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A Wicked War: The 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico

Wallace T. MacCaffrey Distinguished Lecture in History: Amy Greenberg

Amy S. Greenberg is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History and Women's Studies at Pennsylvania State University. She is interested in the transformation of gender roles in American culture, American imperialism and territorial expansion, and the relationship between the U.S. and the wider world in the decades before the Civil War. Her major publications include the prize-winning A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico, Manifest Manhood and the Antebellum American Empire, and Cause for Alarm: The Volunteer Fire Department in the Nineteenth-Century City, as well as a document collection, Manifest Destiny and American Territorial Expansion.  

Professor Greenberg comes to Reed as 2016–2017 Wallace T. MacCaffrey Lecturer, sponsored by the history department.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 4:15pm to 6:00pm

Psychology, Psy auditorium (Psy 105)
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

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