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Happy Hour: Discovering Faulkner’s American South in 1990s Pakistan with Dr. Saima Sherazi

May 22 @ 4:00 pm5:00 pm
United States

The 1990s found agrarian societies in Pakistan undergoing profound transitions, not unlike the American South in the first part of the twentieth century. William Faulkner’s “The Sound and the Fury” captures the stark confrontation between waning Southern aristocracy (the Compson family) and th…

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Happy Hour: The Great Siege of Malta and the Fate of Empires

The Great Siege of Malta and the Fate of EmpiresJune 12 @ 4:00 pm5:00 pm
United States

Sixteenth century European historians will find this ESU Happy Hour fascinating and one of tremendous significance. The Great Siege of Malta, a four-month battle from May 18 to September 11, 1565, is considered one of the most ferocious conflicts in military history. Rarely have the odds been so une…

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