In an era when many Western households watch their history in shows like Wolf Hall or The Tudors, when post-Independence nations are striving to present their own history, when First Nations in North America are making their stories heard despite still being enmeshed in the structures of colonialism, when history is both popular entertainment and an urgent matter of identity, how can we understand the multiplicity of histories that runs through our present moment and that informs our conscious and unconscious ideologies? The Alternate Histories Research Group is a diverse group linked by our engagement with mediating the past in non-traditional ways.
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Alternate Histories: A One-Day Symposium,
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