Schedule - 2013-2014
All meetings from 4-6 at the National Humanities Center, unless otherwise noted.
Sept. 13: Chris Brooks, Professor of History, Durham University
"Law and Religion in Early Modern England" jointly sponsored with the Triangle Global British Studies Seminar (meeting at Franklin Humanities Institute at NOON)
Oct. 11: Martha Jones, Associate Professor of History and Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan
"Overturning Dred Scott: Race, Rights, and Citizenship in Antebellum America"
Nov. 15th: Mary Mitchell, Doctoral Candidate in History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania
"Making Abortion Rights Travel: Assessing the Role of Mobile Technologies in Fomenting Social Change"
Dec. 6: John Martin, Professor of History, Duke University
"Between Rulers and Subjects: Torture and the Politics of the Body in Early Modern Venice"
Jan. 17: Julia Rudolph, Associate Professor of History, North Carolina State University
"Families, Fraud and Foreclosure: Mortgage Disputes in Early Modern England" jointly sponsored with the Triangle Global British Studies Seminar
Feb. 14: Samanthis Smalls, Doctoral Candidate in History, Duke University
"Workhouse Encounters: The Convergence of Governance and Slavery in Antebellum Charleston"
March 28: Bruce Hall, Associate Professor of History, Duke University
"The Bonds of Trade: Slavery and Commercial Law in the 19th-Century Sahara"
April 18: Susanna Blumenthal, Associate Professor of Law and History, University of Minnesota
"'A Horror of Being Duped': The Apprehension of Fraud in Nineteenth-Century American Law"