History Department Lecture Series

Spring 2007

Thursday, February 8, 4:30 PM, Reinhardt Room (LNG-332)

David Bell, Professor of History, The Johns Hopkins University

"The First Total War"


Friday, February 23, 4:00 PM, Reinhardt Room (LNG-332)

Ilham Khuri-Makdisi, Assistant Professor, Northeastern University

"Labor and Radicalism in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1880-1914"

co-sponsored with Harpur College Dean's Office Speakers' Series on Middle East and Ottoman History


Thursday, March 15, 4:30 PM, Reinhardt Room (LNG-332)

Greg Geddes, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Binghamton University

"'God Save Us From Our Intellectual Friends': The Intellectual, the Worker, and the Labor Leader in Twentieth-Century U.S. History"


Thursday, March 22, 4:30 PM, Couper Administration Building 1st Floor Conference Room (AD-148)

Robert V. Wells, Chauncey H. Winters Professor of History, Union College

"Facing the 'King of Terrors': Death and Society in an American Community, 1750-1990"


Thursday, March 22, 7:00 PM, Couper Administration Building 1st Floor Conference Room (AD-148)

Robert V. Wells, Chauncey H. Winters Professor of History, Union College

"Life Flows on Song: American Folk Music & History"

Co-sponsored with PA Theta History Honors Society : An Event


Wednesday, April 11, 3:30 PM, PSPC Room "C"

Dina Rizk Khoury, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, George Washington University

"Geographies of Violence: Imperial Conflict, Utopia and Politics of Sect and Tribe in Early Nineteenth Century Baghdad"

co-sponsored with Harpur College Dean's Office Speakers' Series on Middle East and Ottoman History


Thursday, April 19, 4:30 PM, Reinhardt Room (LNG-332)

Allen Wells, Roger Howell Jr. Professor of History, Bowdoin College

"'Desirable Racial Elements': Trujillo, FDR and Jewish Immigration to the Dominican Republic in World War II"


Thursday, April 26, 7:00 PM, LH #7

Fern Levitt, director of documentary films, Toronto

possible title: "The Making of Gorbachev's Revolution (2005)"


Wednesday, May 2, 2:30 PM, UUW-324

Suraiya Faroqhi, Professor of Ottoman Studies at the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich

"Artisans of Empire, Defending craft interests vis a vis the sultan and the market "

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