Past Archived Events

Atlantic Studies Research Group - "Americae Pars Magis Cognita, Frankfurt, 1592" by Theodoro De Bry [Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries]

 

"Americae Pars Magis Cognita, Frankfurt, 1592"
by Theodoro De Bry
Special Collections
University of Miami Libraries

 

SPRING 2015

Monday, February 9, 2015 at 12:30pm
Workshop:  Amelia Hintzen (UM, History Grad Student), Geographies of Power: The Trujillo Regime, Sugar, and anti-Haitianism, 1930-1945. Ashe 621.

Thursday March 5, 2015 at 4:30pm
Visiting Speaker:
Duncan Faherty, Associate Professor of English, Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Otto G. Richter Library, 3rd Floor Conf Room
'To exclude the use of foreign sugars:' Haiti, Narrative Temporality, and The Early American Novel
Sponsored by the Center for the Humanities. Co-sponsored by American Studies Program, the Department of History and the Department of English
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Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 12:30pm
Workshop:  Martha Schoolman (FIU, English), “Samuel Ringgold Ward’s Agricultural Aspirations.” Ashe 621

FALL 2014

Tuesday October 7, 2014
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Raphael Dalleo, Associate Professor of English, Florida Atlantic University
Afroantillanismo, the Marvelous Real, and the Occupation: Alejo Carpentier from Cuba to Paris to Haiti
Ashe Administration Building, Room 621

Thursday November 20, 2014
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Martin Nesvig, Associate Professor of History, University of Miami
"Power, Coconuts, and Regions of Refuge in Colonial Colima"
Ashe Administration Building, Room 621

Spring 2014

Thursday March 27, 4:30 p.m.
Otto G. Richter Library, 3rd Floor Conference Room

"Polar Imprints: The News at the Ends of the Earth"
Hester Blum, Associate Professor of English, Penn State University
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Friday, March 28 - 11:00am
Otto G. Richter Library, Center for the Humanities Conf Room, Suite 100

Oceanic Studies Workshop
Hester Blum, Associate Professor of English, Penn State University

Spring 2011

Friday March 4, 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
CAS Gallery, UM

Symposium in honor of Sandra Paquet: “The Present Future of Caribbean Literary and Cultural Studies”
Sandra Paquet Symposium

Tuesday March 29, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
CIB 3055

Warren Dym (History, UM), "Mercury, Magistral, and Salt: Silver Refining and the Enlightenment in Barrels"
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Tuesday April 5, 3:30 p.m.
3rd floor conference room Richter Library, UM

Jane Landers (Vanderbilt U), “The Atlantic Lives of Francisco Menéndez: Mandinga Captive, Warrior for the Yamasee, and Vassal of the Spanish King in Florida and Cuba”

Thursday April 15, 4:30 p.m.
CAS Gallery

Jane Rhodes (Macalester College), "From Jim Crow to Sigmund Freud: Transnationality, Psychoanalysis, and the remaking of a Black American."

Friday April 15, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
FIU

Jason Pearl (English, FIU), "Desert Islands and Urban Solitudes in the Crusoe Trilogy."
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FALL 2010

Thursday October 15, 12:30-2:00 pm - CIB 5063

Monsters, Ruins, and the Indian Experience 
Yvette Piggush (History, FIU)
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Thursday November 18, 12:30-2:00 pm - CIB 5063

Karl Gunther (History, UM)

"Dealing with Heretics: Protestants and the Sword in the early English Reformation"
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SPRING 2010

February 4-5, 2010

Atlantic Narratives Symposium

Thursday March 25, 12:30-2:00 pm - CIB 5063

Rebecca Brienen (Art History, UM)
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Friday April 23, 12:30-2:00 pm - Memorial 125D

Jenna Gibbs (History, FIU)

“By birth a Briton, my heart clings to America”: Susanna Rowson’s
Antislavery and Feminist Ideals in Transatlantic Perspective
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FALL 2009

Tues., Sept. 29 12:30 - 2:00 pm - CIB 5063 

Monique Bedasse "Black Internationalism: Jamaica and Tanzania Chant Down Babylon in Theory and Praxis."

Wednesday, October 21 12:30 pm - CIB 5063

John Funchion “Exporting Locality: Gilbert Imlay’s The Emigrants and Transatlantic Regionalism after the Revolution.” 

Tuesday, November 17 12:30 pm - Wolfson 4027

Eduardo Elena "Point of Departure: Travel and Nationalism in Ernesto Guevara's Argentina."
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