Visiting Speakers

Heidi J. S. Tworek

Lecturer and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies, History Department
Harvard University

Heidi J. S. Tworek works on the transnational history of German news in the twentieth century. Her research addresses the news agency networks which enabled the collection and dissemination of news.

João H. Costa Vargas

Associate Professor of Anthropology
University of Texas, Austin

João Costa Vargas is associate professor of Anthropology at UT-Austin and author of Catching Hell In The City Of Angels: Life And Meanings Of Blackness in South Central Los Angeles.

Johnson Kent Wright

Associate Professor of History
Arizona State University

Johnson Kent Wright's research and writing has been devoted to three related subjects – French political thought in the era of the Enlightenment and the French Revolution, the wider history of the Enlightenment and its place in modern thought and historiography in general.