s Anti-racism Campaigns and Latin American Modernization, 1949-1962”
April 24 Jamie Pietruska, Rutgers University – “Paperwork, Bureaucracy, and the Case of the Two Pinkerton Detective Agencies”
May 1 Alexander Ames, University of Delaware – “The Word in the Wilderness: German Spiritual Manuscripts and Pennsylvania’s Place in American Religious History”

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