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Seminars

History Seminar Series

Semester 2, AY2017-18

4.30-6.00pm


 

  *JANUARY*

 

   25 Jan

Farish NOOR, RSIS

 

“Before the Pivot: America’s Encounters with Southeast Asia in the 19th Century and American Orientalism”

 

Venue: HSS 04-71 + light refreshments

 

 

  *FEBRUARY*

 

  8 Feb

Robert DUPLESSIS (CLASS Seminar), Visiting Professor, Swarthmore College

 

 "Why Study Atlantic (or Pacific, or Indian Ocean) History When Everyone Is Talking about Globalization?”

 

Venue: HSS Conference Room, 05-57 + light buffet meal

 

 

  22 Feb

Brian SHOTT, Independent Scholar  

 

“Schooling Filipinos: U.S. Empire, ‘Jim Crow Colonialism,’ and the Pacific’s Unstable Color Lines, 1898-1905”

 

Venue: HSS 04-71 + light refreshments  

 

 

  *MARCH*

 

  15 Mar

Peter KUZNICK, American University

 

Roundtable Discussion: “The Cold War and the Rise and Fall of the American Empire”                

 

*Students encouraged to attend*

 

Venue: HSS Conference Room, 05-57 + wine & local treats

 

 

 

 

 *APRIL*

 

  5 Apr

Gabriele KOCH, Yale-NUS College

 

“Precarious Healing: Labors of Intimacy in Tokyo’s Sex Industry”

 

Venue: HSS 04-71 + light refreshments

 

 

  19 Apr 

 Céline CODEREY, Asia Research Institute & Tembusu College, NUS

 

“Myanmar Traditional Medicine: The Making of a National Heritage”

 

Venue: HSS 04-71 + light refreshments