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),Ms Eilidh Hall (UEA).

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

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 "Not for Women Only': Representations of Race and Gender in the Commerce and Culture of the Black Haircare Industry"

Carina Spaulding


7 March "Amish Women: Work, Life and Change"

Fran Handrick (University of Birmingham)


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