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October 2021

Heirs of the Founders: How Clay, Calhoun and Webster Showed Us the Way to Compromise

October 28 @ 5:30 pm
The Poinsett Club

In a time when politics seems more polarized than ever, historian and New York Times best-selling author H.W. Brands says there are lessons to be learned from 19th-century politicians Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun and Daniel Webster. Brands, a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, will present “Heirs of the Founders: How Clay, Calhoun and Webster Showed Us the Way to Compromise,” on Thursday, Oct. 28, at The Poinsett Club. The event is sponsored by the American History Book Club and Forum…

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November 2021

Be the Change You Want to See in the World: Prefigurative Politics and Social Transformation

November 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Watkins Room, Trone Student Center

BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD: PREFIGURATIVE POLITICS AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION  November 2, 2021  5:00pm - 6:30pm  Trone Student Center Sofa Saio Gradin teaches Politics and International Relations at King’s College London, UK, and is the co-author of Prefigurative Politics: Building Tomorrow Today. Sofa’s research focuses on egalitarian forms of organizing, whether in global trade or in local community groups. As well as an academic, Sofa is a community organizer, a youth worker, and a public speaker…

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CLP: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in World History

November 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Furman Hall (FUR)

Anatomy of Love and Desire in the Late Ottoman Empire by Secil Yilmaz Wednesday, Nov. 3 12:30-1:30 p.m., Furman Hall 214 Co-Sponsored by the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, Furman Humanities Center, and the History Department  The WGSS program, in collaboration with the History Department, Furman Humanities Center, etc. has developed a year-long series focused on women, gender, and sexuality in world history. Presenting a cross-section of WGSS issues across time and space, the series aims to highlight historical…

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CLP: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in World History

November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The 1790s as the Age of Undress by Amelia Rauser Wednesday, Nov. 17 6:30-7:30 p.m., Plyler Hall 126 Co-Sponsored by the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, Furman Humanities Center, and the History Department  The WGSS program, in collaboration with the History Department, Furman Humanities Center, etc. has developed a year-long series focused on women, gender, and sexuality in world history. Presenting a cross-section of WGSS issues across time and space, the series aims to highlight historical precedents to contemporary…

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December 2021

Irrational Forces and the Power of Ideology: Christopher Dawson on the Modern Age

December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Watkins Room, Trone Student Center

IRRATIONAL FORCES AND THE POWER OF IDEOLOGY: CHRISTOPHER DAWSON ON THE MODERN AGE  December 2, 2021  5:00pm - 6:30pm  Trone Student Center Bradley J. Birzer holds the Russell Amos Kirk Chair in American Studies and is Professor of History at Hillsdale College in Michigan. In 2010, he co-founded The Imaginative Conservative (theimaginativeconservative.org). He also writes for Law and Liberty, Acton Institute, Ignatius Insight and Catholic World Report. He earned his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his Ph.D.…

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CLP: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in World History

December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Furman Hall (FUR)

Feminism for the Americas by Katherine Marino Thursday, Dec. 2 5-6 p.m., Furman Hall 214 Co-Sponsored by the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, Furman Humanities Center, and the History Department  The WGSS program, in collaboration with the History Department, Furman Humanities Center, etc. has developed a year-long series focused on women, gender, and sexuality in world history. Presenting a cross-section of WGSS issues across time and space, the series aims to highlight historical precedents to contemporary issues facing our…

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CLP: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in World History

December 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Furman Hall (FUR)

Women Policing in Contemporary China: An Empirical Study on Gender and Policing by Anqi Shen Friday, Dec. 3 12:30-1:30 p.m., Furman Hall 214 Co-Sponsored by the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, Furman Humanities Center, and the History Department  The WGSS program, in collaboration with the History Department, Furman Humanities Center, etc. has developed a year-long series focused on women, gender, and sexuality in world history. Presenting a cross-section of WGSS issues across time and space, the series aims to…

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