For Release Upon Receipt - September 7, 2005
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LEADING HISTORIANS TO DISCUSS FUTURE OF AMERICAN POLITICS DURING BU SEMINAR SERIES
(Boston) — Boston University will host a series of seminars beginning Wednesday, September 14th that will bring a group of leading historians from the Boston area together to present their research on our nation's political past. The seminars will offer an opportunity for the BU community to discuss the next "great works" on American politics as they are being written.
Sponsored by the Department of History at BU, the seminar schedule is as follows: Dan Carpenter, professor of political science at Harvard University will present “The Political Crystallization of an Organizational Identity: Pharmaceutical Regulation at the FDA, 1947-1962” on Wednesday, September 14; Meg Jacobs, Associate professor of history at Massachusetts Institute of Technology will present “Panic at the Pump: How the Energy Crisis of the 1970s Changed American Politics” on Wednesday, October 19; and Erez Manela, assistant professor of history at Harvard University will present “The ‘Wilsonian Moment’ in the Colonial World and the Origins of Contemporary International Society” on Wednesday, November 30.
All three seminars being at 11:30 a.m. in room 110 at 226 Bay State Road and are free and open to the public.
Event: The Boston University Political History Seminars
Wednesday, September 14
Wednesday, October 19
Wednesday, November 30
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Place: Boston University Department of History, room 110
226 Bay State Road, Boston, MA, 02215
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