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Invited Presentations, Lectures, etc.

Borish, Linda J. “Jewish Women in the American Gym: Basketball, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Early Twentieth Century.” Twenty-Third Annual Klutznick-Harris Symposium for theme of “Jews in the Gym: Judaism, Sports, and Athletics,” Creighton University, Omaha, NE, October 2010.

Borish, Linda J. “Jewish Women in American Sport: Settlement Hoses to the Olympics.” Documentary film. Presented at Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life, Yale University, ”Jews in Sports” week, New Haven, CT, April 2011.

Brandão, J. A. Moderator and discussant, “The French in Michigan.” Annual Conference of the Centre for French Colonial Studies, South Bend, IN, October 2010.

Brandão, J. A. “The Relation du sieur De lamotte Cadillac: A Mémoire in Search of An Author.” Newberry Fellows Seminar, Newberry Library, Chicago, IL, November 2010.

Coryell, Janet. Chair and commentator, “Contesting Domesticity: Varieties of Women’s Political Voice in the Early Republic.” Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting, Rochester, NY, July 2010.

Dooley, Howard. “The Great Arab Awakening: A Springtime of Hope for the Middle East.” Rajagiri College, Cochin, Kerala, India, March 2011.

Elder, E. Rozanne. “Shifting Theologies in the Late Twelfth Century.” Medieval Church and Culture Seminar, Oxford University, November 2010.

Gray, Marion. “The Pitfalls and Possibilities of Microhistory.” Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for the Study of History, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, May 2011.

Heasley, Lynne. Keynote for “Making it Home in the Kickapoo Valley: Wisconsin Cultural Tour for K-12 Teachers,” Wisconsin Arts Board, August 2010.

Heasley, Lynne. “Walking Sticks.” A photographic-painting collaboration with landscape painter Conrad Kaufman, Kalamazoo Art Hop, Kalamazoo, MI, March 2011.

Kachun, Mitch. Chair and commentator, “The Politics of Memory.” American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, January 2011.

Kachun, Mitch. Chair and commentator, “The American Revolution in Antebellum Memory,” Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting, Rochester, NY, July 2010.

Martini, Edwin A. Chair and commentator, “The Global Footprint of the U.S. Military.” Annual meeting of the Society for the History of American Foreign Relations, MacLean, VA, June 2011.

Martini, Edwin A. Chair and commentator, “Ecologies of War: US Military Supremacy and the Limits of the 'Human.'” Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association, San Antonio, TX, November 2010.

Strong, Anise. “Objects of Desire: Female Gazes and Male Bodies in Spartacus.” Film and History Conference, Milwaukee, WI, November 2010.

Warren, Wilson J. “Workers, Labor Unions and the Making of Meat: Iowa’s History in a Global Context.” The Richard Geiger History Lecture, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA, November 2010. 

Xiong, Victor. “Urban Settlements of the Northern Qi.” Art and Material Culture of the Northern Qi Period Conference, Freer and Sackler Galleries, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., June 2011

Xiong, Victor. “Ethnicity and Religion in Greater Ye and the Making of the Xiangtanghan Cave Complex in the Sixth Century.” Echoes of the Past Symposium, Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, October 2010

Xiong, Victor. “Historiography East and West” and “Sui-Tang Chang’an.” Lectures at Xiamen University, China, June 2011.

Xiong, Victor. “Chang’an: The Great City of Medieval China.” Lecture at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, April 2011.

Yoshida, Takashi. “Memories and Lapses in Postwar Japan and America.” Lecture at John Carroll University, University Heights, OH, November 2010.


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