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The 2022-2023 academic year represents the 47th year in which the Workshop serves as a regular part of the History Department life. 

All dates will be virtual and broadcast live via Zoom.​​ The Zoom​ meeting will open at 12:15 pm. Presentations begin at 12:30 pm and are followed by discussion ending at 1:30 pm. All are welcome!

To join, open the Zoom link
Password: UD​History

 

 

History Workshop: "Relatable Characters: Pitching Race in Reality Television"403History Workshop: "Relatable Characters: Pitching Race in Reality Television"10/4/2022 4:30:00 PM10/4/2022 5:30:00 PMGP0|#3841822e-14d7-4e4e-97c4-558d6745ac8a;L0|#03841822e-14d7-4e4e-97c4-558d6745ac8a|Lecture/Talk;GTSet|#40f43609-b3a6-498e-b810-f62732269299;GPP|#7ae17a5c-653c-4d0b-96a7-3b708b59814d
History Workshop: "Friends of Influence: Anglo Immigration and Freedom Seekers in Mexican Texas"404History Workshop: "Friends of Influence: Anglo Immigration and Freedom Seekers in Mexican Texas"10/18/2022 4:30:00 PM10/18/2022 5:30:00 PMGP0|#3841822e-14d7-4e4e-97c4-558d6745ac8a;L0|#03841822e-14d7-4e4e-97c4-558d6745ac8a|Lecture/Talk;GTSet|#40f43609-b3a6-498e-b810-f62732269299;GPP|#7ae17a5c-653c-4d0b-96a7-3b708b59814d
History Workshop: "Joseph Brant's Barrel Organ and the Aurality of British Imperialism"405History Workshop: "Joseph Brant's Barrel Organ and the Aurality of British Imperialism"11/1/2022 4:30:00 PM11/1/2022 5:30:00 PMGP0|#3841822e-14d7-4e4e-97c4-558d6745ac8a;L0|#03841822e-14d7-4e4e-97c4-558d6745ac8a|Lecture/Talk;GTSet|#40f43609-b3a6-498e-b810-f62732269299;GPP|#7ae17a5c-653c-4d0b-96a7-3b708b59814d

​​Past Workshops


 

 

History Workshop: Forms and Phonographs: "The Material Culture of Black Recordkeeping in Detroit, c. 1940"402History Workshop: Forms and Phonographs: "The Material Culture of Black Recordkeeping in Detroit, c. 1940"9/13/2022 4:30:00 PM9/13/2022 5:30:00 PMGP0|#3841822e-14d7-4e4e-97c4-558d6745ac8a;L0|#03841822e-14d7-4e4e-97c4-558d6745ac8a|Lecture/Talk;GTSet|#40f43609-b3a6-498e-b810-f62732269299;GPP|#7ae17a5c-653c-4d0b-96a7-3b708b59814d

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History Workshops prior to fall 2022

​Spring Semester 2022​

Feb. 15, 2022 Cindy Ott, University of Delaware Biscuits and Buffalo, the Ongoing Reinvention of American Indian Culture

Feb. 22, 2022: Beth Lew-Williams, Princeton University Speaks-Warnock Lecture John Doe Chinaman: Race and Law in the American West

Mar. 1 Ana Lucia Araujo, Howard University Speaks-Warnock Lecture What Can Objects Tell Us About The Atlantic Slave Trade?

Mar. 15 Alaina Roberts, University of Pittsburg Speaks-Warnock Lecture Black Freedom on Native Land

Apr. 5, 2022: Marisa Fuentes, University of Rutgers Speaks-Warnock Lecture Rethinking Social Death: 'Refuse Slaves,' Disposibility, and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

May 3, 2022: Katheryn Lawson, University of Delaware Pets of Respectability: Black Philadelphians and their Animal Companions, 1950-1990

Fall Semester 2021

Sept. 14, 2021: Christine Heyrman, University of Delaware The Crisis in American Christendom and the Coming of the Civil War

Sept. 21, 2021: Mia Bay, University of PennsylvaniaSpeaks-Warnock Lecture Traveling Black: Exploring a History of Race and Resistance

Oct. 5, 2021: Sasha Turner, Johns Hopkins UniversitySpeaks-Warnock Lecture Enslaved Mothers and the Work of Emotions

Oct. 19, 2021: Vimalin Rujivacharakul, University of Delaware Guldarra: The Buddha and the Unknown in Afghanistan

Nov. 2, 2021: Ryan Bac , University of Delaware Building Indians, Imaging Empire: Wax Figures, Race, and Colonialism in the Early American Republic

Spring Semester 2021​

Feb. 23, 2021: Sonia Robles, University o f Delaware Constructing a Revolutionary Platform: Early Public Radio and the Emergence of Modern Mexico

March 9, 2021: Kathryn Benjamin Golden, University of Delaware Remembering and Forgetting the Maroons of the Great Dismal Swamp: Public History and Memory in the Tidewater

March 23, 2021: R ebecca Davis, University of Delaware and Heather White, University of Puget Sound Locating Heterosexuality in the History of Sexuality

April 6, 2021: Zara Anishanslin & Jaipreet Virdi, University of Delaware Let's Get Digital

April 20, 2021: l, University of Delaware Guldarra: The Buddha and the Unknown in Afghanist

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History Workshop Recordings, Spring 2021

