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Calendar

Updated: November 4, 2019

Currently scheduled events, sponsored, co-sponsored, or of import to the Department of History are listed below. 
Click here to see the S20 base schedule. 

All department meetings and VHS seminars are held at 3:10 pm on Mondays.  

Spring 2020

  • Jan. 21, 4:10 pm, Wilson 126, A&S Faculty meeting
  • Jan. 27, 3:10 pm, Divinity room 124, Vanderbilt History Seminar. Elizabeth Thornberry, Johns Hopkins University, "Imagining African Law: Black Intellectuals and the Politics of Custom in Segregationist South Africa." VHS Co-Directors: Moses Ochonu and Bill Caferro . Talk based on a pre-circulated paper that can be picked up in Benson 227, no electronic copies are available. Please contact Moses Ochonu for a paper.
  • Feb 3, 12:00-1:30 pm, Room TBD, The Legal History Colloquium presents,  Cosimo Cascione, Professor of Roman Law, University of Naples.  "Policing Rome and the Empire." Contact: Prof. Emily Greble.
  • Feb. 3, 3:10 pm, BT 123, Full Department Meeting (Faculty)
  • Feb. 17, 3:10 pm, Divinity room 124, Vanderbilt History Seminar. Rohit De, Yale, "Mobile Indian Lawyers and Local Histories of Minority Rights." VHS Co-Directors: Moses Ochonu and Bill Caferro . Talk based on a pre-circulated paper that can be picked up in Benson 227, no electronic copies are available. Please contact Moses Ochonu for a paper.
  • Feb. 17, Summer 2020 classes up on YES
  • Feb. 18, 4:10 pm, Wilson 126, A&S Faculty meeting
  • Feb. 20, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, room tba, Americanist Lunch Seminar presents Emily Conroy-Krutz (Michigan State University) and Melani McAlister (Columbia University) Lunch will be provided, first come first serve.
  • Feb. 20, time tba, Black Cultural Center, Alejandro de la Fuente, Harvard University, Black Atlantic speaker for the Circum-Atlantic Studies Seminar.  Sponsored by the Robert Penn Warren Center, Co-sponsored by the Department of History.
  • Feb. 26 mid-semester deficiency reports open.  DUE March 4.
  • Feb. 27, time tba, Cohen 203 (tentative), Jane Landers presents on Visionary Aponte Exhibition and the SSDA records, closing reception. 
  • Feb. 29 - March 8, Spring holidays
  • March 9, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Room TBD, The Legal History Colloquium presents,  John Torpey, Presidential Professor of Sociology and History, the Graduate Center (CUNY). Contact: Prof. Emily Greble.
  • March 9, 3:10 pm, BT 123,  Full department meeting 
  • March 9, Fall 2020 schedule posted on YES
  • March 10,  Americanist Lunch Seminar presents Danielle Stubbe. This seminar coordinated by Catherine Molineux and Kyle Romero. Lunch will be provided, first come first serve.
  • March 13, last day students may withdraw from a class
  • March 16, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Room TBD, The Legal History Colloquium presents,  Stuart Carroll, Professor of Early Modern History, York University. Contact: Prof. Emily Greble.
  • March 23, Summer 2020 open enrollment begins
  • March 24, 4:10 pm, Wilson 126, A&S Faculty meeting
  • March 30, 3:10 pm, Divinity room 124, Vanderbilt History Seminar. Patrick Geary, IAS/Princeton, "The New Genetic History and the End of the Roman Empire." VHS Co-Directors: Moses Ochonu and Bill Caferro . Talk based on a pre-circulated paper that can be picked up in Benson 227, no electronic copies are available. Please contact Moses Ochonu for a paper.
  • April 2, Spring Faculty Assembly 
  • April 2 - 5, OAH annual meeting, Washington, DC
  • April 3-4 Conference: "The European Counter Reformation and the British Isles." 
  • Apr. 6, 3:10 pm, BT 123, Full department meeting (faculty)
  • April 13, Moratorium on major cards
  • April 13, Fall 2020 registration opens
  • April 14, 4:10 pm, Wilson 126, A&S Faculty meeting
  • April 14, DEAD WEEK through April 20
  • April 20, Last day of classes
  • April 20, 3:10 pm, BT 123, Full department meeting (faculty)
  • April 21 - 30, Reading day and undergraduate exams
  • April 25- Workshop: "Transnational History in an Unequal World"
  • May 1, Fall registration closes
  • May 5, 3 :10 pm, Wilson 126, A&S Faculty meeting
  • May 7, 3 - 4:30 pm, Benson Hall outside on south lawn, Department Reception for Graduating Seniors
  • May 8, COMMENCEMENT