Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

New Work in Progress Series

The Institute for Historical Studies' New Work in Progress Series highlights new research by advanced graduate students at the University of Texas and visiting graduate scholars from other institutions. The meetings are hour-long workshops, each of which focuses on one pre-circulated paper. Come join us for tea and snacks, share your insights, and help our presenters perfect their research projects!

Unless otherwise noted, workshops take place in GAR 4.100. Free and open to the public. RSVP requested.

Schedule for 2015-2016

Wednesday, December 2
Maria Jose Afanador, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
The Invention of New Granada: Territorial Knowledge, Jurisdictional Order, and the Expansion of the Colonial Frontier, 1739-1808
Commentator: Lina Del Castillo, Assistant Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin
RSVP by 9 a.m., Monday, Nov. 30.

Wednesday, February 3
Christopher Heaney, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
The Ancient Peruvian Panopticon: Mortuary Sovereignty and Atlantic Museums in Andean Independence, 1780-1841
Commentator: Bianca Premo, IHS Fellow and Associate Professor of History, Florida International University
RSVP by 9 a.m., Monday, Feb. 1.

Tuesday, May 3
M. Hadi Hosainy, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
Gendered Justice: Women in the Seventeenth-century Court of Istanbul
Commentator: Mary Neuburger, Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin
RSVP by 9 a.m., Monday, May 2.
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For more information on the New Work in Progress series, contact Graduate Research Assistant and NWP Program Coordinator Samantha Rubino (web)(email), Ph.D. Student in History, UT Austin.