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Scrambled/Lost/Rotten/Dead: Research on the Margins, In the Archive with History Professor Courtney Fullilove

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Shannon Welch ’14 gives you yet another awesome opportunity to learn about random tidbits of history…

THE HISTORY DEPARTMENT PRESENTS: In the Archive with History Professor Courtney Fullilove

SCRAMBLED/LOST/ROTTEN/DEAD: RESEARCH ON THE MARGINS

Professor Fullilove is completing a book about global seeds and local knowledge in 19th-century American agricultural development. She believes there’s no such thing as a trivial source and will discuss mining material traditionally neglected by historians — decaying seeds, discarded records, and dead letters — for unlikely insights into the nature of state power.

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Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Place: PAC 107
Cost: FREE LUNCH