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 Eyal Weinberg (web)(email), Ph.D. Student in History, UT Austin.

Schedule for 2017-2018

Tuesday, January 23 | 3:30-5:00pm
Kazushi Minami, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
The New Open-Door Constituents: The Global Revolution of 1968 and the Reconstruction of U.S.-Chinese Relations
Commentator: Jeremi Suri, Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
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Wednesday, January 24 | 3:00-4:30pm
Bradley Dixon
, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
The Lost British Empire of the Seventeenth-Century American South
Commentator: James Vaughn, Assistant Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin
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Thursday, February 1 | 2:00-3:30pm
Shaherzad Ahmadi
, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
Dissertation Chapter 2: Settling, Smuggling, and Schooling, 1905-1958
Commentator: Kamran Scot Aghaie, Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas at Austin
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Tuesday, February 13 | 2:00-3:30pm
Ernesto Mercado-Montero
, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
Native Waters and Imperial Borderlands: Colonists and Caribs in the Making of the Early Modern Antilles, 1620-1763
Commentator: Robert Olwell, Associate Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin
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Wednesday, March 7 | 2:00-3:30pm
Nakia D. Parker, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
“Come out to the Indian Country:” Slavery and Migration in the Antebellum Southwest
Commentator: Daina Ramey Berry, Associate Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin
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Tuesday, March 27 | 2:00-3:30pm
Adrian Masters, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Texas at Austin
Creating Law in the Spanish Empire: Petitioners, Royal Decrees, and the Council of the Indies, 1524-1598
Commentator: Susan Deans-Smith, Associate Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin
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-More to be announced-