Monday, August 23, 2010

History Workshop Series. De-Centering the Nation State: Historical Methodology within a Pacific Geography


The UH-Manoa Department of History has announced a new History Workshop series. Below is quoted directly from an email circulated by Suzanna Reiss and Matt Romaniello. For more information on David Chappell's talk, click on the image at top right; for more on the series in general, click on the image at bottom right.
Dear Colleagues,

The Department of History invites you to join the inaugural series of our new History Workshop.  This year's theme is "De-Centering the Nation State: Historical Methodology within a Pacific Geography." 

The series will being with "Transnations in Oceania: Colonial States and Indigenous Identities" by David Chappell, Associate Professor of Pacific and World History, on Friday, September 3rd at 2:30 pm in the History Department Library (Sakamaki Hall A201). 

We've attached flyers for Professor Chappell's talk and the upcoming series.  We would greatly appreciate it if you would distribute this information among your own colleagues.  We would be happy to send you paper copies if you would be interested in distributing them or posting a copy. 

We hope to see you all on September 3rd, or at one of our upcoming talks.  If you were interested in presenting as part of this year's workshop, or presenting in one of our future series, please let us know.  Furthermore, if you know of a graduate student who might be interested in joining our Graduate Student Forum next May, please encourage them to contact us.

Sincerely,
Suzanna Reiss and Matt Romaniello, Assistant Professors of History

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