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Colonial Reckoning: The Hidden History of the Census in France

Clark University, Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons - 2nd Floor 36 Maywood Street, Worcester, MA, United States

Jennifer J. Davis, Associate Professor of History at The University of Oklahoma and co-editor of the "Journal of Women’s History," will explore the roots of the modern census in France and the United States in a common document: a count of residents in colonial New France (Canada) in the year 1666. Laurie Ross, Professor and Director of the Department of Sustainability and Social Justice at Clark University, will provide commentary.

Sponsored by: Higgins School of Humanities