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Calendar

2021 Apr 22

WIGH Fellows Presentation: Michael Borsk, "From the Ground Up: Mapping an Approach to Property Formation in Settler Colonies"

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Zoom (RSVP Required)

"From the Ground Up: Mapping an Approach to Property Formation in Settler Colonies"
Michael Borsk, WIGH Global Fellow; PhD Candidate in History, Queen's University, Canada

Chair: Charles Maier, Research Professor of History, Harvard University

What - and where - is property in settler colonies? Taking the work of British and American land surveyors in the Great Lakes region together with the literature on law, colonialism, and state formation, this paper maps a new approach to...

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2021 Apr 23

'Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America 1619-2019' Panel Discussion

1:00pm

Location: 

Zoom (RSVP Required)

Register in advance for this webinar: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iGSEDzTmTla0KBROgrcC7g

Panel Discussion with:

  • Keisha N. Blain, University of Pittsburgh
  • Annette Gordon-Reed, Harvard University

Moderated by Jarvis R. Givens, Harvard University

Part of the W. E. B. Du Bois...

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Alumni Voices (Undergraduate)

 The profiles on this page provide a sense of the myriad professional paths that our undergraduate alumni successfully pursue after leaving Harvard.