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Image as Levee: the Mississippi River before Mark Twain. Nenette Luarca-Shoaf, April 23, 2015.

Image as Levee: the Mississippi River before Mark Twain Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 4:00pm Northrop — Crosby Seminar Room (240) A presentation by Nenette Luarca-Shoaf, Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Fellow Download: small video, audio, or original. Q&A Download: small video, audio, or original. In the first half of the nineteenth century—decades before Mark Twain’s first […]

Disruption and Containment: Thinking about Tanyangzi in Comparative Perspective. Ann Waltner, History

Disruption and Containment: Thinking about Tanyangzi in Comparative Perspective Tuesday, April 21, 2015, from 4:30-5:45pm 140 Nolte Center The Religious Studies Program Annual Faculty Lecture, by Professor Ann Waltner, History Download: audio, small video, or original. Q&A Download: audio, small video, or original. Religious women are often disruptive: They may violate gender norms by refusing […]

Day Two: Experiencing Mass Images. Jennifer Roberts, April 17, 2015

Day Two: Experiencing Mass Images Friday, April 17, at Noon Center for Early Modern History 1210 Heller Hall Day two of the conference on Experiencing Mass Images: Currency as Metaprinting: the Case of Benjamin Franklin Jennifer Roberts, Art History, Harvard Download: audio, small video, or original. Scholars and numismatists of colonial America have carefully studied […]

Day One: Experiencing Mass Images. Thursdays at Four, April 16, 2015.

Day One: Experiencing Mass Images Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 4:00pm Northrop — Best Buy Theater Day one of the conference on Experiencing Mass Images. The talks and Q&A may be viewed upon UMN login. The Beginnings of Mass Visual Culture in the United States Michael Leja, Art History, U Penn Albert Newsam, “Lithography–P. S. Duval,” […]

Neoliberal Policy Reform and Food Security in West Africa. William Moseley, April 2015

Neoliberal Policy Reform, Rural Livelihoods, and Urban Food Security in West Africa: A Comparative Study of the Gambia, Côte d’Ivoire, and Mali April 13, 2015, at 12:00 noon Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop A talk by William Moseley, Geography, Macalester, with comments by Tracey Deutsch, History; Emily Hoover, Horticulture; and Rachel Schurman, Sociology. Download: audio, […]

Resilience and Sustainability of the River in an Era of Climate Change. Thursdays at Four, April 9, 2015.

Panel on Resilience and Sustainability of the River in an Era of Climate Change Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 4:00pm Northrop — Best Buy Theater River as Water. Part of the Sawyer Seminar Spring Symposium. Download: small video, audio, or original. Q&A Download: small video, audio, or original. Resilience has emerged in the past few […]