2018-2019 Schedule

All 2018-2019 CHR lectures and seminars will meet from 3:00-4:30 p.m. unless otherwise specified.

Fri., Sept. 28, Wang Zheng, University of Michigan, “A Socialist Feminist Revolution in the Early People’s Republic of China”  (Location: Dulles Hall, Room 168) This talk is sponsored in part by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant to The Ohio State University East Asian Studies Center. (More information)

Fri., Oct. 26, James McDougall, University of Oxford, “Revolutions and Counter-Revolutions from Anticolonialism to the Arab Spring: Algeria, Africa, Islam” (Location: Dulles Hall, Room 168) (Read paper.)

Fri., Nov. 30, Louis Pérez, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, “A Past to Look Forward To: The Cuban Revolution as History Foretold” (Location: Thompson Library, Room 165)
Social scientists look to economic and social structures to find the root causes of revolutions, but what about history itself as a rationale for radical change? Professor Louis A. Pérez will explore Fidel Castro’s use of history and national identity in mobilizing Cubans for revolution. This talk is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the U.S. Department of Education through a Title VI grant.

Fri., Jan. 18, David P. Fields, University of Wisconsin–Madison, “The Three Revolutions of Syngman Rhee” (Abstract) This event is co-sponsored by the Institute for Korea Studies and a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant to The Ohio State University East Asian Studies Center. (Location: Dulles Hall, Room 168)

Fri., Feb. 22Ludivine Batigny, Universite de Rouen, “The Revolutions of 1968” (blog site) (Location: 120 Mershon Center, 1501 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH)

Fri., March 1,  Zara Anishanslin, University of Delaware and John Lear, University of Puget Sound, “Art in a Time of Revolution: Reconsidering the American Revolution and the Mexican Revolution” (Location: Dulles Hall, Room 168) (more info about Prof. Anishanslin)

Fri., April 12, Marcella Echeverri, Yale University, “Afro-Latino and indigenous loyalists in South America’s revolutionary independence movements of the 19th century” (Location: Dulles Hall, Room 168)

Date: TBA, Gil Joseph, Yale University, “Revolution in Modern Latin America” (Location: Dulles Hall, Room 168)