Global Encounters
World History Speaker Series 2001-2
Sept. 28 John E. Wills, Jr.
Professor of History, USC
Author of 1688: A Global History
"Salvation, Participation, and Print Capitalism: A Scholar of Seventeenth-Century China Looks at the Strangeness of Europe"
Oct. 25 Jerry Bentley
Professor of History, University of Hawaii
Author of Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts in Pre-Modern Times
Editor, Journal of World History
"World History and Grand Narrative"

Special Location:  Lambís Lounge, University Club

Nov. 8 Patrick Manning
Professor of History and African-American Studies
Director, World History Center, Northeastern University
"What is World History: A Look at Method and Interpretation"
April 19 Judith Zinsser
Professor of History, Miami University of Ohio
Co-Author of A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present
"Is World History a Viable Research Field: International Feminisms and the UN"
May 3 Ross Dunn
Professor of History, San Diego State University
Author of The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the 14th Century and 
The New World History: A Teacher's Companion
"Indo-Mediterranea: Rethinking World Historical Space"

All events will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the Whitsett Room, Sierra Hall 451
California State University, Northridge

Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Department of History

Contact: Jeffrey Auerbach
Department of History
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA, 91330-8250
Phone 818-677-3566; Email