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Graduate History Colloquium - Spring 2015
HIST 6005

Faculty Conveners: Judith Byfield, Mostafa Minawi
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.

 

February 5th             Mark Deets (Cornell U.), “The Archive beyond the Archive: The Soccer Stadium and Separatism in Senegal, 1969-2012.”

February 12th            Susan Ferber (O.U.P.), “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Academic Publishing...But Were Afraid to Ask.”

February 19th             Danielle Terrazas-Williams (Cornell U./Oberlin College), “My Conscience is Free and Clear: Slavery and Respectability in Seventeenth-Century Veracruz.”

February 26th             Walter Demel (Bundeswehr U., Munich), “China and Japan in Early Western Racial Theories,” in Goldwin Smith Hall 142

March 5th                   Sarah Kinkel (Yale U.), “The British Royal Navy and the Crisis of Empire, 1763-76.”

March 12th                  Professionalization Seminar

March 19th                  Kyle Harvey (Cornell U.), “Porters of History: Muleteer and Engineer Mobile Practices in a Transandean Environment, 1870s- 1890s.”

March 26th                  Shobana Shankar (Stony Brook U.), “Ethiopia Shall Stretch Forth Her Hands...to India? Diasporic Imagination in Muslim India from the 1920s.”

April 9th                     Marci Shore (Yale U.), “The World at Stake: Roman Ingarden's Philosophical Friendships.” (Co-sponsored by the History & Theory Colloquium).

April 16th                    Susana Romero (Cornell U.), “Drafting El Bogotazo: a Rural Revolt Against Urban Planning, Colombia, 1942-1948.”

April 23rd                     Andrew Amstutz (Cornell U.), “‘Journey of the Skies:’ Astronomy, Islam & Migration in Modern South Asia.”

April 30th                     Sean Fear (Cornell U.), “Winning a Bit Too Well: South Vietnam's 1971 Presidential Election.”


Papers will be available one week prior to the colloquium meeting. Please contact Barb Donnell (bad2@cornell.edu) if you wish to receive a copy of the paper.



 

Faculty Comparative History Colloquium - Spring 2015

 

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Papers will be available one week prior to the colloquium meeting. Please contact Barb Donnell (bad2@corell.edu) 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.