Monthly Archives: March 2014

Boston College Visit March 18, 2014

I am going to Boston next weekend in preparation for a presentation at Boston College! If you are in Boston on Tuesday, March 18th, come to the Walsh Hall Function Room for Dining From a Haunted Plate: Becoming an 18th/19th … Continue reading

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12 Years A Slave: Why I’m Glad it Won Best Picture

12 Years A Slave: Why I’m Glad it Won Best Picture    “Joyce is right about history being a nightmare –but it may be the nightmare from which no one can awaken.  People are trapped in history and history is … Continue reading

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