Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

New Work in Progress Series

The Institute for Historical Studies' New Work in Progress Series highlights new research by advanced graduate students at the University of Texas and visiting graduate scholars from other institutions. The meetings are hour-long workshops, each of which focuses on one pre-circulated paper. Come join us for coffee and snacks, share your insights, and help our presenters perfect their research projects!

Unless otherwise noted, workshops take place in GAR 4.100. Free and open to the public. RSVP requested.

Schedule for 2015-2016

Wednesday, December 2
Maria Jose Afanador, Ph.D. Candidate in History, UT Austin
The Invention of New Granada: Territorial Knowledge, Jurisdictional Order, and the Expansion of the Colonial Frontier, 1739-1808
Commentator: Lina Del Castillo, Assistant Professor of History, UT Austin
RSVP by 9 a.m., Monday, Nov. 30.

More to be announced.

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For more information on the New Work in Progress series, contact Graduate Research Assistant and NWP Program Coordinator Samantha Rubino (web)(email), Ph.D. Student in History, UT Austin.