Academic Workshops

Committed to supporting new perspectives on and interdisciplinary dialogue about the nation’s political history and traditions, the Kinder Institute sponsors a number of programs that bring scholars from around the region and nation to Columbia to share their research with members of the Kinder Institute and University of Missouri intellectual communities.

Full Schedule

  • A Transatlantic View of Jackson’s Bank Veto: Colloquium with Prof. Richard R. John (Columbia University)

    To kick off the Kinder Institute’s Fall 2018 Colloquium Series, Columbia University Professor of History … Continued

  • On American Anti-Slavery Literature: With Visiting Scholar Lawrence Goldman

    Kinder Institute Fall 2018 Distinguished Research Fellow Lawrence Goldman will outline his current research project … Continued

  • “The Marketplace of American Federalism”: MRSEAH with Princeton’s Michael Blaakman

    The fifth year of the Missouri Regional Seminar on Early American History will kick off … Continued

  • “Republicanism, Slavery, and the Constitution”: Colloquium with Prof. Forrest Nabors

    University of Alaska-Anchorage Assistant Professor of Political Science will make the long trek to Columbia … Continued

  • “The Polarizers”: Colloquium with Colgate Prof. Sam Rosenfeld

    Continuing the Kinder Institute’s Fall 2018 Friday Colloquium Series, Colgate University Assistant Professor of Political … Continued

  • History Department Homecoming Colloquium with Ben Park and Steven Carl Smith

    A pair of ex-Columbians will make their triumphant return to campus to kick off Homecoming … Continued

  • “Dangerous Ground”: On 19th Century Squatters with new Postdoc John Suval

    A bi-annual tradition for all incoming postdocs during their first semester on campus, John Suval, … Continued

  • On the Origins of the American Revolution: Colloquium with MU’s Rachel Banke

    Recent University of Notre Dame Ph.D. and current Postdoctoral Fellow in the MU Department of … Continued

  • “The Persistent Radicalism of 1776”: Colloquium with Prof. Ken Owen

    For the final colloquium of the Fall 2018 semester, University of Illinois-Springfield Assistant Professor of … Continued

  • A Fire Bell in the Past: The Missouri Crisis at 200, Feb. 2019 Conference

    On February 15-16, 2019, as near as possible to the 200th anniversary of the Tallmadge … Continued

  • 2019 Shawnee Trail Conference: Save-the-Date

    Check the Kinder Institute website in the coming months for more details about the 2019 … Continued