Graduate Workshop

The workshop provides an informal forum for graduate students to present their research or papers in progress to an audience of their peers. The meetings take place from 4.15 - 6.00 pm in the Center at CGIS S-422. Please contact the workshop organizer Carla Heelan with presentation proposals for the following semester.


Spring Semester 2014

6 February
Charles Petersen
"The Era of Programs: The University of Montana and Alternative Histories of Creative Writing"

20 February
Brandon Bloch
"Contesting the Rechtsstaat: Constitutional Rights and Environmental Litigation in West Germany, 1969-1980"

13 March
Michael Tworek
"Polish Students, the Republic of Letters, and the Quest for Educational Reform in Early Modern Europe"

27 March
Paul Schmelzing
"German Self-sufficiency in the Nazi Economy: Testing the Tooze Argument for the Example of Rubber"

3 April
Carolin Roeder
"Intimate Connections: East-West Encounters on the Roof of the World, 1958-1974"

8 April
David Singerman
"'Sugar Machinery Work is All of a Special Nature': Craftsmanship, Chemistry, and Paper from Glasgow to the Caribbean"

17 April
Carla M. Heelan
"The Gothic State: August Reichensperger and the Aesthetics of Particularism in Nineteenth-Century Germany"

22 April
James McSpadden
"A Culture of Exceptions: City Administration and Street Renamings in Nazi Berlin"


Past Graduate workshops »