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January 2018

Sabbatical Seminar: “The Native Peoples of Brazil and First Five Generations of Interactions with the Portuguese: Translating Frei Vicente do Salvador’s 1627 History”

January 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
College of Charleston, 66 George St
Charleston, SC United States
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Sabbatical Seminar "The Native Peoples of Brazil and First Five Generations of Interactions with the Portuguese: Translating Frei Vicente do Salvador's 1627 History" Timothy Coates, PhD  Dr. Timothy Coates is Professor of History at the College of Charleston and formerly the Vasco da Gama Visiting Professor of Portuguese History at Brown University.   He has also taught as visiting professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and the Universidade de Lisboa.  He has conducted research and lectured in Portugal, India, Brazil,…

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February 2018

Faculty Seminar: “‘The Greatest Dissembler in the World:’ Timucuas, Spaniards, and the Fall of Fort Caroline”

February 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
College of Charleston, 66 George St
Charleston, SC United States
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Faculty Seminar "'The Greatest Dissembler in the World:' Timucuas, Spaniards, and the Fall of Fort Caroline" Dr. Christophe Boucher Christophe Boucher received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in 2001. His research and teaching interests are Native American History, History of the American West, Atlantic World History and French Colonial America. He is currently revising a book manuscript on the early history of the Wyandots, a Northern Iroquoian people who deeply influenced the history of the Great Lakes region until…

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March 2018

Faculty Seminar: “Slavery and War in the Atlantic World: The Case of Confederate Georgia”

March 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
College of Charleston, 66 George St
Charleston, SC United States
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Faculty Seminar "Slavery and War in the Atlantic World: The Case of Confederate Georgia" Dr. David Gleason David T. Gleeson is Professor of American History and Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation at Northumbria University in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. A native of Ireland, Gleason spent eighteen years studying and teaching in the United States, with a notable stint on the faculty of the College of Charleston's history department. Gleason also contributes to the Program in the Carolina Lowcountry and…

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“Freedoms Gained and Lost: Reinterpreting Reconstruction in the Atlantic World”

March 16, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - March 18, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
College of Charleston, 66 George St
Charleston, SC United States
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Freedoms Gained and Lost: Reinterpreting Reconstruction in the Atlantic World March 16-18, 2018 College of Charleston In honor of the 150th Anniversary of South Carolina’s 1868 Constitutional Convention, South Carolina’s multiracial Constitutional Convention that fundamentally changed the state by ushering in legal reforms, provided for public education, expanded the franchise, and promised numerous other rights, the College of Charleston will host a conference entitled “Freedoms Gained and Lost: Reinterpreting Reconstruction in the Atlantic World.” In the decades following the 1868 conventions…

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April 2018

“The Hold Cuba Has On Me: Memory, Travel, and Writing” with Ruth Behar, Ph.D.

April 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
College of Charleston, 66 George St
Charleston, SC United States
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"The Hold Cuba Has On Me: Memory, Travel, and Writing" Ruth Behar, Ph.D. Ruth Behar is the Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. The recipient of a MacArthur Fellows Award, she is known for her interdisciplinary thinking about the search for home in our global era and her bold approach to writing in blurred genres that mix ethnography, memoir, fiction, and poetry. Her books include The Presence of the Past in a Spanish Village, Translated…

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