• More Damnable Questions: Brexit and the Irish

    Susan Kent, A&S Professor of Distinction, Department of History
    University of Colorado at Boulder



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    Susan Kinglsey Kent, an Arts & Sciences Professor of Distinction, specializes in modern British history, focusing on gender, culture, imperialism, and politics. Her publications include Sex and Suffrage in Britain, 1860-1914 (1987); Making Peace: The Reconstruction of Gender in Interwar Britain (1993); Gender and Politics in Britain, 1640-1990 (1999); an etext, The History of Western Civilization since 1500: An Ecological Approach (2008); Aftershocks: Politics and Trauma in Britain, 1918-1931 (2009); The Women's War of 1929: Gender and Violence in Colonial Nigeria (2011), with Misty Bastian and Marc Matera; Gender and History (2012); The Global Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919 (2012); Africans and Britons in the Age of Empires, 1660-1980 (2015), with Myles Osborne; Queen Victoria: Gender and Empire (2016); A New History of Britain: Four Nations and an Empire (2016); and The Global 1930s (2017), with Marc Matera.  Her most recent book, Gender, A World History, should appear in 2019.

    Professor Kent will explain the central role played by the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in the failure of Theresa May's government to produce a deal through which to leave the European Union and examine the possible outcomes for Ireland and Northern Ireland of a hard Brexit departure.

    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    Allbritton 311

  • The Rat as Enemy: The Political Dimension of Sanitary Discourse in Stalinist Poland

    Gabriela Jarzebowska
    University of Warsaw and Fullbright Fellow


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    Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    4:30 in Allbritton 311

    Sponsored by the History Department