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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Workshop on the Comparative History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

The Workshop on the Comparative History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is pleased to announce their spring 2010 schedule. All meetings will be held in Heller Hall 1210 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. See full blog entry for complete list of dates.

Workshop on the Comparative History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
All meetings of WCHWGS will be in the History Department's History Conference Center (Heller Hall 1210) unless otherwise indicated, from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. Unless indicated otherwise, papers will be available the Monday before the session in the History Department Mail Room, 11th floor Heller Hall. Most papers can be made available on request by email.
Friday, January 29 David Morton, Department of History, "With the World on Top of Their Heads: African Women and the Histories of an Image."
Friday, February 12 Liz Everton, "The Theory of Vicarious Suffering and the Intersection of Nationalism, Catholicism, and Feminism During the Dreyfus Affair"
Friday, February 26 Johanna Leinonen, Department of History, "Transnational Love and Elite Migration: Marriages between Finns and Americans across the Atlantic."
Friday, March 12 Elizabeth Williams, Department of History, "The Men on the Maiden: British Masculinity and Acts of Instruction in Indian Cricket, 1886-1902."
Friday, April 2 Njeri Githire, African American Studies, "The Return of the Cannibal in Diasporic Fiction."
Friday, April 16 Juliana Barr, University of Florida, "La Dama Azul (The Lady in Blue): Spanish Saint or Indian Demon of the Southwest?" Sponsored by the Workshop in American Indian History, the Department of History, the Center for Early Modern History and the Institute for Advanced Study.
(to be confirmed) Monday, April 19 Haeri Kim, Political Science Department, "Proving American Fatherhood, (Re)uniting with Asia: On the Legalization of Amerasian Immigration"
Friday, April 30 Kevin Mummey, Department of History, "Women and Chains: Mallorcan Women Slaveholders in the 1380s."
Appetizers and refreshments will be served
For more information, please contact:
Helena Pohlandt-McCormick: pohla001@umn.edu
Barbara Welke: welke004@umn.edu
Melissa Kelley: kelle709@umn.edu