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Conversations at the Newberry

Two speakers. No moderator. One free-ranging conversation on a topic steeped in history and yet palpably of-the-moment. “Conversations at the Newberry” is intended to be the out-loud, public equivalent of what happens here every day when readers encounter books and manuscripts. It brings to the Newberry pairs of authors who are deeply interested in and knowledgeable about a humanities-related topic that deserves attention today and into the future.

Past “Conversations at the Newberry”

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Newberry Colloquium
A Newberry Colloquium
In many modern Indian languages, the word “sarkār” signifies “the state” or “government.” In early modern usage, however, it referred primarily to great households that formed the building blocks of India’s Mughal empire (1526–1858). Focusing on the Mughal successor regime of Awadh (c.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Conversations at the Newberry
Kristin Hoganson and Timothy Gilfoyle
Free and open to the public; free tickets required.
In this installment of “Conversations at the Newberry,” Kristin Hoganson and Timothy Gilfoyle reflect on the idea of “The Midwest as Place,” offering important revisions to commonplace narratives about midwestern history and identity.