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  • History of Science Brown Bag – Pablo Gómez and Lynn Nyhart

    “How (Not) to Write a Book Review” Pablo Gómez and Lynn Nyhart Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00-1:30 PM Curti Lounge (Rm. 5243 Mosse Humanities Bldg.)   Future Brown Bags Friday, March 2nd Friday, March 9th …

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    Lecture: Lynn K. Nyhart

    “The Great Disruption: Biologists, Revolutions, and the Values of Science ca. 1848” Lynn K. Nyhart Vilas-Bablitch-Kelch Distinguished Achievement Professor of History of Science University of Wisconsin-Madison Wednesday, February 21, 2018 5:30 PM L140 Conrad A. …

  • Diane Lindstrom (1944 – 2018)

    The History Department sadly announces that Professor Emeritus Diane Lindstrom died on February 7, 2018.  She was the first woman to earn tenure in the History Department.  She also was the first person to teach …

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    History of Science Brown Bag – Joel Schackleford

    “The History of Chronobiology: Constructing the Timescape of a New Scientific Field” Jole Shackelford University of Minnesota Friday, March 2, 2018 12:00-1:30 PM Curti Lounge (Rm. 5243 Mosse Humanities Bldg.)   Future Brown Bags Friday, …

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    Tobias Lecture – Nina Caputo

    “Graphic Difference: Interpreting a Medieval Theological Debate through Comics” Nina Caputo Department of History University of Florida Monday, February 26, 2018 4:00 – 5:30 PM Pyle Center Nina Caputo works on Jewish-Christian relations in the …

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    History Department Colloquium – Pablo Gómez and Bridgette Werner

    “Risky Corporeality: Slavery and the New Quantifiable Bodies of the Early Modern Atlantic” Pablo Gómez “A Spectacular Vengeance: Violence, State Intervention, and Peasant Autonomy in Revolutionary Bolivia” Bridgette Werner Moderated by Patrick Iber Monday, February …

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Talk/Seminar – Silvia Federici

February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wed 21

Lecture: Lynn K. Nyhart

February 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Talk/Seminar – Silvia Federici

February 22 @ 12:20 pm - 1:50 pm
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Intellectual History Group

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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History of Science Brown Bag

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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