History Events

March 29 - April 4, 2019

Friday, March 29

Cold Summer of '53 - Movie Screening

"Cold Summer of 53" (Холодное лето 53-го) (1988) is an impressive story of two political exiles struggling for survival in a distant village in the north of...

Wednesday, April 3

Blackface in History

Join us in the History Department for another event in the "Why History History Matters" series. Roundtable includes Professors Bryan McCann and Henriette...

Thursday, April 4

Representation and Self-Representation: Courtesan Culture in MIng Dynasty China and its Artistic Production

Sponsored by the Department of History with the Department of Art and Art History and the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. During the Ming...

Representation and Self-Representation: Courtesan Culture in Ming Dynasty China (1368–1644) and its Artistic Production

During the Ming Dynasty, courtesan culture blossomed in the lower Yangzi River delta. The growth of a mercantile economy brought new prosperity to this...

 "Worldly Devotion: Histories of Distraction and the Arts of Attention"

The 2019 George P. Lacay Endowed Lecture featuring Caleb Smith. About the Lecture: “The degree of attention we pay,” one minister preached in 1850, “depends...

March 29 - April 4, 2019