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
Commenter: 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

Commenter: 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
Commenter: Joshua Frens-String, Assistant Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin
Info: https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/historicalstudies/events/47855

Thursday, February 7 | 3:00-4:30pm
Jimena Perry, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
“We cannot Die for Nothing”: Displaying Political Violence at the National Museum of Colombia
Commenter: Donna De Cesare, Associate Professor of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin
Info: forthcoming

Tuesday, February 19 | 12:30-2:00pm
Chris Babits, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
The Diseased and the Demonized: The Intellectual World of the Early Ex-Gay Movement, 1968-1980
Commenter: Rachel Ozanne, Ph.D., Lecturer in History, University of Texas at Austin
Info: forthcoming

Wednesday, February 27 | 3:00-4:30pm
Christopher S. Rose, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
Being Sick in British Egypt, 1882-1914
Commenter: Abena Osseo-Asare, Associate Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin
Info: forthcoming

Tuesday, May 7 | 3:30-5:00pm
Christina Villarreal, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
Desire Paths: Making Space Emancipatory in the Gulf Coast Borderlands
Commenter: Daina Ramey Berry, Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professorship in History, University of Texas at Austin
Info: forthcoming

Date and Time TBA
Sandy F. Chang, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
Intimate Frontiers in Malaya: The Making of the Chinese Protectorate in the Age of Modern Migration Control, 1877-1935
Commenter: 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: forthcoming