Department of History

Department of History
Department of History

Featured Events for APRIL 2020




All Events:



  • October 3rd - History Department Seminar Series 
    • Francesca Trivellato, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton 
    • "The Threat of Jewish Invisibility—Medieval, Early Modern, Modern"  
    • University Club, George Teeves Room @ 5:30pm 


  • November 5th - Arthur Lower Workshop
    • Alan Corbiere, Carleton University 
    • Gaawii go eta aansookaan aawzinoo: "That is not just a legend" - Using Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) as an Analytic Tool to Study History
    • Watson Hall 517 @ 7:00 pm 


No events scheduled for December. 

January 2020 



  • February 28th-29th - Becoming Allies: Muslim-Jewish Solidarity in the Face of Islamophobia and Antisemitism 
    Co-sponsored with Department of History, Muslim Societies, Global Perspectives, and Jewish Studies Program

  • Feb 28th - "Confronting the Pushback Against Muslim-Jewish Solidarity
    • Professor Rabab Abdulhadi, San Francisco State University & Professor Barry Trachtenberg, Wake Forest University
    • Robert Sutherland Hall  @ 4:00 pm
  • Feb 29th - Symposium: Islamophobia & Antisemitism, Past and Present
    • Professor I. Kalmar (University of Toronto); Dr. M. Mazigh (writer, Rights Advocate); Professor M. Bayoumi (Brooklyn College); L. Tarachansky (Filmmaker, Journalist); A. Kanji, JD, LLM (Writer, Programming Director, Noor Culture Centre)
    • Donald Gordon Centre @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm 
    • Limited seating available. Please register with Prof. Salzmann of History [


  • March 5th - Nugent Lecture
    • Lauren Benton, Professor of History and Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University 
    • "The Time of Small Wars: Legalities of Violence in Early European Empires"  
    • University Club @ 5:30 - 7:00 pm  - Reception to follow 7:00-9:00 pm
  • March 12th - Arthur Lower Workshop
    • Mary Chaktsiris
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    • Watson Hall Rm 517 @ 6:00 pm
  • POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER 2020 - March 19th - Dr Juan Cole, University of Michigan
    • Lecture and Book Signing
    • "Muhammad. Prophet of Peace amid the Clash of Empires"  
    • University Club - George Teves Rm
    • Reception @ 5:30 pm -  George Teves Rm 
    • Lecture @ 6:00 pm - George Teves Rm 
    • Co-sponsored with Muslim Societies, School of Religion, Office of Faith and Spiritual Life