The Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies will present 12 events for the winter 2015 term, including talks by Sueann Caulfield, Ra'anan Boustan, Jennifer L. Morgan, Joshua H. Cole, Brigitte Miriam Bedos-Rezak, and Ishita Pande. All programs take place in 1014 Tisch Hall and are free and open to the public. Click links below for details, including guest biographies, lecture abstracts (when available), and panelist affiliations. Link here to view the winter 2015 poster.

January 8 (4pm), Sueann Caulfield
Associate Professor of History, University of Michigan
Lecture: "Jesus v. Jesus: Legitimacy Law, Patronage Networks, and the Transfer of Wealth in a Nineteenth-Century African-Bahian Family"

January 9 (12pm), Symposium: "Empathy and Experience in the Writing of History"
Panelists: Matthew Countryman, Tara Dosumu Diener, Sherry Funches, Amanda Hendrix-Komoto, William Glover, Howard Brick (chair)

January 29 (4pm), Ra'anan Boustan
Associate Professor of History, University of California, Los Angeles
Lecture: "Matter of Contention: Relics of the Biblical Past Between Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity"

January 30 (12pm), Graduate Student Workshop
Panelists: Ra'anan Boustan, Ismail Alatas, Jonathan Brack, Michail Kitsos, Shira Schwartz, Rachel Neis (chair)

February 5 (4pm), Jennifer L. Morgan
Professor of History, New York University
Lecture: "Partus Sequitur Ventrem: Slave Law and the History of Women in Slavery"

February 6 (12pm), Graduate Student Workshop
Panelists: Jennifer L. Morgan, Adriana Chira, Emily Macgillivray, Marie Stango, Anthony P. Mora (chair)

February 19 (4pm), Joshua H. Cole
Professor of History, University of Michigan
Lecture: "Exit, Voice, and Provocation: Menace and Vulnerability in Interwar French Algeria"

February 26 (4pm), Symposium: "Temporality Across Disciplines"
Panelists: Katherine French, Cameron Gibelyou, Piotr Michalowski, Paul N. Edwards, Martin S. Pernick (chair)

March 26 (4pm), Brigitte Miriam Bedos-Rezak
Professor of History, New York University
Lecture: "Printed Matter Before the Printing Press"

April 3 (12pm), Symposium: "Museums as a Site of Knowledge-Production"
Panelists: Amanda Respess, Raymond Silverman, Carla Sinopoli, Michelle McClellan (chair)

April 16 (4pm), Ishita Pande
Associate Professor of History, Queen's University
Lecture: "Forensic Proofs of Age and the Enactment of Childhood in Colonial India"

April 17 (12pm), Graduate Student Workshop
Panelists: Ishita Pande, Joshua Hubbard, Katya Mishuris, Farina Mir (chair)