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SPRING 2015 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Monday, January 26, 4-6pm - William Forbath and Joseph Fishkin (University of Texas Law School)
"The Constitution of Opportunity: Reclaiming Constitutional Political Economy"
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center.  Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Thursday, January 29, 4-6 pm - Robin Bernstein (Harvard University)
“I’m very happy to be in the reality-based community”: Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home, Digital Photography, and the Presidency of George W. Bush (Excerpt from Paradoxy: A Lesbian Performance, A Queer Resource)
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.
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Monday, February 9, 4-6pm - Greta Krippner (Sociology, University of Michigan)
"Possessive Collectivism: Ownership and the Politics of Credit Access in Late Twentieth-Century America"
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center.  Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Thursday, February 12, 4-6pm - Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University).
Excerpt of “The Early Caribbean Digital Archive,” (work in progress).
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.

Thursday, February 26, 4-6pm - Seth Fein (Columbia University).
Excerpt of “Our Neighborhood: Washington’s TV Cold War in Latin America in the Sixties,” (work in progress).
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.

Monday, March 2, 4-6pm - William Sewell (History and Political Science, University of Chicago)
"Fiscal Struggles and the Rise of Civic Equality in Old Regime France"
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center.  Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Thursday, March 5, 4-6pm - Zephyr Frank (Stanford University; workshop guest).
Title to be announced.
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.

Friday, March 6, 2pm - Thomas Piketty (Professor of Economics, Paris School of Economics).
Title to be announced.
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center. 
Special Event (note change of time & venue): 2pm, Lowell Lecture Hall.

Thursday, March 12, 4-6pm - Vivek Bald (MIT).
Excerpt of “The Bengali Harlem / Lost Histories Project,” (work in progress).
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.

March 12 and 13 - Transitions: States & Empires in the Longue Durée
Graduate Student Conference on International History, presented with support from the Warren Center. 
More information at www.fas.harvard.edu/~conih/

Thursday, March 26, 4-6pm - Peter L’Official (Harvard University).
Excerpt of “Urban Legends: Representing the South Bronx in Ruin and Reality,” (work in progress).
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.

Monday, April 6, 4-6pm - Sophus A. Reinert (Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School)
Title to be announced.
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center. 

Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Thursday, April 16, 4-6pm - Michael Ralph (NYU).
Excerpt of “The Domestic Industry Database,” (work in progress).
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.