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EILEEN FINDLAY at the Columbia Seminar on 20th Century Politics and Society

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House

The Columbia Seminar on Twentieth Century Politics and Society presents

Contentious Representations of Puerto Ricans at Home and Abroad, 1898-1950

A talk by Eileen Findlay

September 26, 7:30-9:30 pm
Open to the public
Columbia University Faculty House

Eileen Findlay is Associate Professor of History at American University. Her first book was Imposing Decency: The Politics of Sexuality and Race in Puerto Rico, 1870-1920 (Duke University Press). Findlay is currently writing a second book manuscript entitled 'We Are Left Without a Father Here': Transnational Domesticity, Colonial Populism, and Puerto Rican Labor Migration, 1935-1960.

An optional dinner precedes the talk. All are welcome to come. We will dine in Columbia University's Faculty House at 6:30 pm (directions). Meals, buffet style, cost $25 (payment by check only), and wine comes compliments of the seminar. Sign up for dinner at saw2156@columbia.edu. If you do, please provide two days' notice if you cannot attend.