Termcard

Trinity term 2021

Term dates: Sunday 25 April to Saturday 19 June
Venue: All events will be held online until further notice.

Accessibility: Our events are currently on Zoom and open to all.

 

1st Week

Monday

26 April

15:00-16:00

American History Graduate Seminar

Jacob Brandler (Linacre)

Rust Underneath: How the Missouri Supreme Court’s turn Towards Comity and Away from Personhood During the Golden Age of Freedom Suits Paved the Way for Dred Scott

Open to all history graduate students. Many papers are pre-circulated: for details please email elizabeth.rees@stcatz.ox.ac.uk and barney.hagan@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk.

Tuesday

27 April

13:00-14:00

American History Research Seminar

Maximilien Zahnd (RAI Fellow in Residence)

Settler Colonialism, Alaska Natives and Tribal Sovereignty: The Socio-Legal History of the Native Village of Venetie Tribal Government

To receive Zoom links and pre-circulated papers, please join the AHRS mailing list by sending a blank email to: ahrs-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

Thursday

29 April

17:00-18:30

RAI-Latin American Centre Joint Seminar

Caitlin Fitz (Northwestern University)

Latin America and the Radicalization of US Abolition

For the meeting link, please email elvira.ryan@lac.ox.ac.uk unless you are already on the Latin American Centre mailing list.

2nd Week

Monday

3 May

15:00-16:00

American History Graduate Seminar

Social Media Panel

Daniel Rowe, Adam Smith (RAI)

Open to all history graduate students. Many papers are pre-circulated: for details please email elizabeth.rees@stcatz.ox.ac.uk and barney.hagan@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk.

Tuesday

4 May

13:00-14:00

American History Research Seminar

Emma Teitelman (Cambridge)

Class and State in America’s Greater Reconstruction

To receive Zoom links and pre-circulated papers, please join the AHRS mailing list by sending a blank email to: ahrs-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

Wednesday

5 May

16:30-18:00

Oxford Early American Republic Seminar

Justene Hill Edwards (Virginia)

Book talk: Unfree Markets: The Slaves’ Economy and the Rise of Capitalism in South Carolina (Columbia University Press, 2021)

To register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FT5V4WPSTWqbntYPZ6d5Pg

The Oxford Early American Republic Seminar facilitates a network for UK-based graduate students and early career scholars who study the United States between the Revolution and Reconstruction. All are welcome to attend. Many papers are pre-circulated: for details please email grace.mallon@univ.ox.ac.uk or stephen.symchych@sant.ox.ac.uk.

3rd Week

Monday

10 May

15:00-16:00

American History Graduate Seminar

Lynne Foote (Harris Manchester)

"Till Now We Stand at Last": Transatlantic African American Networks around Black Art Music, 1893 to 1912

Open to all history graduate students. Many papers are pre-circulated: for details please email elizabeth.rees@stcatz.ox.ac.uk and barney.hagan@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk.

Tuesday

11 May

15:00-16:00

American History Research Seminar

Jonathan Bell (University College London)

“The importance of money in the therapeutic relationship”: sexual health services and the politics of LGBTQ rights in 1970s and 80s America

To receive Zoom links and pre-circulated papers, please join the AHRS mailing list by sending a blank email to: ahrs-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

Wednesday

12 May

13:00-14:00

Fellows’ Forum

Olivia Wright (RAI Fellow in Residence)

“Walk with Us”: Women’s Prison Zines as Collective Autobiography

4th Week

Monday

17 May

15:00-16:00

American History Graduate Seminar

Neil Suchak (Kellogg)

“A War with England is Like a Civil War”. Arbitration and the Monroe Doctrine in the 1895

Venezuela Dispute

Open to all history graduate students. Many papers are pre-circulated: for details please email elizabeth.rees@stcatz.ox.ac.uk and barney.hagan@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk.

Tuesday

18 May

13:00-14:00

American History Research Seminar

Uta Balbier (Kings College London)

Safari for Souls: Billy Graham, US Evangelicalism, and the Cold War in Africa

To receive Zoom links and pre-circulated papers, please join the AHRS mailing list by sending a blank email to: ahrs-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

Wednesday

19 May

16:30-18:00

Oxford Early American Republic Seminar

Aaron R. Hall (Minnesota)

The Missouri Crisis of Constitutional Authority

All are welcome to attend. Many papers are pre-circulated: for details please email grace.mallon@univ.ox.ac.uk or stephen.symchych@sant.ox.ac.uk.

