Graduate History Colloquium - Fall 2014
Faculty Conveners: Camille Robcis, Ernesto Bassi
Thursdays, 4:30-6:30, 366 McGraw Hall
The Department of History would like to acknowledge the generous support of Marc and Lyn Cohen, whose gift helps make this colloquium possible.
September 4: Introduction and Professionalization Workshop: Job Application Materials
September 11: Jamie Miller (Cambridge PhD, Einaudi Postdoc), “Africanizing Apartheid: Identity, Ideology, and State-Building in Post-Colonial Africa”
September 18: Seth Ackerman, “Ideology and Material Structures: The Working Class and the Politics of Anticommunism in the United States.”
September 25: David Sartorius (University of Maryland), “Paper Trails: Race, Passports, and the Legal Culture of Travel in Nineteenth-Century Cuba”
October 2: Professionalization: Fellowship Proposals
October 9: Aaron Law, “‘Equals to Theoretical Equals to Experts’: The Assembly of Captive European Nations and the Redirection of Postwar Anti-Soviet Institutions”
October 23: Julia Stephens (Yale University), “Domesticating Islam: Secularism and Religious Personal Law in Colonial India” (co-sponsored by the South Asia Program).
October 30: Taomo Zhou, “Transnationalizing the People’s Republic: China and Indonesia in the Cold War, 1949-1967”
November 6: Open Slot for Mock Job Talks
November 13: Eric Lewis Beverly (Stony Brook), “Minor Sovereignties: Hyderabad Among States and Empires” (co-sponsored by the GHA and the South Asia Program).
December 4: Mate Rigo, “World War I, the Versailles Treaty and the Business Elites of Europe (1914-1924)”
Papers will be available one week prior to the colloquium meeting. Please contact Barb Donnell (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you wish to receive a copy of the paper.
Faculty Comparative History Colloquium - Fall 2014
Suman Seth, “Peripheral Knowledge and the Making of Empire: Seasoning Sickness in 18th Century British Medicine,” Tuesday, September 16, 6-8:30 p.m. at Telluride House
Maria Cristina Garcia, [Title TBA], Tuesday, October 21, 6-8:30 p.m. at Mary Beth Norton's house
Russell Rickford, [Title TBA], Tuesday, November 11, 6-8:30 p.m. at Ray Craib’s house
Papers will be available one week prior to the colloquium meeting. Please contact Barb Donnell (email@example.com) if you wish to receive a copy of the paper. Dinner will be provided, so please RSVP one week in advance as well. Directions to the event will be distributed in advance.