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)

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

Venue: Holden Rooom, 103, unless otherwise announced in the programme, below.

Time: Monday, 17:30

Some podcasts from this seminar are available online

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
6 October Adolescent Women and Anti-Abortion Politics in Reagan's Right

Charlotte Jeffries (University of Cambridge)

3 November Hidden Voices: Uncovering the History of First Nation Women

Jacky Moore (Independent Scholar)

1 December Autobiography as continued resistance: gender, life narratives and the protest movements of the 1960s

Sinead McEneaney (St. Mary’s University College, London)

Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
5 January Nation of Islam Men on Faith, Family and the American Ummah

Dawn-Marie Gibson (Royal Holloway University of London)

2 February Confederate Conscription and the Issue of Gender

Patrick Doyle (Royal Holloway University of London)

2 March Women and Slavery and Monticello

Annette Gordon-Reed (Harvard University / Harold Vyvyan Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History, Queen’s College, Oxford University)

Summer Term 2015
DateSeminar details
1 June They 'grow fat upon the bread of prostitution': Women of Colour and the 'Profligacy' of Sexual-Economic Exchange in Jamaican Slave Society

Meleisa Ono-George (University of Warwick)