Seminar sessions are held on Fridays from 3 pm to 5 pm at the Newberry, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
The Newberry Seminar in British History brings scholars and students from Chicagoland institutions together to discuss their ongoing research in a workshop format. It is open to graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty at any stage of their careers. Seminar sessions are held on Fridays from 3 PM - 5 PM at the Newberry, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois. Please consult the bulletin board in the lobby on the day of the seminar for the room location.
The seminar is co-sponsored by the History Departments at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Nicholson Center for British Studies at the University of Chicago, and the Irish Studies program at DePaul University.
Zak Leonard, The University of Illinois at Chicago
“Beyond the Census: Colonial Ethnography on India’s North-West Frontier”
Peter Strickland, The University of Chicago
“Bodies of Anxious Earnest Men Banded Together”: Popularization of Unionism and the Unionist Clubs of Ireland, 1893-1912”
Dana Rabin, University of Illinois
“The Rights of Man and the Mutinies of 1797”
Farid Azfar, Swarthmore College
“Terra Firma: The Disappearance of the Royal George and the Solid Grounds of the South Sea Company”
Peter Stansky, Stanford University
“The Case of Edward Upward: Communism and Literature in Britain”