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History Speaker Series 2016-17

Kidada Williams, Wayne State University
“Engaging the Histories of Racial Violence to Understand the Charleston Killings”
Co-Sponsored with the College of Arts & Sciences

John Merriman, Yale University
“The Origins of Terrorism in Fin-de-Siecle France: States, Anarchists, and Violence” 

David Wagner, EMU M.A., 2010
“Chasing the Soviet Mirage: The Appeal of Russia to Americans in the 20th Century” 

Matthew Cook, EMU Department of Geography & Geology
“Counter Narratives and African American Historical Geographies” 

Stephen Ward, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
“Ideas in Movement(s): James and Grace Lee Boggs, the ’67 Detroit Riot, and Revolutionary Theory” 
Co-Sponsored with Philosophy and Women’s & Gender Studies

Colin Gunkel, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
“Mexico on Main Street: Transnational Film Culture in Los Angeles before World War II”