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October 2018

Department Workshop: “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women Archeologists Under Communism (1945-1989)”

October 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Conference Room, KF

A work in progress presented by Dr. Florin Curta Copies of the paper will be available before the workshop. Contact Dr. Curta at fcurta@ufl.edu

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Public talk: “Divided Dreams: Moroccan Jews and the Post-Independence Moroccan State”

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica, 1545 West University Avenue

Dr. Alma Heckman, University of California-Santa Cruz will be giving a talk. This talk is part of the Mediterranean and North African Jewish History series  sponsored by the Alexander Grass Chair in Jewish Studies and the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica. The moment of Moroccan independence in 1956 was optimistic for Jews.  The Istiqlal (“Independence” in Arabic) government with King Mohammed V at its head appointed a Jewish minister, and the Muslim-Jewish unity group, al-Wifaq (“Accord”), drew the support…

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Faculty/Grad Student Workshop: “The Rights and Obligations of Divorce: Jews and Moroccan Independence”

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Conference Room, KF

Precirculated paper; please RSVP to mcampos@ufl.edu Dr. Heckman will discuss a chapter that explores the Moroccan Communist Party’s (PCM) evolution into a national liberation party in the post-war period. It addresses urban Jewish communal attitudes to the movement for independence and the available marketplace for political ideas and ideologies, including the accelerating popularity of Zionism.  As Jews began to leave Morocco for Israel, those Jews who were members of the PCM entrenched themselves in national liberation politics. Included in this chapter is…

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November 2018

Brown Chair Research in Progress Talk: “Manifest Destiny at Sea: Steam Infrastructure and American Power, 1847-1857”

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Conference Room, KF

Dr. Alicia Maggard, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Maritime Studies Program of Williams College and Mystic Seaport This talk is sponsored by the Hyatt and Cici Brown Chair in History. For further information contact Dr. Sean Adams spadams@ufl.edu  

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Escaping Nuremberg: How Nazi Perpetrators Fled Justice

November 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica, 1545 West University Avenue

A talk by Gerald Steinacher Gerald Steinacher is the Hyman Rosenberg Professor for Judaic Studies at the University of Nebraska. He is the author of Nazis on the Run: How Hitler’s Henchmen Fled Justice, which won the Jewish Book Award, andHumanitarians at War: The Red Cross in the Shadow of the Holocaust.

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Grad Workshop: Alternative Careers

November 9 @ 11:45 am - 12:35 pm
Conference Room, KF

Dr. Rachel Rothstein, a graduate of our program, will talk about what you can do with your PhD.

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Department Workshop: “The Sacred World of Mary Prince”

November 15 @ 1:55 pm - 3:30 pm
Conference Room, KF

Work in progress presented by Dr. Jon Sensbach. Copies of the paper will be available before the talk. If you would like a copy, contact Dr. Curta at fcurta@ufl.edu.

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Strange Careers: Fifty Years of Southern Women’s Histories

November 27 - November 29
Keene Flint Hall

The Richard J. Milbauer Symposium on Southern History

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December 2018

Department Workshop: “Poder Negro in Revolutionary Cuba: Black Consciousness, Communism and the Challenge of Solidarity”

December 6 @ 1:55 pm - 3:30 pm
Conference Room, KF

A work in progress presented by Dr. Lilian Guerra. Copies of the paper will be available before the talk. To get one, contact Dr. Curta at fcurta@ufl.edu.

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February 2019

Symposium Honoring the Career and Scholarship of Luise White

February 9, 2019
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