Dr. Gillen D'arcy Wood presents First Ice: The Antarctic Discovery Voyages and their Legacy
March 12, 3:00pm
Main Library, Room 106
This Series explores the research process of scholars across disciplines by highlighting their scholarly works. From the moment a scholar embarks on a research project to its eventual point of completion or further continuation, she or he would have interacted with information professionals and fellow scholars in the field, worked with library and archival collections and a multitude of electronic resources and technologies.
Friday Forum with Kryss Chupp, Christian Peacemaker Teams
March 15, 12pm
Latzer Hall, University YMCA
The spring series will take place on Fridays from February 15 through April 19. Lectures will feature individuals, programs, and initiatives who will address topics ranging from foreign policy issues to immigration concerns, and care for the environment.
With Whatever Weapons: Mexico City’s People, National Identity, and the American Invasion, 1847
March 25, 3pm
101 International Studies Building
This talk will look at popular resistance to the American invasion of Mexico City to show how poor urban people under particular circumstances also expressed a vision of what the nation was and why it should be defended against extreme odds. It will also consider why their efforts were interpreted by both the Americans and the city’s elite as being little more than criminal behavior.
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