Cultural Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CSC: The Historian’s Eye: Meditations on Photography, History, and the American Present

Thursday, November 2, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Johnson Center, Meeting Room D

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We would like to invite you to our colloquium "The Historian’s Eye: Meditations on Photography, History, and the American Present" with our guest speaker Matthew Frye Jacobson from Department of African American Studies at Yale University. Do not miss this engaging talk.

Dr. Jacobson is a professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies at Yale University. His research interests include race in U.S. political culture 1790–present, U.S. imperialism, immigration and migration, popular culture, and the juridical structures of U.S. citizenship. He is the author of the books What Have they Built You to Do?: The Manchurian Candidate and Cold War America, (with Gaspar Gonzalez, 2006), Roots Too: White Ethnic Revival in Post–Civil Rights America (2005), Barbarian Virtues: The United States Encounters Foreign Peoples at Home and Abroad, 1876–1917 (2000), Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race (1998), and Special Sorrows: The Diasporic Imagination of Irish, Polish, and Jewish Immigrants in the United States (1995).

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