2019 Forrest W. Clonts Lecture

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Date(s) - 02/04/2019
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Kulynych Auditorium, Byrum Welcome Center


Sadly, this event is in the past.

However, the lecture was a smashing success; well attended and thought provoking.  If you missed it, please consider attending next year!

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2019 Clonts Lecture Updated Immigration Control and Boundaries of American Power

You are cordially invited to the 2019 Forrest W. Clonts Lecture, Sovereignty’s Edges: US immigration control and the boundaries of American power in the 20th century,” by Dr. Paul Kramer of Vanderbilt University.

TimeMonday February 4, 5-7:30pm (Reception with heavy hors d’oeuvre: 5-6pm; Lecture: 6-7:30pm)

PlaceKulynych Auditorium, Porter Byrum Welcome Center

Dr. Kramer is historian of modern US with a focus on transnational, imperial and global histories, American social thought, and the politics of inequality. His first book, The Blood of Government: Race, Empire, the United States and the Philippines (2006), won the Organization of American Historians’ James A. Rawley Prize and the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations’ Stuart L. Bernath Book Prize.  In this lecture, he will explore late 19th and 20th century struggles over the degree to which migration control should be a sovereign prerogative of the U. S. national state, a topic central to the story of the modern United States’ presence and power in the world.

This event is hosted by the Department of History. It is free and open to the public. Please help circulate the attached flyer in your classes and encourage your students to attend! 2019 Clonts Lecture Updated Immigration Control and Boundaries of American Power