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Fall 2012

Lecture:

Lecture: "Marianne into Battle? The Paulista Woman and the War of Sao Paulo" Oct. 18

October 18, 20124:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Moulton Union, Lancaster Lounge

In 1932 the state of Sao Paulo -- then, as today, the most prosperous and populous state in Brazil -- declared war against the federal government. The conflict that ensued became a major event in Sao Paulo's history, and a crucial marker of regional identity.

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Santagata Lecture:

Santagata Lecture: "Dirty Nasty Politics in Early America" by Joanne Freeman

October 24, 20127:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

 

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History Department Prospective Majors & Study Abroad Meeting

History Department Prospective Majors & Study Abroad Meeting

October 30, 20124:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Hubbard Hall, Conference Room West

Thinking of becoming a History Major or Minor? Want to study away? Please come to our annual History Department Prospective Majors/Minors & Study Away Informational Meeting. Our faculty and student representatives will be on hand to chat and answer any questions you may have.

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Veronica Pasfield,

Veronica Pasfield, "Kill the Indian to Save the Man": the "Indian Problem" and Native American Boarding Schools

November 14, 20126:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Hubbard Hall, Conference Room West

 

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Ethnic Identity and Imperial Stability in the Histories of Tacitus

Ethnic Identity and Imperial Stability in the Histories of Tacitus

November 15, 20124:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

 

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Lecture with Eduardo Gonzalez Cueva on Internal Armed Conflict in Peru

Lecture with Eduardo Gonzalez Cueva on Internal Armed Conflict in Peru

November 19, 20127:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Adams Hall, Room 111 (Common Room)

 

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Film Screening and Discussion of

Film Screening and Discussion of "War Don Don" with Director/Producer Rebecca Richman Cohen

December 3, 20127:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

In the heart of Sierra Leone, UN soldiers guard a heavily fortified building known as the "special court," inside which Issa Sesay, an alleged war criminal, awaits his trial. Sesay's indictment sheds light on--and calls into question--the complex role of the international justice system.

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Bowdoin and the Civil War at 150

Bowdoin and the Civil War at 150

April 3, 20134:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

In commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the war, two Bowdoin history alumni whose research expertise unites College history and the Civil War will return to the College to participate in a symposium exploring the relationship between the war and Bowdoin.

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Amanda Vickery: History Through the Keyhole

Amanda Vickery: History Through the Keyhole

April 17, 20137:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

"Amanda Vickery is Professor of Early Modern History at Queen Mary, University of London. Her talk, History through the Key Hole, reflects on the material culture of Georgian homes as it relates to the social and cultural history of eighteenth-century England.

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