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The Charles Warren Center
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Studies in American History

Monday, September 29, 4-6pm - Shamus Khan (Columbia University)
"Exceptional. The Astors, the New York Elite, and a Story of American Inequality" 
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center.  Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Thursday, October 2, 4-6pm – Dwayne Dixon (Duke University; workshop guest). 
"Concrete and Pacific: Ethnography, Media, and Skateboarding’s Archive from LA to Tokyo." 

Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Hall, Basement Conference Room.

Thursday, October 9, 4-6pm – Lara Stein Pardo (Vanderbilt University; workshop guest). 
“Mapping the Arts: Archives, Artists, and Digital Technologies.”  
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Hall, Basement Conference Room.

Monday, October 20, 4-6pm – Michele Lamont (Harvard University). 
“The Quest for Equality and Respect: Dealing with Stigmatization and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil and Israel.”
 
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center.  Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Thursday, October 23, 4-6pm – Jay Garcia (New York University). 
Excerpt of “Motley Archives: Multimedia Afterlives of American Literature, 1900-1940” (in progress). 
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Hall, Basement Conference Room.

Friday and Saturday, November 7 and 8 – Conference: The Scope of Slavery.
Keynotes by Ruth Wilson Gilmore (CUNY) and Colin Dayan (Vanderbilt).  
1730 Cambridge, St., Center for Government and International Studes (CGIS) S-020. 

Thursday, November 13, 4-6pm – Douglas Seefeldt (Ball State University).  Excerpt of “The Mountain Meadows Massacre in American Memory” (in progress).  Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Hall, Basement Conference Room.

Monday, November 17, 4-6pm – Theresa Ventura (Concordia University).  “From Small Farms to Progressive Plantations: Counterinsurgency, land policy, and inequality in the American Colonial Philippines, 1900-1916.” 
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center.  Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Monday, December 1, 4-6pm – Daniel Markovitz (Yale University).  “Snowball Inequality:  Meritocracy and the Crisis of Capitalism.” 
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center.  Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Early December Global American Studies Symposium.  More information to come. 
Robinson Hall Basement Conference Room

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Past Events..

Thursday, September 18, 4-6pm – Matthew Frye Jacobson (Yale University; workshop guest). 
“Making Documentary Studies Digital:  the Historian's Eye Project, 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0.”
   
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.

Thursday, September 18, 6-7pm – Opening Reception.  Robinson Hall, Great Space.

Thursday, September 25, 4-6pm – Jeffrey Schnapp and Matthew Battles (MetaLAB, Harvard University), in a discussion of their book  The Library Beyond the Book.  
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Hall, Basement Conference Room.