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Vexed Histories: Rethinking Trajectories of Black Studies, Ethnic Studies, & Women's Studies

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Presenter: 

Dr. Nick Mitchell, African American Studies

Presenter2: 

Ziza Delgado, Ethnic Studies

Date: 

Thu, 04/12/2012 - 16:00 to 17:30

Location: 

691 Barrows

VEXED HISTORIES: RETHINKING THE TRAJECTORIES OF BLACK STUDIES, ETHNIC STUDIES, & WOMEN'S STUDIES

Slavery, Gender, and Colonialism

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Professor Ugo Nwokeji, African American Studies
& Alejandra Dubcovsky, History

History is frequently depicted in textbooks on a macro-scale. For example, the “history” of early colonial America may be interpreted as a power struggle between competing English, French, and Spanish interests (amongst the dominant players of the time) each vying with one another economically and militarily for a controlling stake in the “New World.”

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