Spring 2013

Rep. Charles Porter and the Crusade for Latin American Democracy during the Cold War

Rep. Charles Porter and the Crusade for Latin American Democracy during the Cold War

September 11, 2013 12:00 PM  – 1:00 PM
Moulton Union, Main Lounge

Allen Wells, Roger Howell Jr. Professor of History, will speak about Charles Porter and the crusade for Latin American democracy during the Cold War.

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Plutopia: Nuclear Families in Atomic Cities and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters

Plutopia: Nuclear Families in Atomic Cities and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters

September 26, 2013 7:00 PM  – 9:00 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

While many transnational histories of the nuclear arms race have been written, Kate Brown's book Plutopia provides the first definitive account of the great plutonium disasters of the United States and the Soviet Union.

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Coffee Colonialism: From the Spice Trade to European Colonies to Latin American National Export Crop

Coffee Colonialism: From the Spice Trade to European Colonies to Latin American National Export Crop

October 30, 2013 7:00 PM  – 9:30 PM
Searles Science Building, Room 315

 

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Jeremi Suri: Alfred E. Golz Memorial Lecture

Jeremi Suri: Alfred E. Golz Memorial Lecture

November 14, 2013 7:30 PM  – 9:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Jeremi Suri holds the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a professor in the University's Department of History and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.

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