Past Events

  • 2017 Nov 06

    David Stasavage (New York School of Law)

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, Lower Library
    Title: "Democracy and Development Over the Very Long Run"
    Presented by the Political Economy Workshop and the Warren Center
  • 2017 Nov 03

    The United States and World War I at 100 Symposium

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Sever Hall 103
    Panelists Michael Kazin (Georgetown University), Mary Dudziak (Emory Law), Chad Williams (Brandeis University), and Jeffrey Sammons (New York University)
  • 2017 Nov 01

    Jessica Gienow-Hecht (Freie Universitat Berlin)

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, Lower Library
    Title: "Gender, Humanitarian Intervention and the War of 1898."  Presented by the International and Global History Seminar, with support from the Charles Warren Center.
  • 2017 Oct 24

    Dwayne Dixon (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Land Hall in Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School
    Title: "Yon Don't Stand By and Let People Get Hurt: Armed Antifascism after Charlottesville."

    Joined in conversation by historians Vincent Brown, Timothy McCarthy, and Lisa McGirr. What does this time of escalating political discord demand of us—our ethics, our social selves, and our bodies? How can communities protect themselves from racist terror when the state is indifferent or hostile? From the perspective of his experiences with Redneck Revolt in Charlottesville, VA, and Durham, NC, anthropologist Dwayne Dixon discusses armed self-defense and the need for a...
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  • 2017 Oct 23

    Jonathan Levy (University of Chicago)

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, Lower Library
    Title: Primal Capital: Money and the Microfoundations of Keynes's General Theory. Presented by the Political Economy Workshop and the Charles Warren Center.
  • 2017 Oct 17

    Micol Seigel (Indiana University)

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, Lower Library
    Title: "Violence Work: Policing and State Power." Presented by the Workshop on Crime and Punishment.
  • 2017 Oct 16

    Eric Tang (University of Texas)

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, Basement Conference Room
    Title: Fire in the Streets: The Rebellions of '67 Revisited
     
    Fifty years ago, between April and September 1967, an astounding 164 African American-led rebellions shook US cities large and small. The long hot summer of ’67 constitutes one of the most significant insurrections in twentieth-century America, a moment in which the struggle for Black liberation reached an apogee, articulating itself with such force and clarity that it would forever change the fate of US cities, as well as the national discourse on race. This lecture focuses on the...
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  • 2017 Sep 29

    Global American Studies Presentations

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St.

    Postdoctoral Fellows Melissa Castillo-Garsow, Christopher Clements, Tejasvi Nagaraja, and Juliet Nebolon will offer brief presentations of their work, and participate in a discussion of Global American Studies.

    Melissa Castillo-Garsow: “A Mexican State of Mind: New York City and the New Borderlands of Culture”

    Christopher Clements: “Akwesasne: Settler Colonialism and Everyday Life on the Northern Border”

    Tejasvi Nagaraja: “Soldiers of the American Dream: War Work, Jim Crow and Popular Movements Amidst Global Militarization”

    Juliet...

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  • 2017 Sep 20

    Mary Dudziak & Asa Griggs Candler (Emory Law School)

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, Lower Library
    Title: "Death and the War Power: A History." Presented by the International and Global History Seminar, with support from the Charles Warren Center.

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