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 30 – Scott Heerman (University of Miami)

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"