The School of History and Sociology presents the fall 2018 speakers series. All talks are from 4:00 - 5:30 PM in room 104 of the Old Civil Engineering Building, unless otherwise noted.
August 27, 2018
Sven Beckert (Harvard University)
"Empire of Cotton: The Global Origins of Modern Capitalism"
Note that this talk will be in the Student Success Center, President's Suite C&D
September 17, 2018
Abby Kinchy (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
"Absence of Evidence, Evidence of Absence: Conceptualizing Ignorance in Environmental Controversies"
October 15, 2018
Kate Pride Brown (Georgia Tech)
"The Bully and the Bear: How Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin Exercise Power, and Why it Matters"
October 29, 2018
Clapperton Mavhunga (MIT)
"The Mobile Workshop: The Tsetse Fly and African Knowledge Production"
November 5, 2018
Rayvon Fouché (Purdue University)
"Black History Month, Sneakers, and the Cultural Politics of Intellectual Property"