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Speaker Series: Helen Veit “For Infants and Invalids: Medicalizing Children’s Food in the Nineteenth Century”

As part of the Speaker Series, our very own Helen Veit will be giving a talk on Friday, April 19, at 3:30 pm in the Old Horticulture Conference Room. Helen Veit specializes in American history. Her first book, Modern Food, Moral Food: Self-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century (University… Continue Reading Speaker Series: Helen Veit “For Infants and Invalids: Medicalizing Children’s Food in the Nineteenth Century”

Speaker Series: Jerry Davila, “Race Mixture in the Land of the Future”

As part of the Speaker Series for the Department of History, Jerry Davila will be giving a talk on Thursday, April 11, 3:30pm in room 255 Old Horticulture. Davila is a Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Race Mixture in the Land of the Future” The decolonization of West African nations… Continue Reading Speaker Series: Jerry Davila, “Race Mixture in the Land of the Future”

Lecture by Daniel Macfarlane on Friday, “Negotiating High Modernism: The Niagara and St. Lawrence Transborder Projects”

Friday, March 15th 3:30 pm 255 Old Horticulture This Friday, Daniel Macfarlane will be giving a talk titled “Negotiating High Modernism: The Niagara and St. Lawrence Transborder Projects”. Daniel is a Fulbright Scholar in Canadian Studies at MSU. This presentation will explore various transnational aspects of the Niagara Falls and St. Lawrence megaprojects, both of which… Continue Reading Lecture by Daniel Macfarlane on Friday, “Negotiating High Modernism: The Niagara and St. Lawrence Transborder Projects”