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  • History and emHamiltonem the Musical
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    History and Hamilton the Musical

    Scholars examined the history covered by the musical Hamilton and talked about its significance in modern popular culture as well as its place in the larger context of theater and film productions…

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  • Discussion Focuses on Political Culture in 2016
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    Political Culture in 2016

    The University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture hosted a series of presentations on their new survey addressing American political culture, which found widespread dissatisfaction with…

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  • QA with Nancy Isenberg
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    Q&A with Nancy Isenberg

    Professor Nancy Isenberg talked about her book White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America, in which she examines the history of the class system in the United States.…

    4,760 views
  • Andrew Burstein on emDemocracys Museem
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    Democracy's Muse

    Andrew Burstein talked about his book Democracy’s Muse: How Thomas Jefferson Became an FDR Liberal, a Reagan Republican, and a Tea Party Fanatic, All the While Being Dead, in which he looks…

    808 views
  • War of 1812 200th Anniversary Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg
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    War of 1812 200th Anniversary, Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg

    Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg spoke at a symposium commemorating the 200th anniversary of the British invasion and burning of Washington, D.C., in August 1814. “American Under Fire: Mr.…

    531 views
  • emMadison and Jeffersonem
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    Madison and Jefferson

    Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg present a dual biography of James Madison and Thomas Jefferson. The authors focus on the third and fourth American presidents' relationship and their affect on the…

    1,063 views
  • emFallen Founder The Life of Aaron Burrem
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    Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr

    Nancy Isenberg talked about her book Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr, published by Viking. She contends that the third vice president of the United States deserves to be included within…

    894 views
  • Infamous Lives Panel
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    Infamous Lives Panel

    The panelists talked about the creation of "infamy". They spoke on the public perception of those that are categorized as infamous and the options of those that are branded as such for…

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