Previous Years' Events

rickford "On the Biographies of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz"
by Russell Rickford, assistant professor of History at Dartmouth University.

Thursday, November 17, 2011 -- 6:30 PM

oreskes"Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming" the 2011 Alfred E. Golz Memorial Lecture
by Naomi Oreskes, Professor of History and Science Studies at the University of California, San Diego, Adjunct Professor of Geosciences at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 


"Rosa Parks and the Contemporary Uses of Civil Rights History"
by Jeanne Theoharis, professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College.
Friday, November 11, 2011 -- 6:30 PM

"A Teach-In: Ten Years of War in Afghanistan: What Have We Learned? Crossing zero: the AfPak war at the turning point of American empire
What Can We Do?" 
PeaceWorks, Brunswick, Maine
by Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald, the authors of Crossing Zero: The AfPak War at the Turning Point of the American Empire.

Friday, September 30, 2011 -- 3-5:00 PM

"Venezuela: From Model Democracy to Bolivarian Repulic" Salas
by Miguel Tinker Salas, professor of History at Pomona College.  

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 -- 7:00 PM


"Eden on the Charles: The Making of Boston"
by Michael Rawson, received assistant professor of history at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 --  7:30 PM


"Landscape and the Constructed Image" shepp 
by Accra Shepp, photographer. Accra Shepp is a graduate of Princeton ('84) and has taught at a wide variety of colleges and universities, including Columbia, Princeton, Wellesley, City College of NY, and RISD.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 -- 7:00 PM

Co-Sponsored by the Departments of Environmental Science and Visual Art

"Suicide Bombers Become Goddesses: Women, Apotheosis, and Sacrificial harman
Violence in South Asia"
Dr. William Harman
, professor at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 -- 4:30 PM

Co-Sponsored by the Department of Religion

"The End of Western Water"rossmann
by Antonio Rossmann, honors graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School and teaches water resources and land use law at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 4:00 PM

Co-Sponsored by the Department of Environmental Studies


"Freedom Readers: The African American Reception of Dante's Divine Comedy"
by Dennis Looney, professor of Italian at the University of Pittsburgh.

Wednesday, March 27, 2011 -- 7:00 PM

Co-Sponsored by the Departments of Romance Languages, Government and Legal Studies, the Africana Studies Program, and Lectures and Concerts


"Pilgrims of the Vertical: Yosemite Rock Climbing and the Nature of Risk"
by Joseph "Jay" Taylor  is associate professor of history and geography at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. A specialist in environmental history and the history of the American West.
Wednesday, March 27, 2011 -- 7:30 PM

Co-Sponsored by the Department of Environmental Studies\

"Labor and Human Emancipation: Cosmopolitan and Vernacular Histories",Kemp Symposium
the2011 Kemp Symposium
Friday, May 6, 2011 - All Day
Main Lounge, Moulton Union

"The Magdeburg Justice Scandal: The Judiciary, the Jews, and the Rhetoric of Conspiracy in the Weimar Republic"
by Warren Rosenblum, Visiting Scholar, Center for European Studies, Harvard University & Associate Professor of History, Webster University, St. Louis
Monday, September 27, 2010 -- 3:30 PM

"Faces of Stalingrad: My Encounters with Russian and German Survivors of the Battle", the Bernstein Faculty Seminar
by Jochen Hellbeck, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University
Wednesday, October 13, 2011
"The Problem of Freedom in Post-Revolutionary Nova Scotia"whitfield
by Harvey Amani Whitfield, Associate Professor of History, University of Vermont
Thursday, October 14, 2011 -- 4:00 PM

okihiro"Impounded: Dorothea Lange and Japanese American Internment During World War II", the 2010 Alfred E. Golz Lecture
by Gary Okihiro, professor of international and public affairs and the founding director of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race at Columbia University

Wednesday, November 17, 7:30 PM