Book Manuscript Workshops


Th Baldy Center sponsors workshops to assist UB authors in making their book manuscripts as strong as possible prior to publication. This page contains a listing of Book Manuscript Workshops hosted by the Center since 1999. UB faculty are encouraged to submit applications when they feel they have a manuscript sufficiently developed to benefit from an intensive review by external experts. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Book Manuscript Workshops hosted by the Baldy Center since 1999

05/04/2018  12:30 p.m.
Erin Hatton, UB Sociology

"Between Work and Slavery: Coerced Labor in Contemporary America"
    Allison Pugh, Professor Sociology, University of Virginia
    Adia Wingfield, Professor of Sociology, Washington University in St. Louis
    Noah Zatz, Professor of Law, UCLA Law


09/26/2014 12:30 p.m.
Jennifer Gaynor, UB Department of Histor
"Intertidal History, Submerged Genealogy, and the Legacy of Coastal Capture in Island Southeast Asia"
Commentators: Barbara Watson Andaya (University of Hawaii), Eric Tagliacozzo (Cornell University), Kerry Ward (Rice University)


12/06/2013 9:30 a.m.
Irus Braverman, SUNY Buffalo Law School

“Wild Life: The Nature of In Situ and Ex Situ Conservation”
Commentators: Carrie Friese, London School of Economics & Political Science; James Igoe, Anthropology, University of Virginia; Jamie Lorimer, School of Geography & the Environment, Hertford College; Michael Smith, School of Environmental Studies, Queen's University


09/13/2013 12:00 p.m.
Toni Pressley-Sanon, University at Buffalo Department of Transnational Studies
Istwa: Haitian History, Memory and the Cultural Imagination
Commentators: Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, Department of Africology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; LeGrace Benson, Arts of Haiti


Ellen Berrey, UB Sociology
"Bottom‐Line Diversity: Race and Productive Pluralism in the Post-­Civil Rights Era"
Commentators: Khiara Bridges (Boston University), Douglas Hartmann (University of Minnesota), Nancy Maclean (Duke University)


LaKisha Michelle Simmons , UB Global Gender Studies and American Studies
Within the Double Bind: Black Girlhood, Sexuality, and Segregation in New Orleans
Commentators: Thadious Davis (University of Pennsylvania), Rhonda Williams (Case Western Reserve University


Irus Braverman, SUNY Buffalo Law School
Zooveillance: The Institution of Captivity
Commentators: Jody Emel, Clarke University; David Delaney, Amherst College; David Murakami Wood, Queen’s University


10/19/2010 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Dinissa Duvanova, UB Political Science
The Power of Association: Collective Goods, Selective Incentives, and Predatory States
Commentators: Scott Gehlbach, Peter Rutland


Carl Nightingale
, UB American Studies
Segregation is Everywhere
Commentators: Thomas J. Sugrue, History, University of Pennsylvania; Zine Magubane, Sociology, Boston College; Richard Harris, Geography, McMaster University


Erin Hatton, UB Sociology
TempWORK: The Temp Industry and the Transformation of Work in America
Commentators: Julie Kmec, Washington State University, Sociology; Vicki Smith, UC Davis, Sociology