History seminars at the IHR

Gender and History in the Americas

Convenors: Mr Jon Coburn (Northumbria University), Inge Dornan (Brunel University), Dawn-Marie Gibson (Royal Holloway, University of London), Helen Glew (University of Westminster), Jay Kleinberg (Brunel University), Althea Legal-Miller (UCL - Institute of the Americas), Sinead McEneaney (Saint Mary’s University College), Rachel Ritchie (Brunel University), Lee Sartain (Portsmouth University), Dr Imoabong Umoren (University of Oxford)

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Rachel Ritchie: Rachel.Ritchie@brunel.ac.uk

Venue: Peter Marshall Room 204

Time: Monday, 17:30

Some podcasts from this seminar are available online

Autumn Term 2015
DateSeminar details
5 October "Magazines, gender, and hospitality in Canada and the US"

Faye Hammill (University of Strathclyde)

2 November "Gender, Identity and Itinerancy in the Transatlantic Quaker Community: the Travels and Trials of Mary Weston, Quaker Preacher and Missionary, 1712-1766"

Naomi Pullin (University of Warwick)

7 December "Migration, Motherhood, and Mortality: Yellow Fever and Gender Construction in the Deep South, 1800 to 1830"

Kathryn Olivarius (University of Oxford)

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
4 January The Gender of the Solitary Vice: racialized gender, feminism, and sexual regulation in the nineteenth-century United States"

April Haynes (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

1 February "The Last Lynching: Miscegenation and Racial Violence in Virginia"

Nicola Price (Royal Holloway University of London)

7 March "Race women across borders 1920s-1960s"

Imaobong Umoren (University of Oxford)

Summer Term 2016
DateSeminar details
4 April Hyperreal Spaces and the Mythical Male in the West

Antonia Mackay (Oxford Brookes University)

6 June The (Re)Presentation of Fannie Lou Hamer

Stephen Robinson (York St. John University)

Race, Gender and Celebrity in the Civil Rights Movement