The Social History Workshop is pleased to announce its Spring Quarter schedule:




Thursday, April 4–Sarah Weicksel (Ph.D. candidate, Department of History):”‘The Negro’s Right to Coat of Blue/To Freemen’s Hopes and Manhood Too': African American Soldiers, Uniforms, and Claims to Citizenship.” Commentator: Katherine Turk (Assistant Professor of History, University of Texas, Dallas).


Tuesday, May 7 (co-sponsored with the Scherer Center for American Culture)–David Henkin (Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley): (Title TBA). Commentator: TBA


Thursday, May 16–Ellen Wu (Assistant Professor of History, Indiana University, Bloomington): (Title TBA). Commentator: TBA


Tuesday, May 21 (co-sponsored with the International History Workshop)–Daniel Immerwahr (Assistant Professor of History, Northwestern University): “How to Hide an Empire: The United States and its Overseas Territories.” Commentator: Kenneth Pomeranz (University Professor of Modern Chinese History and the College, University of Chicago)


Thursday, May 30–Celeste Moore (Ph.D. candidate, Department of History): (Title TBA). Commentator: TBA


All meetings will take place in the John Hope Franklin Room (Social Science 224), 4:30-6:00 pm, with one exception: David Henkin’s meeting will take place in Social Sciences 122.


For further details, or for persons needing special assistance, please contact

Thanks in advance for your participation,

Korey Garibaldi