Past Colloquium

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

Laura F. Edwards received her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and is now the Peabody Family Professor of History at Duke University.  She works on the nineteenth-century United States with a focus on law, gender, and race.  Her most recent book A Legal History of the... read more »

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Paper abstract:Ariel and Prosper: West Indians Listen to Britain is a chapter from the forthcoming second volume of Memories of Empire, The Caribbean Comes to England. The paper focuses on the role of radio in the moment of decolonization and in the early moments of the postwar... read more »

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

The Special Wednesday Colloquium/Brown-Bag Seminar will take place October 21 at noon-1:30 in Carr 229.  Our presenter is Stephanie Hassell who is a postdoctoral associate in the Duke History Department.  Professor Bruce Hall will serve as a discussant. Stephanie’s paper explores the early modern... read more »

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

In the seventeenth century, political economy was largely a discourse of trade. Society did not generally fall within the range of epistemic objects to which political economy addressed itself as a discourse -- despite the fact that the social was receiving sophisticated thematization in... read more »

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 3:00pm

Lara Putnam, Professor and Chair of the History Department at the University of Pittsburgh will be speaking at our History Colloquium on Monday, September 21, 2015 in 229 Carr. The Graduate Seminar, " Digital Research, Transnational History, and the Challenge to Historical Epistemology,"  will be... read more »

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Wednesday, April 22, 12:00-1:30, 229 Carr – Ashley Farmer, Provost Postdoctoral Fellow, History Department, Duke University “The Revolutionary Black Woman" and the Black Panther Party, 1966-1975 This is a special colloquium brown bag (for internal presenters). read more »

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 »