Events: Global History Seminar and World History Graduate Student Conference

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Global History Seminar Series
Paul Kramer, Associate Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
“The Global Politics of Civilization”
Thursday, March 22, 4:30 PM, 306 Egan

Philippa Levine, Professor of History; Mary Helen Thomas Centennial Professor of Humanities, University of Texas
“Naked Truths: Bodies, Knowledge and the Erotics of Colonial Power”
Keynote Lecture for Graduate Student World History Conference
Saturday, March 24, 5:15 PM, West Village 102G

Maya Jasanoff, Professor of History, Harvard University
“The Worlds of Joseph Conrad”
Monday, April 9, 4:00 PM 306 Egan Hall

4th Annual World History Graduate Student Conference
“Empires and Technologies in World History”
March 24 and 25, 2012
Northeastern Campus

An international group of presenters will examine the movements of people, commodities, and ideas affected by various networks; the function of gender in empire, and technologies such as the telegraph and railways. Professor Philippa Levine will give the keynote address (please see above).

Sponsors for the Global History Seminar Series and the World History Graduate Student Conference include the College of Social Sciences and Humanities Dean’s Office, the Northeastern Humanities Center, the Vice Provost for Research, the Graduate and Professional Student Association, St. Martin’s Press, and the History Department, the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and the English Department.