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The 2019-2020 academic year represents the 44th year in which the Workshop serves as a regular part of the History Department life. 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 1:30 pm. Bring a lunch. All are welcome! For further information, please call (302) 831-2371.

​We reget to inform you that our Spring 2020 History Workshop is cancelled due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on the University of Delaware community. We will see you next year at the 45th annual History Workshop.

Spring Semester 2020

​March 10Anne Boylan, University of DelawareDelaware’s African American Suffragists in the Struggle for the Vote
March 17​NO WORKSHOP
​March 24 Elizabeth Heath, Baruch College, Weissman School of Arts & SciencesDressed in Gingham and Flowered Handkerchiefs, or Writing a Global History of French Caribbean Slave Clothing Cancelled
​March 31​NO WORKSHOP, Spring Break
April 7 ​Stephanie Lampkin, Delaware Historical SocietyAfrican Americana, Public History, and Museums: A DiscussionCancelled
April 14Tom Guiler, Winterthur Program in American Material CultureDoing DH While Doing Your Dissertation  Cancelled
​April 21Carol Summers, University of RichmondWomen, War Savings, and Citizenship in the British World 1939-50 Cancelled
​April 28 Marisa Chappell, Oregon State UniversityACORN: Working-Class Politics in America’s Second Gilded Age Cancelled

Spring Semester 2019
Fall Semester 2018

​Sept. 11Sharon Block, University of California, Irvine
Title: “Radical Pedagogies in the History Classroom and Beyond”
​Sept. 18Zara Anishanslin, University of Delaware
Title: Making History Material/Making Material History: A Dialogue about Craft, Discipline, and Career
​Oct. 2Theresa McCulla, National Museum of American History
Title: “A Historian Walks Into a Bar: Building a Brewing History Collection at the Smithsonian”
​Oct. 9James Grossman, Exec. Director American Historical Association
Title: “Career Diversity for Historians”
​Oct. 23Margaret Powell, Curatorial Assist. of Decorative Arts & Design, Carnegie Museum of Art
Title: “Public History, Museums, Local History”
​Nov. 13Justene Hill Edwards, University of Virginia
Title: The Slaves' Economy in Capitalist Perspective
​Nov. 27Rachael Beyer, University of Delaware
Title: “When I Was Your Age: Using Oral Histories to Learn About Childhoods and Youth”

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  • Department of History
  • 46 W. Delaware Avenue
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • University of Delaware
  • Phone: 302-831-2371
  • history@udel.edu