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Global Lunchbox: A Frail Liberty: Anti-Racism and the Challenge of Universality in the French and Haitian Revolutions (Tessie Liu)

When: Friday, November 6, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: Online
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Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Cindy Pingry  


Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings, Multicultural & Diversity, Global & Civic Engagement


Please join us for the Global Lunchbox series, a weekly conversational forum hosted by the Weinberg College Center for International and Area Studies featuring work-in-progress by members of the Northwestern community.

Tessie Liu is Associate Professor of History and Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. She previously served as Director and as Director of Graduate Studies for the program. She is a member of the executive board of the Social Science History Association.

Her first book, The Weaver's Knot: The Contradictions of Class Struggle and Family Solidarity in Western France, 1750-1914, examined how power differentials within families, particularly the ability to retain the labor of daughters, enabled artisanal households to resist industrial capitalism and thereby shape regional economic patterns.

Her second book, "A Frail Liberty: Anti-Racism and the Challenge of Universality in the French and Haitian Revolutions," is under review with Cambridge University Press. She is currently at work on a book tentatively titled "Sublime Pleasures/Exquisite Pain: Essays on Race, Feminism, and the Politics of Beauty."

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