Seminar sessions are held on Fridays from 3 pm to 5 pm at the Newberry, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
The Newberry Seminar in British History brings scholars and students from Chicagoland institutions together to discuss their ongoing research in a workshop format. It is open to graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty at any stage of their careers. Seminar sessions are held on Fridays from 3 PM - 5 PM at the Newberry, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois. Please consult the bulletin board in the lobby on the day of the seminar for the room location.
The seminar is co-sponsored by the History Departments at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Nicholson Center for British Studies at the University of Chicago, and the Irish Studies program at DePaul University.
“Terra Firma: The Disappearance of the Royal George and the Solid Grounds of the South Sea Company”
Farid Azfar, Swarthmore College
“Teaching London how to Drink: How the Excise Created London’s Favorite Beer”
John Krenzke, Loyola University Chicago
Peter Stansky, Stanford University
“The Case of Edward Upward: Communism and Literature in Britain”
“T. R. Malthus in New Worlds: Circulation of the ‘Essay on the Principle of Population’ in the Americas and the Pacific, 1803-1834”
Joyce E. Chaplin, Harvard University