UCHI Fellowship Public Talks




Daniel Hershenzon




FALL 2016

Dissertation Fellow Research Talk, Location: UCHI, 4:00 pm 

October 5         

Jeffrey R. Egan (History)

‘Watershed Decisions: Urban Planning, Rural Protest, and the Legislative Debate Over Boston’s Quabbin Reservoir, 1919-1927’



October 19

Melanie Meinzer (Political Science)

‘Contested Consciousness: Foreign Aid and Palestinian Education in the West Bank’


October 26             

Fabiana Viglione (Literatures, Cultures & Languages)

Patterns of (Mis)Perception: Orientalism, Philhellenism and Italian National Identity in the Early 19th Century


November 2

George Moore (English)


November 16

Hilary Bogert-Winkler (History)




January 28, 2016 4:30-6:00 pm

Christiana Salah


February 4, 2016 4:30-6:00 pm

Allison Horrocks

“Ambassador with a Cookbook: Flemmie Kittrell and the International Politics of Home Economics”


 February 9, 2016 4:30-6:00 pm

Hassanaly Ladha 

“Hegel and the Postcolonial State: Aesthetics, Subjectivity, and the Idea of Freedom”


March 24, 2016 4:30-6:00 pm

Brad Simpson 

“Reclaiming the ‘First Right:’ Self-determination and International Order in the Post-War World”


March 31, 2016 4:30-6:00 pm

Diane Lillo-Martin 

“Sign Language Acquisition: Archiving and Sharing”


April 12, 2016  4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Peter Zarrow

“Utopian Democracy and the Birth of Chinese Liberalism: John Dewey, Chen Duxiu, and Hu Shi”


FALL  2015

October 27, 2015 4:00-5:30 pm

César Abadía-Barrero

Kangaroo Mother Care: A Post-Colonial Medical Innovation


November 3, 2015 4:00-5:30 pm

Joshua Schechter 


December 8, 2015 4:00-5:30 pm

Natalie Munro 

35,000 years of human foraging and farming in the Aegean:  the view from Franchthi Cave, Greece