NIU History Graduate Student Association Conference

Are you interested to learn about new research in History? Have you considered pursuing historical studies and engaging in original historical research? Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a professional historian?

Here is an opportunity to learn about the practice of History from M.A. students and Ph.D. candidates who are pursuing original historical research on diverse periods of American and World History….

The NIU History Graduate Student Association (HGSA) Conference will be held this Friday 1 April 2022.

All Northern Illinois University students and members of the public interested in History are invited to attend this online conference by tuning into a single panel session or the entire conference.

Graduate students in History from Northern Illinois University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Rutgers University, Villanova University, Fresno State University, and Shiv Nadar University (New Delhi) will be presenting their research.

Professor James Sweet, Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Recent President of the American Historical Association, will deliver the keynote lecture on “Mutiny on the Black Prince: Slavery, Piracy, and the Limits of Liberty in the Revolutionary Atlantic World” at 2:30 PM.

Due to ongoing concerns with Covid-19, the conference was again moved to an online format. The conference will be conducted entirely via Zoom.

Please see the full NIU HGSA Conference Program is available online.

Please contact the NIU Department of History at for Zoom link access.

For more information on the M.A. and Ph.D. Programs in History at NIU, see the HGSA website and the Department of History website.

This entry was posted in Atlantic World, Conferences, Graduate Work in History, History of Race and Racism, History of Slavery, History of Violence, Maritime History, Northern Illinois University, Piracy, Revolts and Revolutions. Bookmark the permalink.

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