Schedule - Spring 2011

Jan 24: Sarah Westphal-Wihl, Associate Professor of German, Washington University in St. Louis
"The Pulpit, the Public Sphere, and the Expulsion of the Regensburg Jews in 1519"

Feb 17: Christopher Beauchamp, Sharswood Fellow, Univ. of Pennsylvania Law School
"Who Invented the Telephone? Lawyers, Patents, and the Judgments of History"

April 29: Rebecca Scott, Charles Gibson Distinguished Prof. of History and Law, University of Michigan
"'Mistress of Her Own Person': Contesting Enslavement through Law in the Era of the Haitian Revolution" [cosponsored by Triangle Early American History Seminar]"

May 6: Holly Brewer, Professor of History, NC State
"The Seventeenth-Century Contest over a Common Law of Slavery" [cosponsored by Triangle Early American History Seminar]

All sessions are from 4-6 Friday afternoons at the National Humanities Center. Anyone wishing to receive a paper for a given meeting should contact Sandi Payne Greene at

Previous Schedules

Fall 2010 Schedule
Spring 2010 Schedule