2018-2019 Seminar Schedule
October 5, 2018, (Friday) 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
“Citizen Technologies: The U.S. Post Office and the Transformation of Early American Literature” (Joint Rutgers-Camden/McNeil Center Seminar)
CHRISTY POTTROFF, Assistant Professor of English, Merrimack College
Location: Faculty Lounge, Armitage Hall, 3rd Floor
November 16, 2018 (Friday) 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
“Capital Colony: The Project of the Third World in Washington, D.C., 1960-1980”
ANDREW FRIEDMAN, Associate Professor of History, Haverford College
Comment: Penny Von Eschen, Professor of History & William R. Kenan Professor of American Studies, University of Virginia
February 1, 2019 (Friday) 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
“Vagrants, Thieves, and Unruly Children: Delinquency and Discourses of Childhood in Colonial Senegal, 1888-1928”
KELLY DUKE BRYANT, Associate Professor of History, Rowan University
Comment: Owen White, Associate Professor of History, University of Delaware
March 1, 2019 (Friday) 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
“Experiencing Slavery in the Ceded Islands, 1763-1773”
TESSA MURPHY, Assistant Professor of History, Syracuse University
Comment: Roderick McDonald, Professor of History, Rider University
April 26, 2019 (Friday) 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
“À la militaire: Dressing Civilians for the Civil War”
SARAH WEICKSEL, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Wolf Center for the Humanities, University of Pennsylvania
Comment: Zara Anishanslin, Associate Professor of History and Art History, University of Delaware