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Kemp Family Symposium on Geography and History: "Imagining, Claiming, and Organizing Space"

Friday, October 3, 2014
12:00 AM
1014 Tisch Hall

Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies <br> Friday Series <br> Kemp Family Symposium on Geography and History <br> Panel Discussion <br>

Panel discussion presented in conjunction with the Kemp Family Symposium on Geography and History. Link for the full symposium schedule of events.

Panelists and presentations include:

Philip J. Deloria, Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Graduate Education, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Carroll Smith-Rosenberg Collegiate Professor in History and American Culture; University of Michigan
"Mountain High, Valley Low, River Wide:  Indigenous Geographies in Taiwan and the North American West”

Christian de Pee, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, University of Michigan
“Literary Geographies and the Emergence of the City into Writing in Eleventh-Century China”

Tiggy McLaughlin, Ph.D. Candidate in Greek and Roman History, University of Michigan
“Mending the Mediterranean: The Christian Geography of Caesarius of Arles (469-542)”

Farina Mir, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Center for South Asian Studies, University of Michigan (panel chair)

Free and open to the public.

The Kemp Family Symposium on Geography and History has been made possible by a generous contribution from the Kemp Family Fund, consisting of four generations of University of Michigan graduates with a lifelong commitment to encourage the study of history; not only as a way to learn about the past, but as a guide to understand the present and to anticipate the future. Additional support from the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History, International Institute, Rackham Graduate School, and Institute for the Humanities.