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Isabel Hull

Isabel Hull: Rethinking the
First World War Through the Lens of International Law | Friday, Sep. 19, 5:00 pm

Dr. Hull is the Stambaugh Professor of History at Cornell University. Commemorating the one-hundred-year anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, Hull will provide insight into the significance of the War from the vantage of international law.

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Alice Bag

Alice Bag - Violence Girl:
East L.A. Rage to Hollywood Stage, a Chicana Punk Story | Thursday, Oct. 09, 5:00 pm

Alice Bag was the lead singer of The Bags, the first female fronted punk band to play the Masque during the West Coast punk revolution of 1977. Her new book, Violence Girl: East L.A. Rage to Hollywood Stage is the story of her upbringing in East L.A., her eventual migration to Hollywood and the euphoria and aftermath of the first punk wave.

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Jeannie Ludlow

Jeannie Ludlow - Undue Burdens and Personal Responsibility:
Literary Pregnancy and Abortion in the Post-Choice Decade in the United States | Wednesday, Jan. 21, 5:00 pm

Dr. Ludlow is Associate Professor of English and Coordinator of Women’s Studies. Her research interests include representations of abortion and reproduction in contemporary literature and writing, abortion discourse, and activist pedagogy. Exploring author Julia Alvarez’s claim that there are truths that “can only finally be understood by fiction, only finally be redeemed by the imagination,” her presentation is about the power of the humanities to redeem complex truths in a transitional historical moment in U.S. reproductive rights politics.

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