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 workshops focus 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. Please RSVP to: cmeador@austin.utexas.edu. For more information on the New Work in Progress series, contact Graduate Research Assistant and NWP Program Coordinator Kazushi Minami (web)(email), Ph.D. Candidate in History, UT Austin.


Schedule for 2018-2019

Thursday, October 4 | 12:30-1:45pm
Elizabeth O'Brien, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
The ‘Salvation That Only Medicine Can Provide’: State Secularization and Reproductive
Surgery
in Republican Mexico, 1844-1876
Commentator: Lina del Castillo, Assistant Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin
Info: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/historicalstudies/events/47988

Wednesday, October 24 | 3:00-4:30pm
Kristie Flannery, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
Empire by Expulsion: Sangleyes, Chinese Mestizos, and Violent Demographic Reform in the
Philippines following the Seven Years’ War, 1764-1775

Commentator: Madeline Y. Hsu, Professor of History, and Faculty Affiliate of Asian American Studies, Asian Studies, and Mexican American and Latina_o Studies, University of Texas at Austin
Info: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/historicalstudies/events/47857

Tuesday, November 27 | 9:30-11:00am
Eyal Weinberg
, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
Doctors on Trial: The Struggle for Medical Ethics, Accountability, and Transition to Democracy in 1980s Brazil
Commentator: Joshua Frens-String, Assistant Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin
Info: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/historicalstudies/events/47855



More to be announced.