Spring 2021 Schedule
April 9, 2021
Abigail Swingen, Texas Tech University
"The Calico Act, the South Sea Bubble, and Early Hanoverian Political Culture"
April 23, 2021
Zak Leonard, University of Chicago
"A Benefactor to Mankind? Captain Warner’s Secrets and the Politics of Invention in Early-Victorian Britain"
May 7, 2021
Erik Linstrum, University of Virginia
"War Stories: Writing about Violence at the End of the British Empire"
May 14, 2021
Colin Rydell, University of Chicago
"Cider as Colonizer in the British Atlantic: the Early Modern Hard-Drink Trade, Frontier Necessity, and State Legibility"
May 21, 2021
Julie Greene, University of Maryland
"Workers of the World: U.S. Empire, Class, and Capitalism, 1880-1930"
June 4, 2021
Jean-Frédéric Schaub, EHESS
"Race and Empire in the Spanish Monarchy: Towards a Colonial, Not a Decolonial, Approach"