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History Workshop 40th Anniversary Organizers

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 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 – “Perceiving the Amish as American History”
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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History Workshop Archive

History Workshop Digital Dialogue, Spring 2015



Image: History Chair Arwen Mohen helps celebrate the 40th year of the History Workshop with our graduate students who organize each semester's History Workshop. Pictured left to right: Anastasia Day, Arwen Mohun, Alexander Ames, Nalleli Guillen and Michelle Everidge Anderson.

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.