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Final Public Oral Exam: Skyler Gordon
Militarizing Civil Rights: The Institutionalization of Equal Opportunity in the U.S. Armed Forces, 1966–1976
May 20, 2024, 1:00 pm
U.S. 20th Century
Final Public Oral Exam: Adhitya Dhanapal
Shaping an Artisanal Future: Decolonization, Development and the Handloom Weavers of Madras, 1904 – 64
May 20, 2024, 10:00 am
South Asia/India/Post Colonial
Final Public Oral Exam: Patrick Monson
Imperializing Pluralism: Legal Reform, Language Rights, and Shifting Pluralities in Imperial Russia's Baltic Provinces, 1860–1917
May 2, 2024, 1:00 pm
Final Public Oral Exam: Julia Marino
Fighting for Capitalism's Cutting Edge: The Post-Industrial Campaign for American Competitiveness
Jan 29, 2024, 10:00 am
Final Public Oral Exam: Hannah Stamler
Patrimony in Miniature: French Childhood, Culture, and Media in the Shadow of Depopulation, 1900-1940
Jan 23, 2024, 10:00 am
Final Public Oral Exam: José Edwin Argueta Funes
Hawaiian Common Law: Adoption, Legal Change, and Cultural Difference, 1840-1940
Dec 11, 2023, 1:00 pm
Legal/Constitutional
U.S. 19th Century
Final Public Oral Exam: Zheng Guan
Making a Modern "Ancient Capital": City Wall Preservation and Urban Renewal in Twentieth-Century Xi'an, China
Dec 8, 2023, 1:00 pm
East Asia
Final Public Oral Exam: Liane Hewitt
Monopoly Menace: The Rise and Fall of Cartel Capitalism in Western Europe, 1918-1957
Nov 9, 2023, 1:00 pm
Modern Europe
World/Global/Transnational
Final Public Oral Exam: Gabrielle Girard
Modeling Democracy: The Global History of an Argentine Human Rights Experiment, 1983-2000
Oct 31, 2023, 10:00 am
Latin America and Caribbean
Final Public Oral Exam: Megan Armknecht
Diplomatic Households and the Foundations of U.S. Diplomacy, 1789–1870
Sep 29, 2023, 1:00 pm
U.S. 19th Century
Women/Gender/Sexuality
World/Global/Transnational
Final Public Oral Exam: Robert Yee
The Rise of Expert Opinion: The Bank of England and Interwar Economic Governance, 1914–1940
Sep 12, 2023, 10:00 am
Final Public Oral Exam: Jeremy Schneider
Reawakening the Ammonites: A History of the Lost World, 1500-1900
Sep 11, 2023, 1:00 pm
Final Public Oral Exam: Saumyashree Ghosh
Beyond Sovereignty: Governance and Islam in India's Southern Littoral, circa 1700-1900
Sep 8, 2023, 1:00 pm
Final Public Oral Exam: Daniel Ewert
Punitive Paperwork: Fingerprinting and Criminal Background Checks in Modern America
Sep 8, 2023, 12:30 pm
Final Public Oral Exam: Min Tae Cha
Constitutional Religion: Presbyterianism between the British and American Empires
Aug 30, 2023, 2:00 pm
Final Public Oral Exam: Benjamin Lindquist
Conversational Computing: Speech Synthesis from Assistive Technology to Artificial Intelligence, 1930–1980
Aug 29, 2023, 1:00 pm
Final Public Oral Exam: Niharika Yadav
Languages of Socialism: Caste and Democracy in Postcolonial India, 1930–1960
Aug 25, 2023, 1:00 pm
Final Public Oral Exam: Richard Spiegel
Attention and Society: The Politics of Consciousness in Central Europe, 1720–1890
Aug 24, 2023, 3:00 pm
Final Public Oral Exam: Noelle Bodick
A Prison, a Castle, a Web, a Flower: American Experiments in Family Life
Aug 18, 2023, 1:00 pm
Final Public Oral Exam: Jenne O'Brien
Making the Manifold: Bernhard Riemann's Habilitation Lecture, Mathematics, and German Universities
Aug 10, 2023, 1:30 pm
History of Science