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    Feminist Faculty Book Party

    A Room of One’s Own is honored to welcome the the fifth Annual Feminist Faculty Book Party! This year, we convene to celebrate the recently released work of: Emily Callaci Shelly Chan Kathryn Moeller Nicole …

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    History Dept Colloquium – w/ Anne Hansen and Jennifer Gramer

    “A Cold War Life of the Buddha” Anne Hansen Professor of History, UW-Madison “Monuments of the German Baseness: German War Art & American Occupation in the Postwar Period” Jennifer Gramer History Ph.D. Candidate, UW-Madison   …

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    Africa at Noon – Nancy Jacobs

    “The Many Africas of the Grey Parrot” Nancy Jacobs Professor of History Brown University Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:00 PM 206 Ingraham Hall Bring your lunch and enjoy complimentary African coffee roasted locally by JUST …

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    History of Science Brown Bag – Galen Poor

    “The Four Great Inventions: A Global History of Modern China.” Galen Poor History Ph.D. Candidate (Chinese History, History of Science and Technology) Friday, April 20, 2018 12:00-1:00 PM Curti Lounge (Rm. 5233 Humanities Bldg.)   …

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    Lecture – Michelle Murphy

    “Rethinking Chemical Exposures towards Decolonial Futures” Michelle Murphy Professor of History & Women and Gender Studies Institute University of Toronto Thursday, April 19, 2018 4:00-5:30 PM 8417 Social Science How does settler colonialism shape the …

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    Lecture – Gail Hershatter

    “Domestic Cosmopolitanism: Rethinking Gender and Social Change in Republican China” Gail Hershatter Distinguished Professor of History UC Santa Cruz Thursday, April 19, 2018 5:30 – 7:00 PM Elvehjem Building Room L140 800 University Avenue How …

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Upcoming Events

Thu 19

Lecture – Michelle Murphy

April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Thu 19

Lecture – Gail Hershatter

April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri 20

History of Science Brown Bag

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sat 21

History Department Faculty Retreat

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 23

History Dept Colloquium

April 23 @ 11:50 am - 1:20 pm

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Merle Curti Lecture Series

The annual Merle Curti Lectures commemorate our late colleague Merle Curti, a pioneer in the practice of American intellectual and cultural history, as well as a beloved member of our department for nearly half a century until his death in 1996.