Monday, December 28, 2020

Washington History Seminar: Spring 2021

[We have the following announcement of the Spring 2021 lineup for the Washington History Seminar.  DRE]

The National History Center of the American Historical Association and the History & Public Policy Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars are pleased to announce the Spring season of the Washington History Seminar, which will take place online in a webinar format.

January 11: David Nasaw
The Last Million: Europe’s Displaced Persons from World War to Cold War

January 20: Joan Wallach Scott
On the Judgment of History

January 25: Claudio Saunt
Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory

February 1: Sarah Miller-Davenport
Gateway State: Hawai’i and Cultural Transformation of American Empire

February 8: Tyler Stovall
White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea

February 17: Giuliana Chamedes
A Twentieth Century Crusade: The Vatican’s Battle to Remake Christian Europe

February 22: Mark Levinson
Outside the Box: How Globalization Changed from Moving Stuff to Spreading Ideas

February 26: Catherine Grace Katz
The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: A Story of Love and War

March 1: Brandon R. Byrd
The Black Republic: African Americans and the Fate of Haiti

March 8: Rosie Bsheer
Archive Wars: The Politics of History in Saudi Arabia

March 15: Marvin Kalb
Assignment Russia: Becoming a Foreign Correspondent in the Crucible of the Cold War

March 22: Laura Robson
The Politics of Mass Violence in the Middle East

March 29: Christopher Capozzola
Bound by War: How the United States and the Philippines Built America’s First Pacific Century

April 5: Amanda Frost
You are Not a Citizen: Citizen Stripping from Dred Scott to the Dreamers

April 12: Ronald Grigor Suny
Stalin: Passage to Revolution

April 19: Kate Masur
Until Justice Be Done: America’s First Civil Rights Movement, from the Revolution to Reconstruction

April 26: Vanni Pettina
Latin America & the Global Cold War

May 3: James M. Banner Jr.
The Ever-Changing Past: Why All History is Revisionist History

May 10: Alex Wellerstein
Restricted Data: The History of Nuclear Secrecy in the United States

May 17: Joanne Meyerowitz
A War on Global Poverty: The Lost Promise of Redistribution and the Rise of Microcredit

May 24: Louis Menand
The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War

June 1: Jeremy Brown
June Fourth: The Tiananmen Protests and Beijing Massacre of 1989

June 7: Donald Ritchie
The Columnist: Leaks, Lies, and Libel in Drew Pearson’s Washington

June 14: Dorothy Sue Cobble
For the Many: American Feminists and the Global Fight for Democratic Equality

June 28: Patricia Sullivan
Justice Rising: Robert Kennedy’s America in Black and White