The Consortium invites scholars to join our topical working groups for challenging and collegial discussion of interesting publications in their fields and of each others’ works-in-progress.
Propose a Paper for discussion at one of the groups below, deadline July 15.
Each group meets monthly. All interested scholars are welcome to participate via online video conferencing.
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Discussion of selections from Susan Lawrence's Privacy and the Past: Research, Law, Archives, Ethics (2016) and Julia Laite's "The Emmet's Inch: Small History in a Digital Age."
Sean Morey Smith (Postdoctoral Project Manager, Rice University Humanities Research Center), "The Rush to Race: Benjamin Rush and Climatic-Racial Arguments against Slavery"
Comment by Eric Herschthal, Assistant Professor of History, University of Utah
Ann Elias, University of Sydney, chapters 2, 4 and 6 from her book Coral Empire: Underwater Oceans, Colonial Tropics, Visual Modernity (Duke University Press, 2019)
*NOTE SPECIAL TIME*
Meghan K. Roberts (Associate Professor of History, Bowdoin College), "'The Talk of All Paris': Making Race and Reputations in Enlightenment France"
Comment by Suman Seth, Marie Underhill Noll Professor of the History of Science, Cornell University
September 15, 2021 – "Epistemologia feminista e caminhos para uma ciência melhor: discussões em torno do conceito de objetividade e dos saberes localizados" - Eliza Teixeira de Toledo (PhD in History from the Graduate Program in History of Science and Health at Casa de Oswaldo Cruz - COC-Fiocruz)
Penelope K. Hardy, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, seeks your input on her new project: a four-volume edited primary source collection tentatively titled Knowing the Oceans, 1790-1914: A Global Documentary History.
Welcome to the History and Politics of Immunity working group! We'll use our first meeting to get to know each other and briefly discuss the introductions of two influential texts that offer compelling methodological arguments for how we might think about immunity, disease, and health across disciplinary divides: Cristobal Silva's Miraculous Plagues: An Epidemiology of Early New England Narrative (2011) and Paul Ramírez's Enlightened Immunity: Mexico's Experiments with Disease Prevention in the Age of Reason (2018).
Hanin Hannouch (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz / Max-Planck-Institut), Title TBA
Aparna Nair (Assistant Professor, History of Science, University of Oklahoma-Norman), "Paper Trails and Poxes: A Global History of Vaccination Certificates and Passports"
Comment by TBA
Edna Bonhomme, Title TBA
Elise A. Mitchell (PhD candidate in History, New York University), TBA
Comment by TBA
November 17, 2021 - “Psiquiatria Genética na Eugenia alemã e no Brasil” - Pedro Muñoz (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro)
Mirjam Brusius (German Historical Institute London), Title TBA
Don James McLaughlin (Assistant Professor of English, University of Tulsa) “The Muzzle: An Object Biography”
Comment by TBA
Madhusudan Rimal, PhD student, University of Alberta will present a selected research paper and chair discussion of its contribution to the historical understanding of science in early South Asia. Paper details TBA.