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Thursday Speaker Series 2012-2013

September 26, 2012
Dr. Amelia Jones, McGill University
“Queering Performance and Performing Queer: The Histrionic Performances of Nao Bustamante”

September 27, 2012
Oluyemi Fayomi, Covenant University, Nigeria
“Neglected Non-State Actors: The African Diasporas in the West African Sub-region”

October 4, 2012
Dr. Karen Balcom, McMaster University
The Back Door In: Private Acts of Congress and the Children Americans Adopted Abroad After World War II

October 17, 2012
Hooker Distinguished Visiting Speaker, Dr. Ian Tyrrell
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
“Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: A Lost Opportunity for Global Conservation in Roosevelt’s America, 1898-1910”

October 19, 2012
Hooker Distinguished Visiting Speaker, Dr. Ian Tyrrell
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Something Big: Rooseveltian Progressivism and the Global Moment of “Settler” Conservation, c. 1900-1914

November 1, 2012
Yvonne Hunter, Ph.D. Candidate, McMaster University
“Sacred Suspicion: Religion and the Origins of the Cold War, 1941-1945”

January 24, 2013
Dr. Mayhill Flwler
Petro Jacyk Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for European, Russian and Euraisan Studies, University of Toronto
“Kremlin Cabaret: Mikhail Bulgakov, Mykola Kulish, and Transnational Dynamics in Soviet Culture”

February 14, 2013
Nicholas Must, Ph.D. Candidate, McMaster University
“Fashioning Huguenot identity through sermons: Balancing particularism and inclusion under the Edict of Nantes”

March 14, 2013
Annual Graduate Colloquium
Ripples in the Water: Order, Stability and Subversion