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This section holds lectures on topics related to history.

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    Race and Class in the Age of Obama

    Race and Class in the Age of Obama

    Dr. Adolph L. Reed, Jr., Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, will present a talk, “Race and Class in the Age of Obama,” on Friday, Nov. 6, 3 p.m., in Garey Hall, room 101. This event is co-sponsored by Africana Studies and the Department of Political Science. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome! This event is ACS Approved.

    • 1 hr 25 min
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    Fighting for Total Person Unionism

    Fighting for Total Person Unionism

    A talk about the history of labor unions--the folks who gave you the weekend, the eight-hour work day, the minimum wage, social security, child labor laws, family and medical leave, and much more. Robert Bussel, PhD, an engaging speaker, past union organizer, professor of History, and director of the Labor Education and Research Center, University of Oregon, will speak about his new book, Fighting for Total Person Unionism. It tells about the vision of two union leaders, one African American, the other a white Irish Catholic, who became a remarkable interracial duo championing workers as “total persons” interested in the workplace, as well as their communities. The event is co-sponsored by the Concentration in Writing and Rhetoric, Political Science, and History

    • 1 hr 27 min
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    Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire

    Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire

    Joshua Sanborn is Professor and Head of the Department of History and Chair of the Russian and East European Studies Program at Lafayette College (Easton, PA). Prior to writing Imperial Apocalypse, he authored Drafting the Russian Nation: Military Conscription, Total War, and Mass Politics, 1905-1925 (2003) and, with Annette Timm, Gender, Sex, and the Shaping of Modern Europe (2007, 2nd ed., 2016).

    • 56 min
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    MLK Celebration Keynote Address

    MLK Celebration Keynote Address

    Bryan Stevenson delivers the keynote address of the 2015 MLK Celebration, entitled "How to Keep the Dream Alive”.

    • 1 hr 29 min
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    The Revolutionary Contagion: Pamphlets, Rumors, and Conspiracies in Venezuela during the Age of Revolutions

    The Revolutionary Contagion: Pamphlets, Rumors, and Conspiracies in Venezuela during the Age of Revolutions

    Lecture by Dr. Cristina Soriano Ph.D., Albert R. LePage Endowed Professorship and assistant professor in the Department of History entitled “The Revolutionary Contagion: Pamphlets, Rumors, and Conspiracies in Venezuela during the Age of Revolutions."

    • 39 min
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    Iran in Transition: US-Iran Relations in the Nuclear Age

    Iran in Transition: US-Iran Relations in the Nuclear Age

    Iran in Transition: US-Iran Relations in the Nuclear Age

    • 52 min

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