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Past Events

Feb
19
2018

Cakes and Classes

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come, eat cake, and talk with history professors about courses they’ll teach this spring!

Feb
16
2018

Race and the Founding of the United States

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

A conversation about Race and the Founders, between Harvard Law School’s Annette Gordon Reed and Rutgers History Professor Erica Armstrong...

Jan
24
2018

Nao Lecture: Tatiana Seijas

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This year's Nao Lecture will feature Tatiana Seijas from Penn State University, who will speak about indigenous peoples' confrontation with...

Nov
28
2017

Garry Wills

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

A moderated conversation about Wills’ Inventing America and Lincoln at Gettysburg.

Nov
16
2017

The Strange Career of William Ellis

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Karl Jacoby will talk about his book, The Strange Career of William Ellis. A new story of the black experience...

Nov
9
2017

Cakes and Classes

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The History Department welcomes you to our CAKES AND CLASSES event on Thursday, November 9th in Harris Hall, Room 108,...

Oct
23
2017

Holocaust lecture by Jan GRABOWSKI (HEF/CCHS)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies (CCHS) in collaboration with the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern (HEF)Jan GRABOWSKI...

Apr
4
2017

Lecture on India by Anand Yang (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

The Chabraja Center for Historical Studies  lunch lecture (lunch starts at 12:15, the lecture about 12:30 p.m.): Anand YANG (University of...

Nov
3
2016

"ISIL and the Global Past" lecture (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

The Chabraja Center for Historical Studies  lunch lecture (lunch starts at 12:15, the lecture about 12:30 p.m.): Giancarlo CASALE (University of...

Sep
27
2016

Spaces of the Holocaust lecture (CCHS/HEF)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

The Chabraja Center for Historical Studies in collaboration with the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern (HEF): Paul JASKOT (DePaul University), author...

Jan
27
2016

CCHS Lecture on China by Kenneth POMERANZ

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

CCHS Lunch Lecture Series from 12:15 to 1:50 p.m. (with catered lunch): Kenneth POMERANZ (University of Chicago) “How Did China Get so...

Nov
12
2015

CCHS lunch lecture on Big History

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

CCHS Lunch Lecture Series from 12:15 to 1:50 p.m. (with catered lunch): Geoffrey PARKER (Ohio State University) “Big History: How not...

May
8
2015

CCHS conference on Histories of Leisure

All day

Conference convened byCCHS graduate Breen Fellow Keith Rathbone on“Parks and Recreation: Histories of Leisure” with keynote speaker Rudy Koshar (University...

Apr
10
2015

CCHS "Insurgencies" conference

All day

Conference convened by CCCH graduate Breen Fellow Alex Hobson on “Insurgencies”with keynote speaker Martin A. Miller (Duke University) and commentator...

Apr
2
2015

CCHS/CAAH lecture on histories of slavery

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Chabraja Center for Historical Studies and the Center for African American History present the joint CCHS/CAAH Distinguished lecture on African...

Oct
16
2014

CCHS lecture on "Mosquitoes and Revolutions"

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Lunch lecture from 12:15 to 1:50 p.m. (a catered lunch is served): J.R. McNeill (Georgetown University)“Mosquitoes and Revolutions: The Greater Caribbean,...

Oct
9
2014

CCHS/CRW lecture on China, Rome, and Modernity

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

In collaboration with the Classical Receptions Workshop of the Kaplan Institute for the Humanities: Walter SCHEIDEL (Stanford University)“The Long Reach of...

May
9
2014

"Reputations in History" conference

All day

CONFERENCE convened by Andrea Felber SELIGMAN “Reputations in History”Keynote speaker: Jennifer COLE (University of Chicago)Guest commentator: Carolyn PODRUCHNY (York University,...

May
20
2013

CCHS lecture on the American West

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Lecture from 12:15 to 1:50 p.m. with light catered lunch   Elliott WEST (University of Arkansas) "The Greater Reconstruction:  Re-thinking the American...

Mar
1
2013

CCHS conference on "Cultures of Borrowing"

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Conference convened by CCHS Fellow Michael Martoccio “CULTURES OF BORROWING: Debt in History” Friday, March 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. FREE...

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