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Speaking Through Skulls

Objects of Death & the Culture of Soldiers in 18th Century North America

featuring Professor Wayne E. Lee, Chair of Curriculum on Peace, War and Defense at Univ of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Building: Alumni House
Location: uptown campus

 Wayne E. Lee is Professor of History and the Chair of the Curriculum on Peace, War, and Defense at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His books include Crowds and Soldiers in Revolutionary North Carolina: The Culture of Violence in Riot and War; Barbarians and Brothers: Anglo-American Warfare, 1500-1865, and Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World (NYU Press). He will be talking about using objects as historical evidence, both in military history and in other arenas. Drawing examples ranging from scalp hoops through ancient Latin curse skulls to the staged "Golgotha" for the Continental army at Wyoming in 1779, he will discuss the way objects related to death served as a means of communication, motivation, and spiritual power in eighteenth-century North America.

Sponsored by: Medieval & Early Modern StudiesAlumni Affairs / Alumni Association

Admission: Free
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

Tickets: Not required
Ticket Information: Free and open to the public and the Tulane community

Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 12, 2013 via email to amckeown@tulane.edu via the web at http://www.tulane.edu/alumni

For more information contact Adam McKeown via email to amckeown@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-862-8172

Additional information may be found at the event website at http://www.tulane.edu/alumni






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