October 30, 2015 (Friday), 4:00-6:00 p.m.
“Archipelago Capitalism: The Other International Political Economy, 1920s-1980s”
VANESSA OGLE, Julie and Martin Franklin Assistant Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania
Commentator: Philip B. Scranton, Professor of History Emeritus, Rutgers University-Camden
December 4, 2015 (Friday), 4:00-6:00 p.m.
“English Sailors in the World: Cultural Contact, Performance, and Identity in the Early 17th Century”
ELEANOR HUBBARD, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University
Commentator: Naomi Taback, Assistant Professor of History, Temple University
March 11, 2016 (Friday), 4:00-6:00 p.m.
“Tangled Up in Shrewsbury: The James McCarty Affair and the Development of Quaker Antislavery on the Eve of the American Revolution“
JONATHAN D. SASSI, Professor of History, College of Staten Island and CUNY Graduate Center
Commentator: Richard S. Newman, Director, The Library Company of Philadelphia
April 8, 2016 (Friday), 4:00-6:00 p.m.
“From Rehabilitation to Execution: Imperial Japanese Policies Toward Taiwan’s Indigenous People, 1932-1942”
KIRSTEN ZIOMEK, Assistant Professor of History, Adelphi University
Commentator: Frederick R. Dickinson, Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania
April 29, 2016 (Friday), 3:00-5:00 p.m.
“The Allure of Wilderness: Magistrates and Jurisdictional Ecology of Empire” (Joint Rutgers-Camden/McNeil Center Seminar)
BRENDAN GILLIS, Miami University and 2014-2015 MCEAS Dissertation Fellow