History Symposium At B.C.

Boston College will be the site of the second annual Boston Area Graduate History Symposium on March 23. The event, which will feature presentations on several aspects of American, European, Irish and women's history by graduate students from Boston College and other New England institutions, will take place in Higgins Hall.

A highlight of the symposium will be a keynote address by Assoc. Prof. Mrinalini Sinha (History) in Higgins 304 at 1 p.m. Her talk is titled "Should Humpty Dumpty Be Put Back Together Again? Imperial History at the End of the Twentieth Century."

The morning and afternoon sessions will each feature four panels. Higgins 304 will be the location for "Reappraisals and New Beginnings: Eastern Europe in the 20th Century" at 9:30 a.m.; "Strategic Maneuvering in the Cold War" at 10:45 a.m.; "Power, Ethnicity and Race in Modern US History" at 2 p.m.; and "Resistance and Conquest in the Countryside" at 3:30 p.m.

The following panels will take place in Higgins 307: "Twentieth Century European Reactions to Crises" at 9:30 a.m.; "Theological Visions and the Medieval Mind" at 10:45 a.m.; "Social Control and Women's Philanthropy" at 2 p.m.; and "Smart Women, Foolish Choices?" at 3:30 p.m.

A reception at Hovey House will follow the panel presentations.

The symposium is sponsored by the History Department and the Graduate Student Association.


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