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Highlights of the 2009 Annual Convention of the American Historical Association


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Caroline Elkins, a historian at Harvard:

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Vijay Prashad, a historian at Trinity College:

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Barbara Weinstein, a historian at New York University:

Alice Kessler-Harris, a historian at Columbia University:

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