Upcoming Faculty Presentations Spring 2014

January 8-10, 2014 Tara Nummedal will give a talk at an interdisciplinary conference for early modern and medieval scholars in literature, drama, and the history of art, medicine, and theology to ask, 'What is Renaissance blood?' at St. Anne's College, Oxford. 
February 8, 2014 Jane Lancaster will be speaking at the Morris-Jumel Mansion in New York City as part of a symposium on Anne Northup and American Cuisine. Mrs. Northup, whose husband Solomon spent "12 Years a Slave," was employed as a cook by Eliza Jumel, a Providence-born woman who owned the mansion. 
February 10, 2014 Lukas Rieppel will present an essay on which he is currently working, "The Problem of the One and the Many in Modern Biology" at Yale University's Program in the History of Science and Medicine weekly colloquium series.
February 24, 2014 James N. Green will participate in a session of the New York City Bar Association entitled "Human Rights and International Sporting Events: Russian Anti-Gay Legislation, the Sochi Winter Olympics, and Protest". 
February 27, 2014 Linford D. Fisher will be giving a talk for the Columbia University Society of Fellows in New York City titled "Decoding Roger Williams: Texts, Cryptography, and the Materiality of an Early American Mystery." More info can be found here. 
March 2, 2014
Mary Gluck gave a talk at the Austrian Cultural Forum entitled "The Impact of 1914 for Aesthetic Culture in Central Europe."  The talk was in the context of a "Symposium on Viennese Modernity" which is part of a month-long celebration of the artistic legacy of Vienna.
March 11, 2014 Lukas Rieppel, presenting a chapter of his book manuscript, "Accounting for Dinosaurs" at the Rutgers University Center for Historical Analysis. 
March, 2014 Harold Cook will attend a workshop at the Max-Planck-Insitut für Wissenschatsgeschichte in Berlin. The conference is titled "Itineraries of Materials, Recipes, Techniques, and Knowledge in the Early Modern World (Part I)." Cook is speaking on "Reproducible Results? The Personal and Impersonal in Representations of Eurasia by Cornelis de Bruin." The project website is at:
http://www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de/en/research/projects/DeptII_Smith_Itineraries 
March 14-15, 2014 "Digital Archives and the Future(s) of Middle East History: Examples from Turkey, Iran, and Afghanistan."Ivy + Symposium, Harvard University/MIT. Faiz Ahmed joins the panel on March15, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
March 27, 2014 Omer Bartov will be giving the keynote address at the annual workshop of the Southeast German Studies Consortium at Davidson College and UNC-Charlotte in North Carolina, titled "The Voice of Your Brother's Blood: The Holocaust as Communal Genocide."
March 31 - April 1, 2014 The Mississippi State University's Officd of Student Leadership and Community Engagement adopted Francoise Hamlin's book, "Crossroads at Clarksdale: The Black Freedom Struggle in the Mississippi Delta after World  War II," this semester for their students engaged in local work in Mississippi and Hamlin will be the keynote speaker to deliver campus-wide talks and lectures about the research and its implications on the ground.
April 2-4, 2014 Evelyn Hu-DeHart, invited speaker to the International conference at University of Cologne, Germany: "Conceptualizing Ethnicity as a Political Resource Across Disciplines, Regions, and Periods: Perspective from Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe."
April, 2014 Maud Mandel will give a public lecture titled "Surviving Genocide: Armenians and Jews in 20th Century France," Holocaust Memorial Center, Wayne State University.
April 7, 2014
Luther Spoehr will be giving the keynote address at the induction ceremony for Phi Alpha Theta, the history honorary society for undergraduates, at Eastern Connecticut State University on
April 7.
April 8, 2014 Seth Rockman will deliver this year's Goodfellow Memorial Lecture in History at Washington College, entitled "Northern Manufacturing, Southern Slavery: The Antebellum Origins of American Business Ethics."
April 10, 2014 Tim Harris gave the keynote address at a symposium on 'Rethinking the State Trials: The Politics of Justice in Later Stuart England' held at Northwestern University and the Newberry Library, titled 'State Trials and the Rule of Law under Charles II: Some Reflections.' website is at: http://www.newberry.org/04102014-symposium-rethinking-state-trials-politics-justice-later-stuart-england
April 11, 2014 Evelyn Hu-DeHart will be the keynote speaker at the Latin American Studies Conference, Johns Hopkins University.
April 23, 2-14 Inaugural Rachel Slatkin and Abrahma Belsky Distinguished Lecturer, City University of New York, (CUNY) Law School, Evelyn Hu-DeHart.
May 6-8, 2014 "Hakka Chinese Migration to Cuba, Caribbean and Central America," lecture given by Evelyn Hu-Dehart for the International Conference on "Changing Hakka Cultures and Societies," Department of Anthropology, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China.
May 13-14, 2014 "Legislating Diversity in Interwar France", Parliaments and Minorities: Ethnicities, Nations, and Religions in Europe, 1848-1948, lecture given by Maud Mandel, British Academy.
May 15, 2014 The following lecture, "Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict," will be given by Maud Mandel at Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism in London.
May 17, 2014 Tim Harris will give a talk at the Huntington called 'Revisiting the Causes of the English Civil War' and will be at a conference entitled 'Revisiting Revisionism: New Directions in Early Modern British Studies', co-sponsored by the Early Modern Studies Institute at the University of Southern California.  website is at: https://dornsife.usc.edu/emsi/revisiting-revisionism/
June 13-15, 2014 Robert Self will deliver a talk entitled "Breadwinner Liberalism and Its Discontents in the American Welfare State," at the "Shifting Notions of Citizenship: The Two Wests" conference, Paris, France, sponsored by the Interuniveristy Center for European-American History and Politics and Columbia University.
July 3, 2014 Tim Harris will give the keynote address at a conference on 'Publics and Participation in Early Modern Britain' at Birkbeck, University of London, titled 'political communicatin and popular political engagement in the three kingdoms: Was there such a thing as 'British public opinion'? website located at: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/history/about-us/events/publics-and-participation-in-early-modern-britain