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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

UNNERVING MULTIRACIALISM, RESPECTABLE WHITENESS
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.