Professor Jessica Wang (U. British Columbia) to deliver next lunch talk

By in Event Details, Seminar Series
October 29th, 2018

Please join us next Wednesday, November 7 at 12:20 in History 504 for Professor Jessica Wang’s seminar on “Tropical Experiments, Developmental Dreams, and Economic Realities: Agricultural Expertise, Capitalism, and Settler Colonialism in the Territory of Hawaii, 1900-1917.”

Jessica Wang works on nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S. history and has pursued a wide range of interests related to the history of science and medicine, U.S. political and intellectual history, political theory, urban and social history, and the history of U.S. foreign relations. Her recently completed book manuscript, “Mad Dogs and Other New Yorkers: Rabies, Medicine, and Society in an American Metropolis, 1840-1920,” is scheduled for publication by the Johns Hopkins University Press in the second half of 2019.