History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Feb28

Film Screening: Top Gun (1986)

5th Annual War on the Silver Screen Film Festival

Thursday, February 28, 2013
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

The 5th Annual War on the Silver Screen Film Festival will be held Feb. 26-28 at 7 PM in the JC Cinema. This year's theme is "Hollywood's Cold War." The event is free, and all are welcome!

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Feb27

Film Screening: Rocky IV (1985)

5th Annual War on the Silver Screen Film Festival

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

The 5th Annual War on the Silver Screen Film Festival will be held Feb. 26-28 at 7 PM in the JC Cinema. This year's theme is "Hollywood's Cold War." The event is free, and all are welcome!

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Feb26

Film Screening: Red Dawn (1984)

War on the Silver Screen Film Festival

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

The 5th Annual War on the Silver Screen Film Festival will be held Feb. 26-28 at 7 PM in the JC Cinema. This year's theme is "Hollywood's Cold War." The event is free, and all are welcome!

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Feb12

2013 W.E.B. DuBois Lecture

African and African American Studies

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Mason Hall, Edwin Meese III Conference Room

The Department of African and African American Studies is presenting its 2013 W.E.B. DuBois lecture, featuring Thomas J. Sugrue, the David Boies Professor of History and Sociology, and Director of the Penn Social Science and Policy Forum, at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Feb7

New Faculty Research

Benjamin Cowan, Rashmi Sadana, and Craig Willse

Cultural Studies

February 7, 2013, 4:30 PM to February 21, 2013, 4:30 PM
Mason Hall, # D005

New faculty members from the Departments of History and Art History, Anthropology, and Cultural Studies preview recent research of interest to the Cultural Studies community.

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Feb6

Presidential Advancement of American Foreign Policy in the 20th Century

A lecture by Dr. Joseph Nye and a debate on presidential power

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall South

Dr. Joseph Nye, former dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, will discuss his upcoming book, Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era. Because of space limitations, the college is no longer accepting rsvp's to this event.

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Nov30

Elections, American and German

Panel Discussion with Robert Dallek and Klaus Larres

Friday, November 30, 2012
3:00 PM
The Hub (SUB II), 1 and 2

Presidental historian, Robert Dallek (Professor emeritus, UCLA and Boston University and author of books on FDR, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, Reagan and Clinton) and Klaus Larres (Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor of History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, author of books on German-American relations, Winston Churchill and Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Washington, DC), speak on elections in Germany and the US.

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