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An Interview with Mediterranean Collaborative Conveners Kathryn Reyerson, Patricia Lorcin, and John Watkins, July 30, 2012

October 2, 2012Aaron Victorin-VangerudNews,  | Collaboratives | 2012-2013Comments Off on An Interview with Mediterranean Collaborative Conveners Kathryn Reyerson, Patricia Lorcin, and John Watkins, July 30, 2012

An Interview with Mediterranean Collaborative Conveners Kathryn Reyerson, Patricia Lorcin, and John Watkins by Amir Hussain The Mediterranean Sea, an inlet of enclosed water, sits between southern Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia. The shape of the sea, clearly visible on a world map, fills the gaps of the lands around it. The conveners of […]

Identity in the Mediterranean World: From the Middle Ages to Today, 2011-2012

During 2011‐2012 the collaborative will direct its investigation of Mediterranean identities to a consideration of violence. Traditionally, the violence of vendetta and the violence of religious clashes have been associated with the Mediterranean. The collaborative is interested in exploring whether there really is something distinctive about Mediterranean violence. Is there something unique that sets Mediterranean […]

Identity in the Mediterranean World: From the Middle Ages to Today

Thursday to Saturday, April 7-9 Cosponsored by the Center for Medieval Studies, the Center for Jewish Studies, the Center for Early Modern History, and the Institute for Global Studies This conference focuses on constructions of identities in the Mediterranean world from the Middle Ages to the present. By identities we refer both to self-defined cultural […]

Wound of Empire or Cancer of Colonialism? Colonial women’s writing and the creation of nostalgia in French Algeria – A talk by Patricia Lorcin

Patricia Lorcin is a professor of History at the University of Minnesota.

Identity in the Mediterranean World: From the Middle Ages to Today, 2010-2011

During 2010-11, the Collaborative focused on constructions of identities in the Mediterranean world from the Middle Ages to the present.  By identities we refer both to self-defined cultural identities and identities imposed by others; in each case, more than just ethnicity or race is involved, but also law, class, politics, religion, language, and culture.  Although […]

“From the South of France to the Global South: the Meaning of Josephine Baker’s Argentinean Idyll” – discussion with Matthew Pratt Guterl, 9/21

September 21, 2007IASEvents0

Discussion with Matthew Pratt Guterl, with comment by Patricia Lorcin. Paper is available in the Department of History, 614 Social Sciences. Matthew Pratt Guterl is Associate Professor in the Department of African American & African Diaspora Studies and director of the American Studies Program at Indiana University. Event will take place at 202 Oren Gateway […]

Susan Craddock, Faculty Fellow, Spring 2006

Susan Craddock (Center for Bioethics, Academic Health Center; Women’s Studies and Institute for Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts) Professor Craddock studied Somali communities in the Twin Cities to focus on their perspectives on tuberculosis and its treatment. She also examined Somali accounts of their immigration experiences and living conditions in the United States as […]