North American History

Venue: North American History Room, 2nd Floor, IHR, North Block, Senate House

Time: Thursdays 17:30

Convenors: Uta Balbier (KCL), Jonathan Bell (UCL),  Patrick Doyle (RHUL), Joanna Cohen (QMUL), Max Edling (KCL), Daniel Matlin (KCL), Erik Mathisen (QMUL), Angel-Luke O'Donnel (KCL), Iwan Morgan (UCL), Kendrick Oliver (Southampton), Daniel Peart (QMUL), David Sim (UCL), Joshua Simon (KCL), Adam Smith (UCL), Nick Witham (UCL)

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
12 October
17:30
Charting Contested Caribbean Space: Mapping and Colonization in the British Ceded Islands, 1763-1783
Max Edelson (University of Virginia)
Institute of the Americas, UCL, 51 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0PN

19 October
17:30
Reconstructing: A Life Amidst the Ruins
Stephanie McCurry (Columbia University)
IHR North American History Room

2 November
17:30
We Have Not a Government: The Articles of Confederation and the Road to the Constitution
George William van Cleve (Seattle University)
IHR North American History Room

16 November
17:30
Continental Shelf Expansion: The U.S. Interior Department's Quest for Territory, Minerals, and Environmental Management, 1945-1969
Megan Black (London School of Economics)
IHR North American History Room

30 November
17:30
Latrines as the Measure of Men: American Soldiers and the Politics of Disgust in Occupied Europe and Asia
Susan Carruthers (University of Warwick)
IHR North American History Room

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
11 January
17:30
Southern Nation: Congress and White Supremacy after Reconstruction
Ira Katznelson (Columbia University)
IHR North American History Room

25 January
17:30
We Came Here To Take The Bastille': The Watergate Babies, Congress, and the Democratic Party, 1974-1992
Patrick Andelic (Northumbria University)
IHR North American History Room

8 February
17:30
Admitting the West: Rethinking the Periodization of 19th Century America
Elliott West (University of Arkansas)
IHR North American History Room

22 February
17:30
Discovering African Americans' Civil Cases: The Untold Story of Civil Cases Between Black and White Southerners
Melissa Milewski (University of Sussex)
IHR North American History Room

8 March
17:30
Slavery and Unfreedom in the Desert South
Kevin Waite (Durham University)
IHR North American History Room

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
10 May
17:30
Race, Reconstruction, and the Invention of the 'Superstitious Negro'
David Cox (University of Southampton)
IHR North American History Room

24 May
17:30
Walter Lippmann and American Democracy
Tom Arnold-Forster (University of Cambridge)
IHR North American History Room

7 June
17:30
Iwan Morgan Lecture
IHR North American History Room