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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 2017

Feb. 21 Saladin Ambar, Lehigh University –  “Mario Cuomo and the Death (and Rebirth?) of Progressive Politics”
Feb. 28 Madalina Veres, Temple University – “The “Science” of Making Imperial Maps: Habsburg Cartographic Discourses in the Eighteenth Century”
March 7 Robert Hampel, University of Delaware – “How Norman Rockwell Made and Lost a Fortune: The Famous Artists School, 1948-1972”
March 14 Dane Kennedy, George Washington University – “Debating the End of the British Empire: Exceptionalism and its Critics
March 21 Polly Zavadivker, University of Delaware – “Jewish Humanitarianism in Russia’s Great War and Revolution, 1914–1921”
March 28 Spring Break – no workshop
April 4 Raz Segal, Stockton University – “Jews and non-Jews Respond to Each Other’s Plight in the Borderlands of Southeast Europe during World War II”
April 11 No workshop
April 18 Emma Hart, University of St. Andrews – “The Common Good in the Eighteenth-Century American Marketplace”
April 25 Arwen Mohun, University of Delaware – “The Perils and Opportunities of Writing Family History:  Richard Dorsey Mohun’s Life in the Age of Empire”
May 2 Tiago Saraiva, Drexel University – “California Cloning: Oranges and the History of the Global South”
May 9 Anastasia Day, University of Delaware – “Gardening “Like A Budding Financier”: Labor, Citizenship, and Children in World War II”

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.