Thursday

20 May

17:30-18:30

American Literature Research Seminar

Thomas Constantinesco (Université Paris Diderot/Oxford)

Emerson’s Economy of Pain

To receive Zoom links and circulated readings, please join the ALRS mailing list by sending a blank email to: alrs-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

5th Week

Monday

24 May

15:00-16:00

American History Graduate Seminar

Academic Reviews Panel

Mandy Izadi, Adam Smith, Sonia Tycko (RAI)

Open to all history graduate students. Many papers are pre-circulated: for details please email elizabeth.rees@stcatz.ox.ac.uk and barney.hagan@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk.

Tuesday

25 May

13:00-14:00

American History Research Seminar

Michael S. Foley (Université Grenoble Alpes)

Johnny Cash and Black Lives

To receive Zoom links and pre-circulated papers, please join the AHRS mailing list by sending a blank email to: ahrs-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

Wednesday

26 May

13:00-14:00

Fellows’ Forum

Tom Packer (RAI Associate Fellow)

Reassessing Jesse Helms, Reassessing the New Southern Conservatism and Race

Thursday

27 May

17:00-18:15

RAI Book Club

Joe Sacco’s Paying the Land (2020)

Speakers:

Joe Sacco

Hillary Chute (Northeastern University/New York Times Book Review Graphic Content Columnist)

Paul Andrew (former Chief of Tulita, Canada, and CBC Broadcaster)

Please register for this event here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_U0oYVdEQRSuBWmzWMpTMJA

Friday

28 May

09:30-12:30

Special Event

Visual Art in Narrative Fiction: An Event with Author Amy Sackville

Panel discussion followed by Q&A with the author

Speakers:

Amy Sackville

Nicholas Gaskill (Oxford)

Zachary Seager (RAI)

Charlotte Terrell (Oxford)

Grace Cowtan (Oxford)

Malaika Sutter (Bern)

Jonathan Sarfin (Bern)

Sign up with the event organiser (sofie.behluli@lincoln@ox.ac.uk), who will pre-circulate the reading material and the Zoom link one week in advance.

6th Week

Monday

31 May

15:00-16:00

American History Graduate Seminar

Productive Second Year Panel

Daniel Rowe, Mitchell Robertson, Rivers Gambrell (RAI)

Open to all history graduate students. Many papers are pre-circulated: for details please email elizabeth.rees@stcatz.ox.ac.uk and barney.hagan@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk.

Wednesday

2 June

16:30-17:30

Oxford Early American Republic Seminar

Alina I. Scott (UT Austin)

Contextualizing Wampanoag Women’s Petitions in the Era of Removal, 1800-1835

All are welcome to attend. Many papers are pre-circulated: for details please email grace.mallon@univ.ox.ac.uk or stephen.symchych@sant.ox.ac.uk.

7th Week

Monday

7 June

15:00-16:00

American History Graduate Seminar

Gwion Jones (Univ.)

Between Scylla and Charybdis: Religion and the Meaning of Union in the Border States, 1861-1865

Open to all history graduate students. Many papers are pre-circulated: for details please email elizabeth.rees@stcatz.ox.ac.uk and barney.hagan@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk.

Tuesday

8 June

17:00-18:30

Winant Lecture in American Government

The American Civil Rights State: The Role of Federal Power in the Pursuit of Racial Justice

Robert Lieberman (Johns Hopkins University)

Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5Zcs6JwcRxqEc7pV6gzicg

Thursday

10 June

13:00-17:00

Special Event

Continuities and Disruptions in Transatlantic Histories

Hosted by Sulgrave Manor and the RAI

Speakers:

Tom Cutterham (Birmingham), Sam Edwards (MMU), Nadia Hilliard (UCL), Grace Mallon (Oxford), Adam Smith (RAI), Nigel Bowles (RAI)

8th Week

Monday

14 June

15:00-16:00

American History Graduate Seminar

Tom Packer (RAI/UCL)

The North Carolina Republican Party: A Case Study in Factionalism 1972-1994

Open to all history graduate students. Many papers are pre-circulated: for details please email elizabeth.rees@stcatz.ox.ac.uk and barney.hagan@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk.

Wednesday

16 June

17:00-20:30

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Thursday

17 June

17:00-20:30

Symposium

Rhetorics of Reading: American Contexts and Methods in Literary Studies

Speakers: Angus Brown (Birmingham), Merve Emre (Oxford), Jennifer Fleissner (Indiana), Nicholas Gaskill (Oxford), Yogita Goyal (UCLA), Mark Jerng (UC Davis), Rachel Malkin (Oxford), Lloyd Pratt (Oxford)

Wednesday

16 June

16:30-18:00

Oxford Early American Republic Seminar

Frank Garmon (Christopher Newport University)

Wealth and Economic Growth in the Early American Republic, 1775–1815

All are welcome to attend. Many papers are pre-circulated: for details please email grace.mallon@univ.ox.ac.uk or stephen.symchych@sant.ox.ac.uk.