History Workshops, 2015-2016
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 25th
Todd Romero, University of Houston
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?”
Friday, November 13th
Rashauna Johnson, Dartmouth
"Slavery, Incarceration, and the Making of Modern New Orleans"
Friday, February 12th
Joanne Meyerowitz, Yale
“Are We the World? US Campaigns against Global Poverty”
Friday, March 18th
Katherine Luongo, Northeastern University
"Asylum-Seeking in a World with Witchcraft"
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?”