The Department of History
Brown Bag Series

Fall 2016

950 University Hall


September 14
Kevin Schultz, Louis Mercer and Gosia Fidelis
"The Art of Grantsmanship: How to Find and Apply for Graduate Student Research and Writing Grants"

September 21 
Richard Levy (UIC)
"The Impact of the Holocaust on the Study of Antisemitism"

September 28 
 "UIC History Open House" (12-2pm)

October 5
Jonathan Daly (UIC)
“The Pleiade: Michael Karpovich’s stellar cohort of Russian historians.”

October 11
Alexander Semyonov
(Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg Russia)
"Imperial and Global Histories: A convergence?"

October 19 
Marina Mogilner (UIC)
“ARA Relief Campaign in Soviet Russia, Jewish Anthropometric Statistics, and the Scientific Promise of Integration”

October 26
Laurie Matheson (Director of the University of Illinois Press)
“Publishing in a Brave New World”

November 2
Alison Orton (UIC)
"More than Just Good Beer: Pilsner Beer as a Connector and a Divider of National and International Communities, 1895-1910."

November 9
Katerina Boltunova 
(Associate Professor, National Research University “Moscow Higher School of Economics”, Russia)
“Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center and Politics of Memory in Contemporary Russia”

November 30
Michal Wilczewski (UIC)
"The Modern Girl's Rural Sister: Migration and the Rise of Young Women in the Polish Countryside, 1918-1939"