September 23, 2016 (Friday), 4:00-6:00 p.m.“The Business of Preservation: Antiquarian Views and Commercial Enterprise in the Early Republic”                                                        WHITNEY MARTINKO, Assistant Professor of History, Villanova University & Commentator: Zara Anishanslin, Assistant Professor of History, College of Staten Island

October 21, 2016 (Friday), 4:00-6:00 p.m.“American Grievances Red-Dressed: Imperial Politics, the Breakdown of Authority, and Theft by Boston Crowds During the Townshend Acts Crisis”                                                                       DAVID NIESCIOR, Rutgers University-Camden & Commentator: Michael W. Zuckerman, Professor of History Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania

November 18, 2016 (Friday), 4:00-6:00 p.m.“Mexico, the United States, and the Idea of Development in a Globalizing World, 1808-1830”                                                           KAREN CAPLAN, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University-Newark &Commentator: Lorrin Thomas, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University-Camden