Lecture: Christian Crouch

Fri, Mar 29, 2019, 4:30 pm
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Christian Crouch is an associate professor of historical studies and director of American studies at Bard College. She is the author of Nobility Lost: French and Canadian Martial Cultures, Indians, and the End of New France (Cornell University Press, 2014) which received the 2015 Mary Alice and Philip Boucher Prize from the French Colonial Historical Society for the best book in French colonial history, 1600-1815. A scholar of the Atlantic world, borderlands, and intercultural exchange, she is currently researching and writing a manuscript titled “Queen Victoria’s Captives: A Story of Ambition, Empire, and a Stolen Ethiopian Prince,” a history of the human consequences of the 1867-68 British military expedition to Ethiopia.