Missionary Diplomacy: Foreign Missions, Foreign Relations, and the Entangled Histories of Religion and American Diplomacy

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 1:15 p.m.
Venue: JO 4.122
Admission: Free
Season: 2018-19


The School of Arts and Humanities announces

Dr. Emily Conroy-Krutz - Candidate for Stephen P. Rabe Professorship in U.S. Foreign Relations

Dr. Conroy-Krutz’s talk will be Thursday, February 21 at 1:15 p.m. in JO 4.122.

Missionary Diplomacy: Foreign Missions, Foreign Relations, and the Entangled Histories of Religion and American Diplomacy

Emily Conroy-Krutz is Associate Professor of History at Michigan State University and the author of Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic (Cornell 2015). Her work on American empire, the “globalization” of American history, and the foreign missions movement has been published in Diplomatic History, the Journal of American History, H-Diplo, Early American Studies, the Journal of the Early Republic, and various edited volumes. Her current book project examines the influence of religion on American diplomacy through an examination of the connections between the foreign missionaries and the developing American foreign relations infrastructure during the long nineteenth century. Dr. Conroy-Krutz received her BA (History and Women’s and Gender Studies) from Columbia University and her PhD (History) from Harvard University.

Graduate students are invited to meet Dr. Conroy-Krutz at 10:45 on Thursday, Feb. 21 in the Graduate Lounge – JO 3.930


For more information contact:
Beth Young

972-883-2984


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