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Thursday, November 1, 2012

MCHOTSE - Rosemblatt & BenmerguĂ­, "Japanese Internment and the Science of Democracy"

Description:
Participants will discuss a forthcoming article by Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt and Leandro Daniel BenmerguĂ­, Dept. of History, "Japanese Internment and the Science of Democracy: Colonialism, Social Engineering, and Government Administration." In the 1940s, the Office of Indian Affairs conducted social science experiments on internees to test theories of acculturation. Psychiatrist Andrew Leighton sought to develop a "science of democracy," which would help the nation deal with minority populations. All are welcome. Direct paper requests and inquiries to Betsy Mendelsohn bmendel@umd.edu. Refreshments at 4pm. {Will appear in FYI on Nov 1, 2012
Start Time:
4:00 PM
End Time:
6:00 PM
Room:
2110
Common Location Name:
Taliaferro
Web Address:
http://sts.umd.edu/events/index.php?mode=4&id=7627
Other Contact Information:
Betsy Mendelsohn STS Programs & MCHOTSE +1 301 405 0527 bmendel@umd.edu http://www.history.umd.edu/Fields/Technology/MCHOTSE.html
Ticket Information
free


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