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Vanderbilt History Seminar 2017-2018


Vanderbilt History Seminar 2017-18 Participants

Joshua Reid, University of Washington
Book Discussion: The Sea is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs
September 25

Peter Lake, Vanderbilt University

Crying Like A Protestant: Dublin Jail, 1640
October 16

Paolo Squatriti, University of Michigan
The Restless Resource: Medieval Europeans and Water

November 6

Benjamin Cohen, University of Utah
Ruth Mostern, University of Pittsburgh
Methods and Challenges: Asian Hydro-Histories in the Long Durée
December 4

Gregory Cushman, University of Kansas
Book Discussion: Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World: A Global Ecological History
January 23

Michael Christopher Low, Iowa State
Drinking the Sea: Desalinated Dreams, Fossil-Fueled and Filtered from the Pacific to the Persian Gulf
February 19

Sarah Hamilton, Auburn
Spanish Wetlands in the Anthropocene
March 26

Andrew Needham, NYU
Jason Scott Smith, University of New Mexico
Methods and Challenges: Water and US Infrastructure
April 16