UE Department of History Spring Lecture Planned for April 21

Posted: Monday, April 18, 2016

The annual Spring Lecture hosted by the Department of History at the University of Evansville, is set for Thursday, April 21. The event will begin at 4:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Room 251, Ridgway University Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Kramer earned his PhD in history from Princeton University. His first book, The Blood of Government: Race, Empire, the United States and the Philippines explores the imperial politics of race-making between US and Philippine societies in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. The book was awarded the Organization of American Historians’ James A. Rawley Prize and the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations’ Stuart L. Bernath Book Prize. It was also a finalist for the Philippines’ National Book Award in the social science category.

Kramer is coeditor of Cornell University Press’s series The United States in the World: Transnational Histories, International Perspectives. He is currently at work on a manuscript on the geopolitics of US racial formations across the long 20th century.

Kramer was program chair for The United States in the World/The World in the United States, the 2009 annual conference of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. He is a member of the editorial boards of Labor: Working-Class History of the Americas, Philippine Studies, and Diplomatic History.

For more information, contact UE’s Department of History at 812-488-2963.

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