2013-2014 Speaker Series
22 April 2014, 8:30-4:15 p.m. 168 Dulles Hall
Graduate Student Conference "Race, Ethnicity, and Nation in Comparative Perspective"
31 March 2014, 3:00-4:30 p.m., 168 Dulles
Mary Lou Roberts, Professor of History, University of Wisconsin, Madison and author most recently of What Soldiers Do: Sex and the American GI in World War II France. Co-sponsored with the Modern U.S. History Seminar, the Department of French and Italian, the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, and the Women, Gender, Sexuality History Workshop.
March 26, 2014, 3:45-5:30 p.m., 168 Dulles
R. David Edmunds, Anne Stark Watson and Chester Watson Professor of History, University of Texas at Dallas. Prof. Edmunds is a prize-winning historian of Native Americans and the American West and author or editor of ten books and over one hundred essays, articles, and other shorter publications. He will be giving talks at OSU, Newark and OSU, Columbus. Co-sponsored with the OSU Newark History Department, the American Indian Studies Program, and the Newark Earthworks Center. For more information, please contact Lucy Murphy (email@example.com).
Feb. 24, 2014, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Mershon Center
"Eric T. Jennings, Professor of History, University of Toronto. Author of four critically acclaimed monographs on the modern French empire, Prof. Jennings will speak on his latest book Free French Africa in World War II (Cambridge, 2014), which examines the critical and largely forgotten role played by francophone African laborers and soldiers in the Allied war effort. Co-sponsored with DISCO (The Diversity and Identity Studies Collective at OSU), the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, and the Department of French and Italian. For more information, please contact Alice Conklin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
1 November 2013, 1:00-2:30 p.m., 168 Dulles
A Comparative Conversation about Transnational History" featuring OSU History Department faculty Robin Judd, Dodie McDow, Theodora Dragostinova, and Judy Wu.
Seminar events for 2012-2013
19th April 2013, 8:30am-4:15pm
Graduate Student Conference "Race, Ethnicity, and Nation in Comparative Perspective" (168 Dulles Hall). Sponsored by the History Department Race, Ethnicity, and Nation (REN) Constellation
26 February 2013, 12:30-2:00pm
Susan Gauss, University of Albany, SUNY: "Selling the Authentic: Indigeneity and the Origins of Mexican Beer" (156 University Hall). Sponsored by the History Department Race, Ethnicity, and Nation (REN) Constellation & The Center for Latin American Studies.
April 19, 2013 event information
"A Comparative Conversation about Race" featuring OSU History Department faculty Alice Conklin, Dodie McDow, Lucy Murphy, and Mytheli Sreenivas and moderated by Theodora Dragostinova (168 Dulles).
18 October 2012, 3:40-5:20pm
Tony Michels, University of Wisconsin-Madison: “Commitment and Crisis: Jews, Communism, and anti-Communism in the United States” (168 Dulles Hall). Sponsored by the Melton Center for Jewish Studies with co-sponsorship from the History Race, Ethnicity, and Nation Constellation, the Modern U.S. History Seminar, and the Department of Comparative Studies.
28 September 2012, 12:30-2:30pm
Tara Zahra, University of Chicago: “Travel Agents on Trial: Policing Mobility in Late Imperial Austria” (168 Dulles Hall). Co-sponsored by the Russian, East European and Eurasian Seminar and the Center for Slavic and East European Studies.
Seminar events for 2011-2012
3 May 2012, 12:00-2:00pm
Erika Lee, University of Minnesota: "Asian Americas: Transnational and Global Histories of Asian Immigration and the Making of the Americas" (The Multicultural Center Great Room). Co-sponsored by Asian American Studies, the Multicultural Center, the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, and the East Asian Studies Center.
5 April 2012, 12-1:30pm
Leslie Alexander, Lilia Fernandez, Margaret Newell, and Judy Tzu-Chun Wu (OSU History): "The Attack on Ethnic Studies: Power and Knowledge in the Academy" moderated by Kevin Boyle (OSU History) (311 Denney Hall). Co-sponsored by the History Department Faculty of Color Caucus and the Diversity and Identity Studies Collective at OSU (DISCO).
14 March 2012, 3:30-5pm
"A Conversation on Ethnicity and History" moderated by Ying Zhang (OSU History) (168 Dulles Hall). Co-sponsored by the Premodernist reading group.
1 March 2012, 3:30-5:00pm
Theodora Dragostinova, Lilia Fernandez, and Ousman Kobo (OSU History): "A Comparative Conversation about Citizenship" moderated by Greg Anderson (OSU History) (156 University Hall).
9 February 2012, 3:30-5:00pm
Alexander Morrison, University of Liverpool: "Peasant Settlers as 'Poor Whites' in Russian Turkestan, 1865-1917" (156 University Hall). Co-sponsored by the Seminar for Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian History.
28 October 2011, 1:30-3:30pm
Marixa Lasso, Case Western Reserve University: "Race, Nation, and War in Caribbean Colombia" [pdf] moderated by Leslie Alexander (OSU History) (156 University Hall).
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