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The 2020-2021 academic year represents the 45th year in which the Workshop serves as a regular part of the History Department life. Due to the pandemic, the History Workshop will be brought to you live via Zoom on select Tuesdays. The Zoom meeting will open at 12:15. Presentations begin at 12:30 pm and are followed by discussion ending at 1:30 pm. All are welcome! Please contact Angie at or Deb at for the Zoom link.

Fall Semester 2020
Spring Semester 2020

Good news! Our Spring 2020 History Workshop is back! We will be using Zoom to host two History Workshops. Please join us via Zoom on April 21, 2020 with Dr. Carol Summers and April 28 with Dr. Marisa Chappell. Please contact Angie Hoseth at for the Zoom link and password.

​March 10Anne Boylan, University of Delaware
Delaware’s African American Suffragists in the Struggle for the Vote
​March 24 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​NO WORKSHOP, Spring Break
April 7 ​Stephanie Lampkin, Delaware Historical Society
African Americana, Public History, and Museums: A DiscussionCancelled
April 14Tom Guiler, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture
Doing DH While Doing Your Dissertation
​April 21Carol Summers, University of Richmond
Women, War Savings, and Citizenship in the British World 1939-50 Live via Zoom!
​April 28 Marisa Chappell, Oregon State University
ACORN: Working-Class Politics in America’s Second Gilded Age Live via Zoom!
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