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Reframing Scholarship in the Global Era: Questions of Nation and Place, 3/24-3/25/06

March 24, 2006IASEvents, | Conferences0

Friday, March 24th
9:00 -9:45 Introduction – Setting of Agenda – Lary May
10:00 – 11:00 – PANEL 1 – Using and Abusing Place and Nation in the Global Age.
Facilitator: Ajay Skaria. Panelists: Tom Wolfe, Eric Weitz
11:00 – 11:15 Brief break
11:15 – 11:45 Discussion of panel 1
11:45 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 – PANEL 2 – The Politics of Multi-sited Histories
Facilitator: Erika Lee. Panelists: Lewis Erenberg, Bianet Castellanos.
2:00 – 2:15 – Brief break
2:15 – 2:45 – Discussion of Panel 2
2:45 – 3:00 Brief break
3:00 – 4:00 – PANEL 3 – The Strange Career of Global Places and National Cultures.
Facilitator: David Karjanen. Panelists: Megan Feeney, Miglena Todorova
4:00 – 4:15 – Brief Break
4:15 – 4:45 – Discussion of Panel 3

Saturday, March 25th
9: 00 – 10:00 PANEL 4 – The Future of National Surveys: Curriculum, Teaching, and Texts.
Facilitator: Patrick McNamara. Panelists: Tim Borstelman
10:15 – 11:00 Breakout discussions w/ undergraduates, facilitated by graduate students Jeff Manuel and John Kinder from American Studies, History, Global Studies
11:00 – 12:30 Concluding Discussions, reflections on conference and discussions Concluding Remarks: David Noble

Cosponsored by The Department of History, the American Studies Program, and The Institute for Global Studies.

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