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Join us at The Globe as we workshop James Owen's "'From My Heart, Because of Your Tears': Hymn-singing and Arawak Language Translation, 1738-1815," which tells the story of a multi-ethnic mission community in Berbice and the translation of Christian hymn-lyrics in the terms of the indigenous cosmology. Come prepared with comments, suggestions, and criticisms. Bar snacks will be provided. RSVP to Lauren Titley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Graduate Students Only.
Cassia Roth, History and Latin American & Caribbean Studies, presents: "Policing Pregnancy: Statecraft, Poverty and Reproductive Health in Early Twentieth-Century Rio de Janeiro, Brazil."
The History at Work Speaker Series invites former history majors, minors, and advocates to discuss how they have transformed historical thinking into post-college careers, and to show current majors how to think about the strengths and possibilities of their own training.
Dr. Christienna Fryar and Dr. Cassia Roth will be giving a presentation about the job market-both in the U.S. and in the U.K. to graduate students in history from 10:30 am - Noon. Dr. Fryar's visit is supported by the Franklin-Liverpool faculty exchange program.
In anticipation of Dr. Christienna Fryar's lecture on 26 February (see the event information here), we will be discussing her article "A Narrative of Ann Pratt: Life-Writing, Genre and Bureaucracy in a Postemancipation Scandal," History Workshop Journal 85 (2018): 265-79. Open to the public, free pizza.
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Come join us at The Globe for libations and spirited discussion of the history of capitalism. We will be reading A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States by our very own Dr. Stephen Mihm. This is a just for graduate students event.