ATLANTIC GEOGRAPHIES INSTITUTE

Four-day institute for advanced graduate students and recent postdocs

May 14-17, 2012

Keynote address is open to the public:

VINCENT BROWN
Professor of History and African and African American Studies
Duke University

"Cartographies of Atlantic Worlds: What Are We Mapping?"

Monday May 14, 4:30pm

Wesley/CAS Gallery

Sponsored by the Program in American Studies and the Department of History

Co-sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, the University of Miami Libraries, the Africana Studies Program, the Atlantic Studies Interdisciplinary Research Group, the Department of English, the Department of Geography and Regional Studies, the Graduate School, the Center for the Humanities, the Center for Latin American Studies, the Joseph Carter Fund of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and the Department of Philosophy.

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MICHELE REID-VAZQUEZ

Assistant Professor of History 
Georgia State University

Monday April 16, 2012 3:30pm
Location: 3rd Floor Conference Room, Richter Library

Sponsored by the Department of History

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DAVID NIRENBERG

Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Professor of Medieval History and Social Thought 
The University of Chicago

"Medieval History Meets Geopolitics: Judaism, Christianity, Islam"

Monday March 26, 2012, 3:30 pm
Location: The Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies

Sponsored by the Department of History; cosponsored by the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies and the Department of Religious Studies


BARBARA WEINSTEIN

Professor of History
New York University

"Race, Gender, and Regional Conflict in Brazil: The War of São Paulo, 1932"

Monday February 27, 2012, 3:30 pm
Location: 3rd Floor Conference Room, Richter Library

Sponsored by the Department of History; cosponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies

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DON DOYLE

McCausland Professor of History, University of South Carolina

"America's International Civil War"

Thursday February 2, 2012, 3:30 p.m.
Location: 3rd Floor Conference Room, Richter Library

Sponsored by the American Studies Program; cosponsored by the Department of History

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LECTURE IN HONOR OF JANET MARTIN
PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

GAIL LENHOFF

Professor of Russian Literature
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
UCLA

Thursday November 10, 2011, 3:30pm
Location: College of Arts and Sciences Gallery, 1210 Stanford Drive

Sponsored by the Department of History

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KATHLEEN A. DUVAL

Associate Professor of History
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Independence Lost: The Gulf Coast and the American Revolution”

Thursday October 6, 2011, 4:30 pm
Location: 3rd Floor Conference Room, Richter Library

Sponsored by the Atlantic Studies Research Group of the Center for the Humanities and cosponsored by the Department of History


ERIC FONER

DeWitt Clinton Professor of History
Columbia University

“The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery”

Thursday September 22, 2011, 4:30 pm
Location: Storer Auditorium
UM School of Business Administration
5250 University Drive

Sponsored by the Department of History; cosponsored by the Center for the Humanities and the Program in American Studies

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ALEXANDER VON HOFFMAN

Senior Research Fellow, Joint Center for Housing Studies
Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

"Housing Matters: America's Quest for Decent Homes"

Monday September 12, 2011
5pm, Reception in the Korach Gallery
5:30-7:00pm, Lecture in Glasgow Hall
Location: Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center
1215 Dickinson Drive
Coral Gable Campus

Sponsored by the Office of Civic & Community Engagement and co-sponsored by the American Studies Program

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HERMAN LEBOVICS

State University of New York Trustees Distinguished Professor of History
State University of New York, Stony Brook

Friday September 9, 2011
12:30-2 pm (lunch served at 12:15 pm) 
Location: Fourth Floor Faculty Seminar Room, UM School of Law

Sponsored by the UM School of Law Legal Theory Workshop and cosponsored by the Department of History

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