Events

History Department Events and Speaker Series (2016-2017):

Hamilton, the Panel: The Politics of Default, Bailouts, and the Power of the Purse in the Aftermath of the American Revolution
Panelists: George J. Hall (presenting), David Hackett Fischer, Steven L. Burg, and Paul Jankowski
Thursday, September 29, 2016
2-3:20 PM
Location: Olin Sang 207

Vanessa Ogle, University of Pennsylvania
October 18, 2016
5:00-6:30 PM
Location: Olin Sang 207

Nathan D. B. Connolly, Johns Hopkins University
March 2
4:00 - 5:30 PM
Location: Olin Sang 207
[talk is co-sponsored by AAAS and the offices of the Provost and the Dean of Arts and Sciences]

Jessica Lepler, University of New Hampshire
[Ray Ginger Lecture]
March 23
4:00 - 5:30 PM
Location: Olin Sang 207

Past Events:

Xing Hang
Assistant Professor of History
“Confucian Paradise in the Distant Seas: The Hà Tiên Port Polity in the Eighteenth-Century Chinese World Order.”
Thursday, September 22, 2016
3:30 PM -- Olin Sang 207

Jennifer Morgan, NYU
Title: "Partus Sequitur Ventrem: Considering Slave Law, Intimacy, and Privacy for the History of Women in Slavery"
April 6, 2016
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Location: Olin Sang 207

Sven Beckert, Harvard University
Title: "Empire of Cotton: The Global Origins of Modern Capitalism"
March 8, 2016
3:30 - 5:00 PM
Location: Olin Sang 207

Joanne Meyerowitz, Yale University
Title:  "How Women Became the Deserving Poor: US Foreign Aid and the Movement to End World Poverty"
November 12
4:00 - 5:30 PM
Location: Pearlman Lounge

Jonathan Dekel-Chen will be giving the annual Ray Ginger Lecture
Title: "Applying History: Old & New Lessons at the Intersections of Transnational Activism."
October 22
3:30 - 5:00 PM
Olin Sang 207

Re: Joyce
Women Changing the World, A Symposium in Honor of Joyce Antler
October 17-18. 2015
Brandeis University

"Binding Maritime China: Control, Evasion, and Interloping."
May 29-30, 2015 - Frederick S. School of Global Studies, Boston University, 121 Bay State Road, Boston, MA
This event is co-sponsored by Boston University, Northeastern University, and Brandeis.

Kate Masur (Northwestern University)
Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 4:00 p.m. --Olin Sang 207
"Liberty, Policing, and the Rights of Free African Americans in the Early American Republic"

Andrew Wender Cohen (Syracuse University)
Thursday, March 5, 2015 @ 4:00 p.m.--Olin Sang 207
"Contraband: Smuggling and the Birth of the American Century"

Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Thursday, November 20, 2015 @5:00 p.m.--Olin Sang 207
"Words of Wisdom: The Market for Aphorism in American Culture, 1970-Present"

Adam Hochschild (UC Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism)
October 13, 2014 @ 3:30 p.m.
"1914-1918: The War Within the War"

Mary Lewis (Harvard University)
September 16, 2014 @ 5:00 p.m.
"Tunisia in the Imperial Mediterranean"

Howard Brown (Binghamton University)
April 25, 2014 @ 2:00 p.m.

Raffael Scheck (Colby College)
March 27, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

Linda Gordon (New York University)
February 13, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m.

Brandeis Mellon-Sawyer Age of Revolution Seminar

Symposium: The Axes of Revolutions: Space, Time, Idea
September 27, 2013 @ 2:00 p.m. - Mandel Center for the Humanities - Room G3

Mini-Symposium and Seminar: People in Revolution
November 14, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m. - Mandel Center for the Humanities - Room 303

Mini-Symposium and Seminar: Limits of Revolution
February 27, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m. - Mandel Center for the Humanities - Room 303

Symposium: The End(s) of Revolution
April 25, 2014 @ 2:00 p.m. - Mandel Center for the Humanities - Room G3