American History

Seminar or event series

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Seminars will be held on Mondays at 5:00pm in either the Knox Shaw Room, or The Old Library, Sidney Sussex College, unless otherwise stated. Several of the seminars will be based on pre-circulated papers that will be made available two weeks prior to the seminar date.

All inquiries should be directed to Jonathan Goodwin, jmg216@cam.ac.uk, 01223 335317.

The current coronavirus epidemic means there will be no in person seminars in Easter term and the programme as stands is cancelled. Alternative formats are being explored.

North American history

Events

Apr
27

*CANCELLED* Voter Apathy, Suppression, and Fraud: Struggles Over U.S. Democracy in the Post-Voting Rights Era

Julilly Kohler-Hausmann, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University
May
4

*CANCELLED* “Trouble [Came] with Revolutionary Action”: Gay Liberation and Work

Margot Canaday, Associate Professor of History, Princeton University
May
11

*CANCELLED* Candida Royalle and the Sexual Revolution: A History from Below

Jane Kamensky, Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History and Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
May
15

*CANCELLED* 15-17 May Conference: The Art and Craft of Western History

Robert Lee and Sarah Pearsall, University of Cambridge
May
18

*CANCELLED* Reconstructing Enslaved Women's Lives Through Objects

Tiya Miles, Professor of History, Harvard University
Jun
1

The Register: Identities and Identification at Dartmoor Prison - (Zoom Online Seminar)

Nicholas Guyatt, Reader in North American History, and Fellow of Jesus College, University of Cambridge
Jun
26

*CANCELLED* 26-27 June Conference: Reckoning and Renewal: Writing American History in the Age of Trump

Nicholas Guyatt, University of Cambridge

At a glance

Term
Easter Term
When
Mondays at 5:00pm
Where
Knox Shaw Room
The Old Library, Sidney Sussex College
Convenor(s)
Jonathan Goodwin
01223 335317