We are pleased to invite you to our first meeting for Spring quarter, which will take place Thursday, April 26. Our guest will be Owen White (History, University of Delaware). To get his paper entitled “The Bottle of Algiers: A Vineyard in French Algeria, 1869-1963” and to RSVP, contact Biliana Kassabova (firstname.lastname@example.org)
As customary, we are meeting in Pigott Hall, Room 216 at 6pm for dinner and drinks, followed by discussion of Professor White’s paper at 6:30. We look forward to seeing you!
Owen White (Ph.D, University of Oxford, 1996) specializes in the history of modern France and the French colonial empire, with particular research interests in French West Africa and Algeria. He has published articles on a variety of aspects of French colonial history, and a book entitled Children of the French Empire: Miscegenation and Colonial Society in French West Africa, 1895-1960. His current research interests include Catholic missionaries and the French Empire in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the history of wine production in French Algeria.