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  • Event Poster: Jesse Kauffman

    Lecture: Jesse Kauffman

    “Reflections in a Shattered Mirror: The First World War in German, Polish, and Russian History” Jesse Kauffman Associate Professor of History Eastern Michigan University Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:00 – 5:30 PM 206 Ingraham Hall …

  • Frankenstein and Popular Culture Symposium

    Frankenstein and Popular Culture Symposium

    Frankenstein and Popular Culture Symposium Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Creation and Publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein with Dr. Susan Lederer and Dr. Lester D. Friedman   This film showing is part of the …

  • Event Poster

    WWI Conference

    “World War 100” Marking the centennial observance of World War I, this conference brings together national and international scholars to examine the Great War and its legacy. Guest scholars include: Sir Hew Strachan, Professor of …

  • Georgia Cowart

    Meade Witter Colloquium

    “The Radical Rococo: Watteau, the Satiric Musical Stage, and the Burial of Louis XIV” Georgia Cowart Case Western Reserve University Friday, October 20, 2017 4:00 PM 2441 Humanities Bldg. Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) worked briefly as …

  • Asia Rising

    Panel Discussion: Asia Rising

    “Asia Rising” Come hear UW-Madison History faculty Judd Kinzley, Al McCoy, and Charles Kim at Asia Rising, a panel discussion on the presence of Asia in global politics and economics.  A reception for alumni and …

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    History of Science Brown Bag

    “”Finding the Common Measure of Nature’s Law: Arabic Philosophy at the Papal Court (1230-1290)” (Pre-circulated paper) Nicholas Jacobson UW-Madison, History Graduate Student Friday, October 20, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 PM Curti Lounge (Rm. 5233 Humanities)

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Upcoming Events

Mon 23

Department Meeting

October 23 @ 11:50 am - 1:20 pm
Thu 26

Lecture: Jesse Kauffman

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fri 27

WWI Conference

October 27 - October 28
Fri 27

History of Science Brown Bag

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Fri 27

Frankenstein and Popular Culture Symposium

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 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.