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Augustine Sedgewick
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow

Contact Details
Email: augustine.sedgewick@utoronto.ca
Ph.D., Harvard University

What I'm Working On:
I am an historian of the United States and the world. My research focuses on imperialism, capitalism, work, social life, and ideas.

Hill’s Volcano: Coffee and the Global Ascent of American Capitalism, 1898-1948 (New York: The Penguin Press, under contract).

“Against Flows,” History of the Present 4:2 (Fall 2014, forthcoming).

“What is Imperial About Coffee? Rethinking ‘Informal Empire,’” in Daniel Bender and Jana Lipman, eds., Working the Empire: Labor and U.S.Imperialism (New York: New York University Press, 2014, forthcoming).

“’The Spice of the Department Store’: The ‘Consumers’ Republic,’ Imported Knock-Offs
from Latin America, and the Invention of International Development, 1936-
1941,” International Labor and Working-Class History 81 (Spring 2012): 49-68.

“La Crisis del Café Salvadoreño y los Supermercados en Estados Unidos,” El Faro.Net, April 2009.
Featured Events
September 27, 2014, 1:00 pm
Operatic Laughter: Verdi's Falstaff and the Staging of Humour
80 Queen's Park Circle, Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
October 9, 2014, 12:10 pm
Instrumental Play
80 Queen's Park Circle, Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
January 15, 2015, 12:10 pm
Composing Comedy
80 Queen's Park Circle, Walter Hall, Faculty of Music
Call for Applications, Faculty Research Fellowships, 2015-2016
June 24, 2014, 3:54 PM
Call for Letter of Intent, Mellon New Directions Fellowship
June 5, 2014, 11:22 AM
Announcement, JHI Program for the Arts, 2014-2015
May 30, 2014, 3:17 PM