MEMHS: 17 Sept., 4:30 P.M. – Sep 17: Jeremy Mumford (Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Brown University), “Forsaking All Others: The Incas, the Habsburgs, and Royal Incest” (Mumford paper), Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.
September 24, 5:30 pm – The 34th William F. Church Memorial Lecture, John Brewer (Eli and Edye Broad Professor in Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology) will give a talk entitled “Vesuvius and Pompeii: travel, tourism, science and the imagination in the early nineteenth century”. A small reception will follow the lecture. Free and open to the public.
MEMHS: Oct 15, 4:30 pm – Anoush F. Terjanian (JCB Fellow, Associate Professor, Department of History, East Carolina University, Greenville), “Thinking about Thinking about Commerce.” There is a pre-circulated paper for this talk. Terjanian MEMHS note 2×13; Anoush Terjanian (paper.) Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.
MEMHS: Nov. 19, 4:30 pm – Professor Cecilia Gaposchkin (Associate Professor of History, Dartmouth College), “Liturgy as a Weapon of War,” Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.
MEMHS: Feb. 25, 4:30 pm – Elizabeth Evenden, Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellow, History Department, Harvard University; “Anglo-Portuguese relations and anti-Spanish propaganda, 1570-1640.” Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.
March 13, 12:00-1:30 pm - Robin Fleming, Professor and Chair, Department of History, Boston College, 2013 MacArthur Fellow; “Rethinking the History of post-Roman Britain: Isotopes, Material Culture and Gender.” Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center.
Co-sponsored by the Brown University Medieval and Early Modern History Seminar (MEMHS)
MEMHS: 15 April, 4:30 P.M. - Wanda Henry (Graduate Student, History, Brown University,) (W_Henry_4-15-14), Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.
MEMHS: 28 April (Monday), 5:30 P.M. (NOTE: Time and Day Change) - Denise Spellberg (University of Texas, Austin,) “Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders.” There is no pre-circulated paper for this lecture. Pavilion Room, Department of History, 79 Brown St.