Purdue University: American Political History Seminar Series

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Purdue University: American Political History Seminar Series


For the Fall 2019 semester, the Department of History at Purdue University will be holding a series of JMC-supported seminars on American political history. Patrick Griffin, a JMC faculty partner, will be presenting the third lecture in the series, “Rethinking the Age of Atlantic Revolutions.”

* Friday, September 27, 2019, 11:30 AM – “Under My Umbrella: Queer Political History since Queer Nation” with Christina Hanhardt

* Monday, October 8, 2019, 11:30 AM – “The FBI in American Religion and Politics” with Lerone Martin

* Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 12:00 PM – “Rethinking the Age of Atlantic Revolutions” with Patrick Griffin

All lectures will take place at:
Stewart Center, Room 311 • Purdue University

Open to the public

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Patrick Griffin, Notre Dame

Photo by Peter Ringenberg/University of Notre Dame

Patrick Griffin is the Madden-Hennebry Family Professor and Director of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame. His work explores the intersection of colonial American and early modern Irish and British history. He is the author of The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century (Yale 2017), America’s Revolution (Oxford, 2012), American Leviathan: Empire, Nation, and Revolutionary Frontier (Hill and Wang, 2008), and The People with No Name: Ireland’s Ulster Scots, America’s Scots Irish, and the Creation of a British Atlantic World (Princeton, 2001).

Professor Griffin is a JMC faculty partner.

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