Interpreting American History 2014-15
Interpreting American History
A GRADUATE WORKSHOP AND LECTURE SERIES AT RUTGERS 2014-2015
Historical Legacies & Dialogues for the Present
Join us for the fifth annual Interpreting American History Lecture Series at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. This series probes a wide range of issues in American History.
This coming academic year, we will host three scholars who will share their keen insights and innovative work concerning the historical roots of various social, environmental, and economic problems in the Americas with the aim of shaping contemporary solutions.
BRITTANY COOPER, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY
"From Righteous Discontent to Organized Anxiety: The National Association of Colored Women and the Creation of the Black Public Sphere"
“Power Lines: Electrical Modernity and Spatial Inequality in Coal-Fired America”
AMY C. OFFNER, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
"Building the Decentralized State: Columbia and the United States, 1950-1990"
All events will be held in the History Department, 301 Van Dyck Hall, College Ave. Campus,
THANK YOU TO OUR CO-SPONSORS: Graduate Student Association, History Department, Institute for Research on Women, Office of the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences; Center for Race & Ethnicity; Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs: Global Health! Biennial Theme.