Save the Date: Brown Bag Research Workshops Begin Monday, Feb. 25

The Atlantic World History program is pleased to announce this Spring’s Brown Bag Workshop series.

This series of workshops will provide a friendly space for current History graduate students who are engaged in Atlantic-oriented research projects to present work-in-progress, dialogue with faculty and other graduate students and receive feedback as they develop their projects in preparation for the completion of M.A. thesis requirements, conference presentations and or future publication.

The first paper in this Spring’s series will feature Patrick Herman’s research examining the maritime culture surrounding South Carolina rice plantations in the mid nineteenth century.

Paper Title: “”Bessie and the Manigaults: Boats and Boating Culture on a South Carolina Rice Plantation.”
Date: Monday, February 25, 2013
Time: 12-1:00pm
Location: The Frank Seminar Room, BB-202

A copy of the paper will be available on Monday, February 18. Please confirm your attendance with Ingrid Meyer ( For further questions, please contact Dr Kennetta Hammond Perry (