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History Colloquium

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The aim of the History Colloquium is to encourage greater intellectual exchange within the UW community by discussing works-in-progress from faculty members and graduate students. History colloquiua are normally held three times a quarter at 3:30 PM on Mondays. Papers will be sent out one week in advance. To receive the paper and Zoom meeting link, please email alexc09@uw.edu.

Conveners: Adam Warren & Frances O'Shaughnessy


Winter Quarter 2021 Schedule

Forthcoming


Past Colloquiua

Autumn Quarter 2019

October 28, 2019
"Ass-loads of Rice: Taxes, Wages, Labor, and the Dilemmas of Ecological Sufficiency in Mughal Kashmir, 1586-c. 1700"

Purnima Dhavan, Associate Professor of History
Discussant: Madison Heslop

November 18, 2019
"Cradle to Grave: Birth Registration and Trans Autobiography in Britain, 1945-1962"

Adrian Kane-Galbraith, Doctoral Candidate, History
Discussant: Ileana Rodriguez-Silva

December 2, 2019
"Property Rights in Late Medieval Civil Law: From Roman Law Actions to Human Rights via the Garden of Eden"

Tyler Lange, Affiliate Assistant Professor, History
Discussant: Charity Urbanski

Winter Quarter 2020

February 10, 2020
"The Culture of Migration in Song China"

Patricia Ebrey, Professor of History
Discussant: Anand Yang

February 24, 2020
"The Gift of Good Health: Chinese Ethnic Health Project on the Tibetan Frontiers, 1951-1953"

Xiaoshun Zeng, PhD Candidate, History
Discussant: Lynn Thomas

Spring Quarter 2020

May 4, 2020
"Love in the Time of Welfare"

Jordanna Bailkin, Professor of History, Jere L. Bacharach Endowed Professor in International Studies
Discussant: Alika Bourgette

May 18, 2020
"Butcher Blocks, Vegetable Stands, and Home-Cooked Food: Resisting Gender and Class Constructions in the Roman World"

Mira Green, Senior Lecturer of History
Discussant: Jeff Haines

June 1, 2020
"Green Devolution: Taiwanese Vegetable Science, Nutrition, and the Developing World, 1969-1989"

James Lin, Assistant Professor, Jackson School of International Studies; Adjunct Assistant Professor, History
Discussant: Adam Warren

Autumn Quarter 2020

October 19, 2020
“Implicated Subjects of Liberal Ottoman Citizenship: Brotherhood, Suffering, and the 1915 Genocide” 

Oya Rose Aktaş, PhD student
Discussant: Glennys Young

November 2, 2020
“A People’s Landscape: Racism and Resistance at UW”

Julian Barr, Geography graduate student, and Madison Heslop, History doctoral candidate, representing Divest and Demilitarize UW
Discussant: Jim Gregory

November 16, 2020
“The Savior" and "The Hill of the Bells," from Borderlands: A Global History of the Mexican Second Empire

Ray Jonas, Professor of History
Discussant: Jorge Bayona

November 30, 2020
“Subverting the Anthropometric Gaze: Racial Science in the 1912 Yale Peruvian Expedition” 

Adam Warren, Associate Professor of History
Discussant: Alika Bourgette

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