Graduate History Colloquium - Spring 2014
Faculty Conveners: Durba Ghosh, Rachel Weil
Thursdays, 4:30-6:30, 366 McGraw Hall
The Department of History would like to acknowledge the generous support of Marc and Lyn Cohen, whose gift helps make this colloquium possible.
January 23: Candace Katungi, " ‘Ethiopia Shall Soon Stretch Forth her Hands to God’: Spirituality, Calling and the Divine Right to Act."
January 30: Daniel Bessner, "Organizing Complexity: The Hopeful Dreams and Harsh Realities of Interdisciplinary Collaboration at the RAND Corporation, 1946-1960."
February 6: Kris Manjapra, Tufts University, "Transnational Approaches to Global History: A View from the Study of German-Indian Entanglement." [Special session: this will be a lecture although a longer version will be circulated beforehand]
February 13: Rishad Choudhury, “Hajj and the Hindi: Transimperial Indian Sufis in the Eighteenth-century Ottoman World."
February 20: Kate Horning, "[In]defensible: Legal and Political Strategies at the Stammheim Trial."
February 27: Tom Balcerski, "Frank Pierce and the Bowdoin Boys."
March 6: Christina Casey, "Writing home: the Curzons' imperial inheritance, 1898-1925."
March 13: Seth Ackerman, "Domestic Ideology and U.S.-Soviet Détente in the 1960s."
March 20: Susana Romero, "A Modern Agrarian Country: Housing Policies, Agrarian Unrest, and State Formation in Colombia in the Mid-twentieth Century."
March 27: Molly Geidel, “Showcasing Development in Life Photographs, 1961-64.”
April 10: Abigail Fisher, " 'Dexterous at this Wicked Trade': Gender, Skill, and Illegal Coining (1680-1710)"
April 17: Brian Cuddy, "Making War: International Humanitarian Law and the Character of the Vietnam Conflict."
April 24: Carla Cordin, “Anatoly F. Koni (1844-1927): Autobiographical Practices among Jurists of the Reform Generation in Late Imperial Russia.”
May 1: Mate Rigo, “Fighting the War by Other Means: Social Elites, the Economy, and the State in Alsace-Lorraine and Transylvania after World War I.”
Faculty Comparative History Colloquium - Spring 2014
Papers will be available one week prior to the colloquium meeting. Please contact Barb Donnell if you wish to receive a copy of the paper. Dinner will be provided, so please RSVP one week in advance as well. Directions to the event will be distributed in advance.