Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Brownbag Lecture by Ruma Chopra, "Deporting 'Dangerous Enemies,' 1750-1800," August 23, 2012

The William L. Clements Library
Brown Bag Lecture Series

Professor Ruma Chopra
Howard H. Peckham Research Fellow

 Deporting "Dangerous Enemies," 1750-1800

Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Great Hall, Clements Library

Professor Chopra will discuss her exploration of the British practice of shuttling suspicious subjects throughout North America and the growing bureaucratic powers that supported these deportation schemes during the revolutionary era.

Dr. Ruma Chopra is Associate Professor at San Jose State University.  Her work explores the contingencies that determined political allegiance during the American Revolution.  Her book is titled, Unnatural Rebellion: Loyalists in New York City During the Revolution (University of Virginia Press, 2011).

Please bring lunch. Beverages will be served.  
Please register by contacting annrock@umich.edu.

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