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Up the Creek

UP THE CREEK:  WATER, LAND, AND DEVELOPMENT IN DUBAI A talk by Professor Steven Caton Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies at Harvard University WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1 4:00 PM – GRIFFIN 4 Sponsored by the Department of History, Anthropology Sociology, Global Studies, Arabic Studies, and Environmental Studies

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Body and Soul

SUNDAY MARCH 5 AT 7:00 PM BROOKS-ROGERS RECITAL HALL Q&A after Screening with John Sbardellati Associate Professor of History University of Warterloo Sponsored by the Department of History, American Studies, Comparative Literature, Political Science, Leadership Studies, and the Stanley Kaplan Program   Upon its 1947 release, New York Times film critic Bosley Crowther proclaimed that

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Senior Thesis in History

SENIOR THESIS IN HISTORY Informational Meeting SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2017 4:00 PM Sawyer 307 – Mabie Room MEMO TO: Junior History Majors FROM: Alexandra Garbarini, Chair of the History Honors Committee RE: Senior Theses in History, 2017-2018 Proposals for writing a senior thesis in history are due on Friday, April 14, 2017. If you are

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Queer Clout

QUEER CLOUT Urban America and the Rise of LGBT TIMOTHY STEWART-WINTER Associate Professor of History Rutgers University-Newark THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 4:15 PM – GRIFFIN 7 Sponsored by the Department of History Class of 1960s Scholars   In this lecture, Timothy Stewart-Winter will examine why the path to LGBT political empowerment in modern America ran through

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The Armenian Genocide

THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE The Politics of its Public Recognition in France (1998-2015) BORIS ADJEMIAN Historian and Director of AGBU Nubar Library (Paris) TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017 6:30 PM – Griffin 6 Throughout the year 2015, commemorations organized for the centennial of the Armenian genocide revealed great disparities, globally, in the representations and level of consciousness

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History Newsletter

The History Department Newsletter can be accessed here.

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Russian History Search

The Department of History at Williams College seeks to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in Russian history, to start July 1, 2017. The department welcomes all areas and periods of specialization and expects the successful candidate to be a committed and imaginative scholar with Ph.D. in hand or expected by

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Intransigent Blackness: Questioning Race and Power at an African American High School

Intransigent Blackness:  Questioning Race and Power at an African American High School A talk by Alexander X. Byrd Associate Professor of History at Rice University Tuesday, September 20 4:15 PM – Griffin 6 Sponsored by the Department of History Class of 1960s Scholars Alexander Byrd is Associate Professor of History at Rice University.  His first

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The U.S. in the Age of Mass Incarceration

The 2016-2017 Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series, The U.S. in the Age of Mass Incarceration, explores how state violence, mass incarceration, and mass criminalization have transformed the U.S. economy, culture and society. More than a dozen panels, performances, gallery exhibitions, and lectures by the nation’s leading scholars, artists and activists will explore a wide range

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The Making of A Racist

A talk with Charles Dew on his new book . . . Wednesday, September 14 4:15 PM in Griffin 3 Q&A to follow Light refreshments will be served. Copies of the book will be available for purchase from Water Street Books. Sponsored by the Davis Center  

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