Lunchtime Time Machine: What did the spirits say about Cuba’s future?

This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Reinaldo Román. Professor Román teaches courses in the history of the Caribbean, Latin America, and religion; he is currently working on a new book about spiritualism and utopian politics in Cuba in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Students of all majors welcome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.

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Lunchtime Time Machine: Are women citizens or mothers of the nation in Africa?

This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Husseina Dinani. Professor Dinani teaches courses in the history of Africa after 1800, and on women in sub-Saharan Africa. She is currently working on a book about women, citizenship, and development in Tanzania.

Students of all majors are welcome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.

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Lunchtime Time Machine: Why did Americans visit cemeteries for fun?

This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Akela Reason. Professor Reason teaches courses in U.S. intellectual and cultural history in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including the history of American cities and material culture. She is currently preparing a study of the politics of Civil War monuments in New York City during the Gilded Age.

Students of all majors welcome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.

Lunchtime Time Machine: How did Iraqi poets spark a revolution?

This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Kevin Jones. Professor Jones teaches courses in the history of the Middle East, and he is currently writing a book on the political functions of poetry in Iraq between the first and second world wars.

Students of all majors welcome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.

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Lunchtime Time Machine: Why did a conservative housewife, an accountant, and the 1964 Republican presidential nominee go green?

This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Brian Drake. Professor Drake teaches the second half of the U.S. history survey and courses in environmental history. His recent book, Loving Nature, Fearing the State, focuses on the relationship of the postwar American environmental movement to postwar politics and ideology.

Students of all majors welcome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.

Lunchtime Time Machine: How did ancient love spells work?

This installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Dr. Susan Mattern. Professor Mattern’s most recent book, The Prince of Medicine, is a social-historical biography of the ancient physician Galen, and she is currently working on a global history of menopause. She teaches courses in the history of ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt, marriage, disease, medicine, women, and law.

Students of all majors wlecome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.

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