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Professor Sue Peabody: Migration Rights from the French Colonies towards Mainland France in the Age of Slavery

sue-peabody-archives-reunion_352x336Professor Sue Peabody will deliver an invited paper, “S’affranchir ou s’enraciner : le droit de la migration depuis les colonies françaises vers la métropole à l’époque de l’esclavage [Emancipation or Integration?: Migration Rights from the French Colonies towards Mainland France in the Age of Slavery]” for an international interdisciplinary colloquium, “Archeology of Migrations,” sponsored by the Institut national de recherches archéologiques preventives (National Institute for Archeological Preservation Research), at the Musée de l’Immigration in Paris on Friday, November 13, 2015.

Lawrence Hatter: Colonial Citizenship

Lawrence HatterDr. Lawrence Hatter presented a paper “Colonial Citizenship: Occupation, Naturalization, and U.S. Imperialism in the American West, 1796-1850” at the Western History Association’s 55th Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon on Friday, October 23.

Join us: Theorizing DH

To mark its inaugural academic year, the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) will host a brown-bag discussion series introducing faculty and graduate students to the fundamentals of Digital Humanities. This series aims to acquaint participants with key debates, terms, and concepts that ground Digital Humanities in various interpretive and computational methods.

Theorizing DH

Wednesday, October 28th
1:10 p.m.

Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC), Fourth Floor Holland Library


We will serve coffee and cookies. Contact David Squires ( for more information.


Commemoration, Celebration, and Politics

Dr Sun speaks to History Club
Dr. Sun speaks to History Club on “Commemoration, Celebration, and Politics”

On September 24, Dr. Raymond Sun spoke to the History Club on the topic of “Commemoration, Celebration, and Politics,” looking at how American presidents from Reagan to Obama have invoked the memory of the D-Day landings to shape our collective memory of the event and use it inspire support for their present-day political agendas.

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