Past Colloquium

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Monday April 13 – Matthew Garcia, Arizona State University, "Requiem for a Barrio: Race, Space, and Redevelopment in Inland Southern California" read more »


Monday, March 30, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Monday March 30 – Jonathon Glassman, Northwestern University, "Barbarism, autochthony, and the problem of race in African thought" read more »


Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Wednesday, February 18, noon-1:30, 229 Carr David Schoenbrun, Northwestern University/visiting professor Duke University "Pythons Worked: Shifting Politics of the Past and Conceptual Metaphor in East Africa, ca. 800-1200 CE" This is a special colloquium brownbag (for internal presenters). read more »


Monday, February 16, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Monday February 16 – Carol Symes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "Everyman His Own Sacred Historian: The First Crusade and the Media Revolution of Medieval Europe" read more »


Monday, February 2, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Monday, February 2 – Andrew Zimmerman, George Washington University, "Magic Marx: German Communism and the Black Radical Tradition in the Mississippi Valley" read more »


Monday, November 17, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Stefan Link is Assistant Professor of Economic History at Dartmouth College. He gained his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2012. His main research interests are in the economic history of the 20th century, the intellectual history of capitalism, and American, German, and Soviet history. He is... read more »


Monday, October 27, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

The October meeting of the History Colloquium will take place Monday, October 27, 3PM-5PM, Carr 229.  Our presenter Paul Kramer is Associate Professor of History at Vanderbilt University.  His research and teaching interests are in U. S. global histories since the mid-19th century. He is the author... read more »


Monday, September 29, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

In the course of the last generation, Isaac Newton’s involvement in alchemy has passed from almost total obscurity to the state of being relatively well known.  Popular and scholarly accounts based on the scholarship of Richard Westfall and Betty Jo Teeter Dobbs assert that Newton’s alchemy... read more »


Monday, September 8, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Rebecca Nedostup is Associate Professor of History at Brown University, and a Shelby Cullom Davis Fellow at Princeton University for 2014-15. She will also hold a joint History/APSI/CAH graduate seminar to discuss her collaborative project "The Social Lives of Dead Bodies in Modern China" and the... read more »


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