History Colloquium

Past Colloquia

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Jessica Marie Johnson, Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University, and our own, Thavolia Glymph will present "Sex, Gender and Slavery" at the March 18th colloquium. read more about Jessica Johnson & Thavolia Glymph - "Sex, Gender and Slavery" »

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Jonathan Schlesinger, an Associate Professor at Indiana University Bloomington, will be presenting his paper,  "Always Already Global: A History of Ivory Carvers, Taste, and Global Interaction in Early Modern China". Co-sponsored by: Global Asia Initiative read more about Jonathan Schlesinger - "Always Already Global: A History of Ivory Carvers, Taste, and Global Interaction in Early Modern China" »

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Keisha Blain, Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, will be presenting at our first History Colloquium of the Spring 2020 semester. She will be sharing a chapter that connects her first book, Set the World on Fire, to her new book project, tentatively entitled "East Unites With West… read more about Keisha Blain - "East Unites with West": African American Women's Visions of Japan in the Early Twentieth Century »

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Prof. Adam Mestyan will present on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Lunch will be provided. read more about 2019-2020 Colloquium Series - Assistant Professor Adam Mestyan »

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Prof.  Anna Krylova will present on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Lunch will be provided. read more about 2019-2020 Colloquium Series - Associate Professor Anna Krylova »

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Prof. John French will be the department's first presenter for the 2019-2020 Colloquium Series.  He will be speaking from his new book, forthcoming from UNC Press in the fall of 2020 as "Lula's Politics of Cunning: From Trade Unionism to the Brazilian Presidency and Beyond." Lunch will be provided. read more about "Commanding an Army of Peons: The Origin of the Future Brazilian President Lula's Charisma, 1978-1980." »

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Sofian Merabet, from the University of Texas at Austin, will be our guest speaker for the colloquium.  Lunch will be served. read more about “Between Ethnography and Fiction: The ‘Hotel Beirut’ Project, the Syrian War, and the Queer Diaspora.” »

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An Assistant Professor of History at Georgia Southern University since 2013, Felicity Turner received her PhD in history from Duke University in 2010. Her research has been supported by postdoctoral fellowships from the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington; the University of… read more about The Physician, the Jury, and the Corpse: Investigating infant Death in Nineteenth-Century America »

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Ari Kelman, from UC Davis, will be the guest speaker for the History Department Colloquium. Lunch will be provided. read more about From Manassas to Mankato: How the Civil War Bled into the Indian Wars »

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Anne Rubenstein, from York University, will be the guest speaker for the History Department Colloquium. Lunch will be provided. read more about A Sentimental and Sexual Education: Masculinity and Sexuality in Mexico City Movie Theaters, 1920-2010  »

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Our presenter will be Matthew Smith, Chair of the Department of History and Archaeology at the University of the West Indies-Mona, and author of two major books on Caribbean history, Red and Black in Haiti: Radicalism, Conflict and Political Change, 1934-1957 (University of North Carolina Press,… read more about “Wanderers of Love: Reconstructing Musical History in the Twentieth-Century Caribbean” »

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Andrés Reséndez is a historian and author specializing in colonial Latin America, borderlands, and the Iberian world. A native of Mexico City, he studied international relations, briefly went into politics, and served as a consultant for historical soap operas before receiving a Ph.D. in history.… read more about "Conquering the Pacific" »

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Kate Brown, from University of Maryland Baltimore County, will be the guest speaker for the History Department Colloquium. Reception immediately following. read more about “Chernobyl Crucible: A Drama In Two Acts” »

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Arash Khazeni, from Pomona College, will be the guest speaker for the History Department Colloquium. Reception immediately following. read more about “The City and the Wilderness: Indo-Persian Travel Writing and the Ends of the Mughal World” »

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Daniel Immerwahr, from Northwestern Universty, will be the guest speaker for the History Department Colloquium. Reception immediately following. read more about "The Reign of the Uncle: Scrooge McDuck and U.S. Global Hegemony" »

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Hussein Fancy from the University of Michigan will be the guest speaker for the History Department Colloquium. Reception immediately following. read more about “The Imposter Sea: Making the Medieval Mediterranean”  »

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Emily Burrill from the University of North Carolina will be the guest speaker for the History Department Colloquium. Reception immediately following. read more about "The Right to Bear Arms: Gun Control and Colonial Masculinity in 1950s Francophone West Africa" »

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Colin Dayan from Vanderbilt University will be the guest speaker for the History Department Colloquium. Reception immediately following. read more about "Legal Sorcery" »

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Gaye Theresa Johnson, University of California at Los Angeles will be the guest speaker for the History Department Colloquium. Reception immediately following. read more about "The Black Radical Tradition and the Fragility of White Supremacy" »

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Marisa J. Fuentes, Professor of History and Women & Gender Studies, Rutgers University       read more about Refuse Bodies, Disposable Lives A History of Death in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade »

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Join us for a groundbreaking conversation on expanding our methodological horizons through engagement with Native American and Scandinavian immigrant communities in North America.  The Linnaeus University Centre: Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies seeks to contribute to the… read more about Concurrences and Colonial Encounters – Methodology for Multiple Histories Gunlög Fur, Linnaeus University »

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Mark Carey, Associate Professor of History & Environmental Studies, University of Oregon   read more about Iceberg Fighting and the Quest to Control Ice in the North Atlantic »