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Laurent Dubois, "The Empire of Soccer in 20th Century France"

Friday, January 22, 2010
12:00 AM
1014 Tisch Hall

Laurent Dubois is a Professor of History and Romance Studies at Duke University. Dubois is the author of Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution (2004) and A Colony of Citizens: Revolution and Slave Emancipation in the French Caribbean, 1787-1804 (2004). His lecture will build on his forthcoming book Soccer Empire: The World Cup and the Future of France.Co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies-European Union Center, The Department of History, The Institute for the Humanities, and the Law in Slavery and Freedom Project