Professor Cañizares-Esguerra to discuss his manuscript, “Bible and Empire: The Old Testament in the Spanish Monarchy, from Columbus to the Wars of Independence,” which explores how the Old Testament shaped the culture of the global Spanish monarchy, impacting understandings of empire, gender, race, and religion.
Tue Dec 2, 2014
Fri Dec 5, 2014
In December 1944, as World War II dragged on, President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered his secretary of war to seize properties belonging to the Montgomery Ward company because the company refused to comply with a labor agreement. Professor Lisa Phillips of Indiana State University will discuss the legal and ethical implications of FDR's move, as well as the relationship between the government and the business community during this pivotal time in American history.…