The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

History Program Events

CANCELLED: 3/17 – 10th Annual John Patrick Diggins Lecture

We hope to reschedule but do not yet have a new date.

Comic books featuring Disney characters Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge were among the most-read magazines of any type during the years after the Second World War. Millions of children followed those characters in their weekly journeys to foreign lands in search of treasure. For many, this was their first and most enduring introduction to U.S. foreign relations. But what did the Donald Duck stories actually teach?

Daniel Immerwahr, professor of  U.S. and global history at Northwestern University, is the author of How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States

March 17, 6:30 – 8:30 pm in the William Kelly Skylight Room (9100)


10th Annual John Patrick Diggins Memorial Lecture
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