Brown Bag Sessions

Please join us from 12:30 to 1:45 pm approximately twice a month on Wednesday afternoons between September and May for our Works-in-Progress Brown Bag Series. Works-in-Progress papers are circulated in advance. For copies or Zoom links, please contact mceas@sas.upenn.edu. Masks are required in the brownbag room. 

Upcoming



"The Black Jeremiad: Speculative Indigeneity in Ottobah Cugoano and the Haitian Declaration of Independence"

Brown Bag Session
Raymond Leonard, Rutgers University
Sep 28, 2022 at -

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"'The Proper Instruments for Carrying on War': War and Maritime Enslavement in the Lesser Antilles, 1756–63"

Brown Bag Session
Christopher Baldwin, University of Toronto
Oct 12, 2022 at -

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"Bridging the Atlantic: Chinese Tea and the Eighteenth-Century Cultural Pathways"

Brown Bag Session
Yiyun Huang, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Oct 26, 2022 at -

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"'Consented to be Bound to a Contract': A Material History of Coolie Contracts in Nineteenth-Century Cuba"

Brown Bag Session
Rebecca Liu, Princeton University
Nov 9, 2022 at -

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"Sensing Time: Embodied Temporalities in Makers' Spaces in the Atlantic World"

Brown Bag Session
Alexandra Macdonald, William & Mary
Nov 30, 2022 at -

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