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Deborah Cohen
Award-winning historian Deborah Cohen, whose latest book offers a sweeping and often surprising account of how shame has changed over the last two centuries in Britain, will visit campus this month to deliver the 11th annual installment of the W. Bruce Lincoln Endowed Lecture Series. Cohen, who serves as the Peter B. Ritzma Professor of...
Christopher de Hamel, Donnelly Fellow Librarian at the Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University, will give the next lecture in the 2013-2014 Elizabeth Allen Visiting Speaker Series. de Hamel will speak at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, on “Twelfth-Century English Giant Illuminated Bibles.” It promises to be erudite, eloquent and entertaining in equal measure....
british holiday campers
Sandra Trudgen Dawson, a faculty member in the NIU Department of History, has a written a new book about holiday camps in 20th-century Britain. Dawson will deliver a talk on the book – titled “Holiday Camps in Twentieth-Century Britain: Packaging Pleasure” (University of Manchester Press and Palgrave MacMillan) – at 3 p.m. Friday, April 29,...