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History Department Newsletter

Check out the first issue of the History Department Newsletter!

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Bollywood’s India, Hindi Cinema as a Guide to Contemporary India

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Witchcraft at Sunset

In conjunction with HIST 328/REL 328: Witchcraft, there will be a series of screenings at sunset. No commentary, no lecture, just scary films (and pizza). Open to any History or Religion major (space permitting) with a free evening. All screenings will occur in Hopkins 001. Inquiries to Professor Eric Knibbs. FRI, FEB 13 – 5:20

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New Courses for Spring 2015!

HIST 306 / ARAB 306 On the Move:  Migration, Displacement, and Dispossession in the Middle East Tue / Thu — 9:55 am – 11:00 am Professor Stacy Fahrenthold This course explores how patterns of human migration impacted the states and societies of the Middle East from the nineteenth century to the present. The course retrieves

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Pizza Party at the Log

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Study and Travel in Vietnam – Information Session

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Sexuality in Europe: A 20th Century History — and a History of the Present

A Public Lecture by Dagmar Herzog, Distinguished Professor of History and Daniel Rose Faculty Scholar at the Graduate Center of CUNY MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 4:30 pm – GRIFFIN 6 Sponsored by the Department of History, Class of 1960 Scholars Program, Dively Committee for Human Sexuality & Diversity, Program in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Department

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New Courses for Fall 2014!

HIST 207 – THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST Tue/Fri – 1:10 pm to 2:25 pm Professor Stacy Fahrenthold This survey course addresses the main economic, religious, political and cultural trends in the modern Middle East. Topics to be covered include the cultural diversity of the Middle East, relations with Great Powers, the impact of imperialism, the

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The South in Black and White: Professors Leslie Brown and Charles Dew ’58

The South in Black and White:  Professors Leslie Brown and Charles Dew ’58 weave history and memory to help students understand how lives lived on opposite sides of the color line come together in one place. Interview by Peter Murphy “The history of the American South is a racial one, where blacks and whites lived

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History Major, Brian McGrail ’14, Named Rhodes Scholar

Williams College senior and History Major, Brian McGrail ’14, is among the 32 American men and women named as Rhodes Scholars for 2014. The Rhodes Scholarship, the oldest and arguably most famous academic award for American college graduates, provides for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in England. McGrail was

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