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British History Seminar

Rival Richards. Case W778 .186 English Caricatures NL #1534.

S.W. Fores, The Rival Richards. 1817. Case W778 .186 English Caricatures NL #12918.

The British History Seminar brings together scholars to discuss a pre-circulated work-in-progress paper. Please email scholarlyseminars@newberry.org= to RSVP and request the paper.

The seminar is co-sponsored by the history department at Northwestern University, and the Nicholson Center for British Studies at the University of Chicago.

Scott Sowerby, Northwestern University, and Fredrik Albritton Jonsson, University of Chicago, are the coordinators for the 2019-2020 seminar.

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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 - 5 pm at the Newberry, 60 W. Walton Street, Chicago.

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