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Lectures (Grant 1) 2002 - 2004

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Candace Falk, Project Director
Goldman Papers, UC Berkeley
“Why Study and Teach Biography in American History”

Dates: October 26 & 28, 2004

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Clarence Walker, Professor of History
University of California, Davis
"Biography: Frederick Douglass"
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Date: November 9, 2004

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Caroline Cox, Associate Professor of History
University of the Pacific
“Biography: Pocahontas”
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Date: November 18, 2004

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Clarence Walker, Professor of History
University of California, Davis
“Was Equiano an African When He Died?”
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Date: February 22, 2005

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Caroline Cox, Associate Professor of History
University of the Pacific
“The Complex Legacy of Dorothea Dix:
The Troubled and Troubling Heroine of Social Reform”
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Date: February 22, 2005

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Nick Salvatore, Professor of American Studies
Cornell University
“Singing in a Strange Land :
C. L. Franklin, the Black Church,
and the Transformation of America”
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Date: April 19, 2005

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Dee Andrews, Professor of History
California State University, East Bay
 “Not Your Grandfather's Benjamin Franklin:
Teaching Early America through our
Most Modern Founding Father”
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Date: April 21, 2005

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Charles Postel, Assistant Professor of History
California State University, Sacramento
 “Thomas Paine and the Founding of America”
Temporarily Unavailable

Date: May 19, 2005

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Charles Postel, Assistant Professor of History
California State University, Sacramento
 “Clarence Darrow, William Jennings Bryan,
and the Scopes Trial”
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Date: May 24, 2005

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Caroline Cox, Associate Professor of History
University of the Pacific
"George Washington: More than the Myth"
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Date: June 27, 2005

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Mark Brilliant, Assistant Professor of History
University of California, Berkeley
"Cesar Chavvez and the Tension Between Ethnic Bonds
& National Boundaries in the Struggle
for Farmworker Unionization"

Date: June 28, 2005

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John B. Judis
Senior editor for The New Republic
"The Folly of Empire"
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Date: June 29, 2005

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Jennifer Spear, Assistant Professor of History
University of California, Berkeley
"Jacqueline Lemelle: A Free Black Woman
in 18th Century New Orleans"
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Date: June 29, 2005

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Lauren Coodley, Professor of History
Napa Valley College
"Upton Sinclair: Far More than a Muckracker"
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Date: June 30 2005

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Charles Roberts, Professor Emeritus of History
California State University Sacramento
"Native Americans in the Early Republic: Handsome Lake
of the Seneca and John Ross of the Cherokee."

Date: June 30 2005

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Kevin Adams, Visiting Faculty, Dept. of History
University of California, Berkeley
"Abraham Lincoln, America's Racial Dilemma
& the Power of Politics"
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Date: July 1 2005

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