How has American capitalism motivated European imperialism?

Mon, Oct 02

Guest Speaker: Dr. Korey Garibaldi

Korey Garibaldi Photo 2

Dr. Garibaldi is Assistant Professor in the Department of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He studies the social and intellectual history of the United States and Europe (18th - 20th centuries), with particular interests ranging from the Victorian novelist Henry James to Russia’s national poet, Aleksandr Pushkin. His courses focus on histories of citizenship, imperialism, cultural and economic thought, and the African diaspora.

Today, his lecture will help us to understand the complex relationship between American capitalism and European imperialism.


Read This:

Unless otherwise noted, access readings on the course's Perusall page via Canvas.

  1. Sven Beckert, "American Danger: United States Empire, Eurafrica, and the Territorialization of Industrial Capitalism, 1870 - 1950"