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Thursday Speaker Series 2009/2010

September 24, 2009
Dr. Stephen Heathorn, McMaster University
“The Battle for Waterloo (Bridge): Time and Urban Modernity in London, 1923-1940”

November 5, 2009
Dr. Wesley Ferris, McMaster University
“The Practice of Deference Politics in Modern Britain: The Case of West Derbyshire, 1885-1910”

November 27, 2009
Dr. Craig Colton, Carol O. Sauer Professor of Geography, Louisana State University
“Losing Resilience in the Fight Against Floods in New Orleans”

January 28, 2010
Natasha Moulton, Ph.D. Candidate, McMaster University
“”I didn’t serve in combat, what was my problem?”: American female military nurse veterans of the Vietnam War and their fight to gain recognition and treatment as sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder”

February 25, 2010
Joel Konrad, Ph.D. Candidate, McMaster University
“Superscription on the Body of Man”: Corporeal Alteration and the Discourse of Civility in Late Sixteenth- and Seventeenth- Century British Culture

March 11, 2010
Gerulf Hirt, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Gottingen
“Warlocks-Ghostwriters-Consumer Advisors? Scruitinizing the Self-Perceptions of West German Ad Experts (1933-1960)”

March 12, 2010
Graduate Colloquium
‘Contacts: Cross-Cultural Exchanges in the Atlantic World’

March 25, 2010
Dr. David Trotman, York University
“Public Performance and Historical Narrative: Contestations for Decolonizing History in Trinidad”

April 8, 2010
Dr. Burton Cleetus, Rockefeller Fellow and Lecturer, Calicut University, India
“Global Capital, Trans-National Migration and the Reorganization of Ayurvedic Healing Practices in India, 1870-1930”

May 25, 2010
Commander Steve Waddell
“Operation Saiph: Counter Piracy and Counter Terrorism at Sea”