History Events

March 30 - April 5, 2019

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...

Friday, April 5

Peripheral Diplomacy: The Career of Seidash Kul’mametev

As the Russian state advanced across Siberia in the seventeenth century, it encouraged the residency and in-migration of Central Asian émigré merchants known...

March 30 - April 5, 2019