Calendar

E.g., 03/02/2015
E.g., 03/02/2015
Friday, March 6, 2015
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
Erina Duganne, Texas State University and Karen Huang, University of Southern California

2-5 pm

“The Nicaragua Media Project and the Politics of Representation in the 1980s”
Erina Duganne, Texas State University
“Whose Memories? Imagining the Vietnam War in An-My Lê’s Small Wars”
Karen Huang, University of Southern California

Friday, March 6, 2015
Labor History Seminar
Jon Shelton, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

3pm-5pm

“Dropping Dead: Teachers, the New York City Fiscal Crisis, and Austerity”
Jon Shelton, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Respondents: Jerald Podair, Lawrence University; Elizabeth Todd-Breland, University of Illinois at Chicago

Saturday, March 7, 2015
Urban History Dissertation Group
Courtney Wiersema, University of Notre Dame

2:30-4:30 pm

“Fueling Class: Comfort and Consumption in Gilded Age Chicago”
Courtney Wiersema, University of Notre Dame

Friday, March 13, 2015
Seminar in British History
Farid Azfar, Swarthmore College

3-5 pm

“Terra Firma: The Disappearance of the Royal George and the Solid Grounds of the South Sea Company”
Farid Azfar, Swarthmore College

Thursday, March 19, 2015
American Literature Seminar
Eric Slauter, University of Chicago

“Walden’s Carbon Footprint: People, Plants, Animals, and Machines in the Making of an Environmental Classic”
Eric Slauter, University of Chicago

Friday, March 20, 2015
Women and Gender Seminar
New Directions in Reproductive Rights Research

3-5 pm

Lauren MacIvor Thompson, Georgia State University, “Science and Sex Relations: Mary Ware Dennett and Evolving Arguments for Birth Control Reform.”
Sarah Rodriguez, Northwestern University, “Challenging the Necessity of the Episiotomy: Feminist Concerns and Nursing Discourse in the 1970s”
Commentator: Judith Houck, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Friday, March 27, 2015
History of Capitalism Seminar
Seth Rockman, Brown University

5pm - 7pm

“Innovation, Alienation, and the Russet Brogan: Plantation Provisioning and New England’s Industrial Revolution”
Seth Rockman, Brown University