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Thursday Speaker Series 2015-2016

October 8, 2015
Jacqueline Kirkham, Ph.D. Candidate, McMaster University
“Forsaking Paul Bunyan: Gender, Safety, and the Pacific Coast Forest Industry, 1945-1975”

November 5, 2015
Tim Mueller, Ph.D. Candidate, McMaster University
“From racial selection to postwar deception: The Napolas and Denazification”

December 3, 2015
History 3HP3 Practicum Presentations
2:15 – 4:45 p.m.

January 13, 2016 – Guest Speaker
Dr. Hiromi Mizuno, Departments of History and Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
“A Kula Ring for the Flying Geese: Japan, Postcolonial Asia, and Cold War”

January 14, 2016
Dr. Rachel Rothschild, New York University
Dr. Toshihiro Higuchi, Georgetown University
Dr. Jody Roberts, Chemical Heritage Foundation
“History for a Toxic Planet”

January 21, 2016
Michael Clemens, Ph.D. Candidate, McMaster University
” … a peculiar mental background”: The Film Board Looks North, 1945-1958

February 4, 2016
Adam Shoalts, Ph.D. Candidate, McMaster University
Tracking the Sasquatch: Accounts of Monsters in Explorers’ Journals, 1608-1898

February 25, 2016
Oleksa Drachewych, Ph.D. Candidate, McMaster University
“Moscow’s Meddling?: The Communist Party of South Africa, the Comintern & Race, 1920-1935”

March 10, 2016
Dr. Alison McQueen, Director, School of the Arts, McMaster University
Public Sculpture, Colonial French Algeria and the Politics of the Metropole
Messecar Lecture

April 5, 2016
2016 Undergraduate History Showcase

April 6, 2016
History 3HP3 Practicum Presentations
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.