Author to present annual world history lecture March 28
Juliana Barr, associate professor of history and research foundation professor
at the University of Florida, will present the 2013 annual Shippensburg
University World History Lecture.
program, sponsored by the university’s history and philosophy department and open
to the public, is at 7 p.m. March 28 in Old Main Chapel.
talk is “Mapping Indian Power in
European Cartography of the
Americas.” It will examine the ways that European mapmakers represented
the extent of Indian power and influence in the Americas when they drew maps of
British, French, and Spanish colonial empires in the Americas, and how those
representations changed over time.
is a nationally-recognized authority on women and Indians in colonial North
America. Her book, Peace Came in the Form
of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands, won numerous prizes,
including the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians First Book Prize, the
William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies Prize for the Best Nonfiction
Book on Southwestern America and the Murdo J. MacLeod Prize of the Latin
American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association.
more information contact Dr. Steven Burg at firstname.lastname@example.org.