Brown Bag Lunches

Check back regularly for schedule updates. Brown Bag lunches are held in the Library Hall Board Room (105 South Fifth Street) from 12-1pm unless otherwise noted. Food is not provided, so bring your sack lunch and join us!

Fall 2018 Calendar

September 4 – Rachael Pasierowska (Rice University), “Beasts, Birds, and Bondsmen: Animal and Slave Interactions in Atlantic World Slavery”

September 11 – Long-term Fellows Flash Talks: Nicole Schroeder (University of Virginia/Friends of the APS Fellow in Early American History), "Incurable Defects: Welfare, Medicine, and the Disabled Body in Philadelphia, 1790-1840," and Lauren Kapsalakis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology/John C. Slater Fellow in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine), "Pedagogy, Practice, and Place: Field Schools as Laboratories in American Anthropology, 1929-1975"

September 18 – Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative (NASI) Fellows Flash Talks: Christopher Green (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/NASI Predoctoral Fellow), "This Feeling of Being Together with Your Own: Competing Indigeneities in 20th Century Philadelphia," and, Tiffanie Hardbarger (Northeastern State University/NASI Postdoctoral Fellow), "Sustainable Communities: Through the Lens of Cherokee Youth"

September 25 – Loren Michael Mortimer (University of California-Davis), "(re)Mapping Kaniatarowanenneh: A Digital Atlas of Native American Political Ecology on the Upper St. Lawrence River, 1603-1850"

October 2 – Nicole Mahoney (University of Maryland), "Liberty, Gentility, and Dangerous Liaisons: French Culture and Polite Society in Early National America, 1770-1825"

October 10 – Emily Herring (University of Leeds), "Philosophical Biology: The Reception of Henry Bergson's Creative Evolution in French and British Biology"

October 16 – Cordelia Frewen (University of British Columbia), "Redefining, Crafting, and Re/Presenting Contemporary Ethnicities: Honduran National Identity, 1994-2006"

October 23 – E. Bennett Jones (Northwestern University), "The Indians Say: Settler Colonialism and the Scientific Study of Animals, 1772-1860"

October 30 – Scott Heerman (University of Miami), "The Captive's Ordeal: Kidnapping and the Problem of Freedom"

November 6 – NO BROWN BAG (Go Vote!)

November 13 – Cynthia Smith (Library Company/Miami University), "Uncle Tom's (Ship) Cabin"

November 20 – Julie Fisher (American Philosophical Society), “Speaking ‘Indian’ and English: The Bilinguals of Seventeenth-Century New England, 1636-1680”

November 27 – Alex Mazzaferro (American Philosophical Society), "Innovation and the New Science of Politics in Early America"

December 4 – Carrie Glenn (University of Delaware), “The Revolutionary Atlantic of Elizabeth Beauveau and John Joseph Borie: Commerce, Vulnerability, and U.S. Connections with the French Atlantic, 1780-1820”

December 11 – Kit Heintzman (Harvard University), "Humanism for Horses: Medicine, Food, and Insurance for Non-Humans In the Age of Enlightenment"