History Workshops, 2013-2014
The department's History Workshops consist of presentations of work in progress by current doctoral candidates, Boston College Faculty, and outside historians. It provides BC graduate students with the opportunity to present their doctoral research in a public forum and it also gives them the opportunity to see working historians at work.
Friday, September 13th
Franziska Seraphim, Boston College
"Geographies of Justice: On the Spatial Architecture of the Allied War Crimes Trial Program"
Friday, September 27th
Matthew Schauer, Boston College
"Social Engineering and Imperial Education in British Malaya"
Friday, October 11th
Kiran Klaus Patel, University of Maastricht
"The New Deal: A Global History"
Friday, October 25th
Andrea Wenz, Boston College
"Italian Protestants in the City of the Virgin"
Friday, November 8th
Regan Eby, Boston College
"A Tale of Two Priories: Aristocratic Sociability and Monastic Patronage in Eleventh-Century Brittany"
Friday, November 22nd
Katie Jarvis, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Selling Fish and Negotiating Citizenship: Work, Gender, and the Body Politic during the French Revolution"
Friday, December 6th
John Thornton, Boston University
"Kongo Christianity and its Impact on the Americas"
Friday, January 24th at 4 pm
Jeffrey Bolster, University of New Hampshire
"The Mortal Sea: Fishing in the Atlantic in the Age of Sail"
Friday, February 7th
Nancy Khalek, Brown University
"The martyrs of Mu'ta: sacred landscapes and the companions of Muhammad"
Friday, February 21st
Jesse Tumblin, Boston College
"To Kill a Cuttlefish: Defense, Dominionhood, and Power in the British Empire, 1907-1909"
Friday, March 14th
Jeffery Dyer, Boston College
"Ottomans in the Age of Empire: Ottoman Consuls and Diplomatic Envoys in the Indian Ocean, 1849-1914"
Friday, March 28th
Martin Summers, Boston College
"'Broken Fragments of the Primitive Life': Race and Dynamic Psychiatry at Saint Elizabeths Hospital, 1900-1940"
Friday, April 11th
Elizabeth Dillon, Northeastern University
"The Uneven Atlantic: GIS Mapping of the Slave Narrative"
Friday, April 25th
Karen Melvin, Bates College
“Alms and Global Charity: A View from Colonial Mexico”