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 optional in the brownbag room. 

Upcoming



“Postponed: How Three Weeks Changed the Declaration of Independence”

Brown Bag Session
Emily Sneff, William & Mary
Feb 1, 2023 at -

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New Orleans, the “Natural Depot” for Mexican Specie (1821-1861)

Brown Bag Session
Manuel A. Bautista González, University of Oxford
Feb 15, 2023 at -

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Infra-Humanism and Infrastructuralism in Thoreau

Brown Bag Session
Geoffrey Kirsch, Harvard University
Mar 1, 2023 at -

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The Muscogee Crisis: The Treaty of Indian Springs and Tribal Politics in the Native South, 1825-1827

Brown Bag Session
Tanner Allread, Stanford University
Mar 15, 2023 at -

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A Gendered Frontier: Métissage and Indigenous Enslavement in Eighteenth-Century Basse-Louisiane

Brown Bag Session
Leila K. Blackbird, University of Chicago
Mar 29, 2023 at -

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"With an Infant at the Breast": Black Mothering and Penal Punishment under the Barbados Apprenticeship System

Brown Bag Session
Halle-Mackenzie Ashby, Johns Hopkins University
Apr 12, 2023 at -

Papers are circulated in advance. For copies, please contact the McNeil Center office.  -- Halle-Mackenzie Ashby is a Ph.D. candidate in History at the Johns Hopkins University. She is the current African American…



EQUIANO, OR--! on truth and lying in a non-white sense

Brown Bag Session
Jared Robinson, University of California, Berkeley
Apr 26, 2023 at -

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