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Symposium: “Cosmopolitanism versus Globalization”

October 23 - October 24
508 O’Brian

There is an increasingly obvious conflict between the culture of a genuine cosmopolitanism, originating in the qualitative creativity of local contexts yet in communication with a worldwide Republic of Letters, and globalization, with its quantitative anti-culture of commodification, cost-benefit, and publicity motivated by monetary profiteering. Of this conflict, Pierre Bourdieu, in Firing Back (2001) wrote: […]

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2:00 pm

Early Modern Research Workshop: Ann Little, “The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright: Violence and Communities of Women in the Northeast Borderlands”

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
280 Park Hall

Ann Little (Professor of History, Colorado State) is author of Abraham in Arms: War and Gender in Colonial New England and The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright. She is also the irrepressible persona behind the popular Historiann blog on history and sexual politics. The events are sponsored by the Early Modern Research Workshop with co-sponsorships […]

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