Program in Agrarian Studies

“Hinterlands, Frontiers, Cities, and States: Transactions and Identities”

Agrarian Studies Colloquium Series Schedule

Meetings are Fridays, 11am - 1pm
Room 203, Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue.

——> PDF copy of each paper is available one week in advance of session by clicking on name of presenter [PDFs open in new window]

About the Colloquium Series



FALL 2014–2015

Download complete Fall 2014 Colloquium schedule here.

September 5

Neil Maher
Federated History Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University at Newark
Shooting (from) the Moon: NASA, Nature, and the New Left during the Vietnam War

September 12

Carolyn Rouse
Anthropology, Princeton University
Don't Let the Lion Tell the Giraffe's Story: Law, Violence, and Ontological Insecurities in Ghana
please contact Agrarian.Studies@yale.edu for a copy of Carolyn's paper

September 19

Matt and David Howe
Practicing Farmers, Lewistown, Illinois
Generations: 131 Years on One Family Farm

September 26

Francesca Ammon
The University of Pennsylvania School of Design
"The Intricate Blending of Brains and Brawn": Engineers, Bulldozers, and the Making of the Interstate Highways
please contact Agrarian.Studies@yale.edu for a copy of Francesca 's paper

October 3

Daniel Rood
History, The University of Georgia
A Republic of Blueprints: Creolizing the Industrial Revolution in the Cuban Sugar-Mill, 1800-1860

October 10

Mark Tauger
History, West Virginia University
Pavel Luk'ianenko and the Soviet Green Revolution

October 17

Jennifer Clapp
Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo
Responsibility to the Rescue? Governing Private Financial Investment in Global Agriculture
(Meeting will be held in the seminar room at 230 Prospect Street)

October 31

Adam Tooze
History, Yale University
A Small Village in the Age of Extremes: Agrarian Modernity in Wuerttemberg from the Weimar Republic to the Cold War World

November 7

Jennifer Derr
History, University of California, Santa Cruz
Nile Articulations: Imagining, Representing, and Constructing the Nile River in Colonial Egypt

November 14

Samer Alatout
Community & Environmental Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Border Effects: Water, Palestine, and the Colonial Encounter
(Meeting will be held in the seminar room at 230 Prospect Street)
please contact Agrarian.Studies@yale.edu for a copy of Samer's paper

December 5

Michael Levien
Sociology, Johns Hopkins University
Dispossession without Development? Real Estate Speculation and Agrarian Change in a Rajasthani Village