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The 19th Century as a Crisis of Qi

China historian Ruth Rogaski from Vanderbilt University will be giving a talk at the Indiana Memorial Union as part of Indiana University Bloomington's Nineteenth Century Modernities Colloquium.

April 2, 2010 1:00pm to April 3, 2010 4:00pm

Friday April 2

University Club of the Indiana Memorial Union

1:00 pm  Michael Leja (Art History, University of Pennsylvania), “Problems in Early Mass Visual Culture”

2:30 pm Coffee Break

2:45 pm  Jan Goldstein (History, University of Chicago), "Political Affiliations of the Flesh in Nineteenth-Century France."

4:00 pm Coffee Break

4:15 pm  Jane Thrailkill (English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina), "Darwin's Children: Henry James, Stephen Crane, and the Art of Immaturity"

 Reception: 5:30-6:30 pm Faculty Club

Saturday April 3

Walnut Room in the Indiana Memorial Union

9:30 am Ruth Rogaski (History, Vanderbilt University) “The 19th Century as a Crisis of Qi”

10:45 am  Coffee Break

11:00 am Swati Chattopadhyay (History of Art and Architecture, University of California, Santa Barbara), “Mapping a Mobile Land: Landscape and Governance in Colonial India."

1:30 pm Lara Kriegel (History, Florida International University), "’A New Order of Valour’:  The Victoria Cross, the Crimean War, and Mid-Nineteenth-Century Modernity”

3:00-4:00 pm  Roundtable with
    Sarah Burns (Art History, Indiana University)
    Michael Dodson (History, Indiana University)
    Rebecca Spang (History, Indiana University)