Friday, May 27, 2016

Washington History Seminar, Fall 2016

[Here’s the line-up.  More information and an appeal for financial contributions here.]

September 12: Wm. Roger Louis Lecture: Salim Yaqub (University of California at Santa Barbara) on Imperfect Strangers: Americans and Arabs in the 1970s

September 19: Matthew Dallek (George Washington University) on Defenseless Under Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security

September 26: Niall Ferguson (Stanford University) on Kissinger

October 17: Katherine Turk (University of North Carolina) on Equality on Trial: Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace

October 24: Mark Philip Bradley (University of Chicago) on The United States and the Origins of the Global Human Rights Imagination

October 31: Tyler Anbinder (George Washington University) on City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York

November 7: Amanda Moniz (National History Center/AHA) on From Empire to Humanity: The American Revolution and the Origins of Humanitarianism

November 14: Manish Sinha (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) on The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition

November 28: Nicole Hemmer (University of Virginia’s Miller Center) on Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics

December 5: Jeremy Friedman (Harvard University) on Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

December 12: Susan Carruthers (Rutgers University) on The Good Occupation: American Soldiers and the Hazards of Peace