Fall Semester 2020

Sept. 8, 2020: Owen White, University of Delaware The Vinelords: Wine and Capitalism in Colonial Algeria

Sept. 22, 2020: Richard Bell, University of Maryland Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home

Oct. 6, 2020: Elizabeth Heath, Baruch College, Weissman School of Arts & Sciences Dressed in Gingham and Flowered Handkerchiefs, or Writing a Global History of French Caribbean Slave Clothing

Oct. 13, 2020: Drew Brown, University of Delaware Baller Culture: The Expression and Resistance of Black Sporting Culture from 1988-2008

Oct. 20, 2020: Kenneth Cohen, University of Delaware The Future of Museum Studies at UD

History Workshop Recordings, FAll 2020

Spring Semester 2020

March 10, 2020: Anne Boylan, University of Delaware Delaware's African American Suffragists in the Struggle for the Vote

March 17, 2020: NO WORKSHOP March 24, 2020: Elizabeth Heath, Baruch College, Weissman School of Arts & Sciences Dressed in Gingham and Flowered Handkerchiefs, or Writing a Global History of French Caribbean Slave Clothing Cancelled

March 31, 2020: NO WORKSHOP, Spring BreakApril 7, 2020: Stephanie Lampkin, Delaware Historical Society African Americana, Public History, and Museums: A Discussion Cancelled

April 14, 2020: Tom Guiler, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture Doing DH While Doing Your Dissertation Cancelled

April 21, 2020: Carol Summers, University of Richmond Women, War Savings, and Citizenship in the British World 1939-50 Live via Zoom!

April 28, 2020: Marisa Chappell, Oregon State University ACORN: Working-Class Politics in America's Second Gilded Age Live via Zoom!

Fall Semester 2019​​

Sept. 3, 2019: Dael Norwood, University of Delaware Troubled Waters: The Destabilizing Influence of Asian Trade in the Era of Good Feelings

Sept. 10 , 2019: Alex Galarza, University of Delaware The Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo Digital Archive: Public History and Guatemala's Disappeared

Sept. 17, 2019: History Faculty, University of Delaware Grad Workshop on Research, Teaching, and Job Searc

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Kristin O'Brassill-Kulfan, Rutgers University(Public) Historians and the Archive Oct. 1 Victoria Wolcott, University at Buffalo Religio-Racial Identity and the Politics of Father Divine Oct. 8 No Workshop

Oct. 15, 2019: Mari Crabtree, College of Charleston, SC The Ethics of Memorializing Anti-Black Spectacle Violence

Oct. 22, 2019: Ida Jones, Morgan State University Much Collecting, Interpreting, and Disseminating Data of Interest to Black Women: The Reach of Mrs. Bethune's NCNW

Oct. 29, 2019: Erica Lome, University of Delaware Craftsmen in the Bluegrass: "Discovering" African American Cabinetmakers in the Colonial Revival, 1900-1950

Spring Semester 2019​

Feb. 19, 2019: Jaipreet Virdi, University of Delaware, Title: Objects of Disability

Feb. 26, 2019: Geoff Bil, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, New York Botanical Garden, Title: Fields of Empire: Science and Ethnoscience in Twentieth-Century Southeast Asia

March 12, 2019: NO WORKSHOP

March 19 , 2019: N.D.B. Connolly, John Hopkins University, Title: "Little Loyal Dependency:"The Continuities of Colonialism in Capital's Atlantic World

March 26, 2019: Robyn Spencer, Lehman College, City University of New York, Title: From Mississippi to the Mekong: The Student Non-Violent Committee and the Movement Against the US War in Vietnam

April 9, 2019: Jacqueline Antonovich, Muhlenberg College, Title: “The Age of the Knife and Pistol": Women Physicians and Reproductive Surveillance in the American West

April 16, 2019: Elizabeth Higginbotham, University of Delaware, Title: Understanding My Father's Work: Ingredients for a Legacy of Social Justice

April 23, 2019: NO WORKSHOP

April 30, 2019: Carrie Glenn, University of Delaware, Title: The 1802 Fire at Cap-Français and Women's Market Participation on the Eve of Haitian Independence

May 7, 2019: Marcia Chatelain, Georgetown University, Title: But You Don't Have an Archive

Fall Semester 2018

Sept. 11, 2018: Sharon Block, University of California, Irvine, Title: “Radical Pedagogies in the History Classroom and Beyond"

Sept. 18, 2018: Zara Anishanslin, University of Delaware, Title: Making History Material/Making Material History: A Dialogue about Craft, Discipline, and Career

Oct. 2, 2018: Theresa McCulla, National Museum of American History, Title: “A Historian Walks Into a Bar: Building a Brewing History Collection at the Smithsonian"

Oct. 9, 2018: James Grossman, Exec. Director American Historical Association, Title: “Career Diversity for Historians"

Oct. 23, 2018: Margaret Powell, Curatorial Assist. of Decorative Arts & Design, Carnegie Museum of Art, Title: “Public History, Museums, Local History"

Nov. 13, 2018: Justene Hill Edwards, University of Virginia. Title: The Slaves' Economy in Capitalist Perspective

Nov. 27, 2018: Rachael Beyer, University of Delaware, Title: “When I Was Your Age: Using Oral Histories to Learn About Childhoods and Youth"​

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