History Workshops, 2014-2015
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. Unless otherwise indicated, workshops will meet at 3 pm on Fridays in the department's large conference room.
Friday, September 12th
Edward Rugemer, Yale University
"Slavery and Slaving in the Formation of South Carolina, 1670-1691"
Friday, September 26th
Christine Bertoglio, Boston College
"Digital Humanities 101: Tools for Research, Teaching, and Presenting"
Friday, October 10th
Kasper Volk, Boston College
"Three Variations on the Catholic Social Theme: Solidarism, Distributism, and Integral Humanism between the Wars"
Friday, October 17th
Matthew Liebmann, Harvard University
"Now the God of the Spaniards is Dead: The Archaeology of Revolution and Revitalization in 17th Century New Mexico"
Friday, November 7th
Peter Cajka, Boston College
"A New Puritanism?: The Turn to Conscience in American History, 1939-1991"
Friday, November 21st
Hyung-Wook Kim, Boston College
"Collective Memory in Korean History"
Friday, December 5th
Heather Richardson, Boston College
"Constructing History: The Role of Narrative in Historical Scholarship"
Friday, February 20th
Amy Limoncelli, Boston College
"Great Britain and the Creation of an International Civil Service"
Friday, March 13th
Elise Franklin, Boston College
"Disintegrating the Social Aid Network: Algerian Family Migration after the Oil Crisis in France, 1968-1979"
Friday, March 27th
Lucy Salyer, University of New Hampshire
"Pledging Allegiance: Naturalized Americans and the International Politics of Citizenship in the 19th century"
Friday, April 10th
James Clifton, Boston College
"'Some Misguided Frolic': Britain's Deterrent and the Containment of Germany"
Friday, April 24th
Erica Foss, Boston College
"For Our Country's Good: Citizenship and Convict Transportation in Britain and France"