Reappraising Revolution: France and Haiti

Conference

Humanities Research Center
Cosponsor: Dean of Humanities
Cosponsor: French Studies
Cosponsor: Hispanic Studies
Cosponsor: History

Speaker: Jeremy Popkin
University of Kentucky
Speaker: Wim Klooster
Clark University
Speaker: Timothy Tackett
University of California, Irvine
Speaker: John Garrigus
University of Texas at Arlington
When: Friday, April 20, 2012
Where: Kyle Morrow Room Fondren Library
Abstract: This conference undertakes a comparative history of the French and Haitian Revolutions in the effort to uncover potentially new and exciting connections and affinities between these two movements, but also better throw into relief the political, social and cultural distinctiveness of each revolutionary episode.