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History Workshops, 2015-2016

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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.

September
October
November
December
January
February
March
April
May

 

September

Friday, September 25th
Todd Romero, University of Houston
“Metacom’s Childhood”

 

October

Friday, October 16th
Robert Schneider, University of Indiana-Bloomington
“Optics and Topics: Thinking about Historical Scholarship Today”

The inaugural lecture in the series “Where is History Now?”

 

November

Friday, November 13th
Rashauna Johnson, Dartmouth
"Slavery, Incarceration, and the Making of Modern New Orleans"

 

December

 

 

January

 

 

February

Friday, February 12th
Joanne Meyerowitz, Yale
“Are We the World? US Campaigns against Global Poverty”

 

March

Friday, March 18th
Katherine Luongo, Northeastern University
"Asylum-Seeking in a World with Witchcraft"

 

April

Friday, April 15th
Julia Adeney Thomas, Notre Dame
“Wild Horizons: History's New Engagements with Science and Economics in the Age of Climate Change”

A lecture in the series “Where is History Now?”

 

May

 

Sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Alumni
Contributions to the Boston College Annual Fund