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Posted by : American University of Beirut
Date posted : Jan 01, 1970
The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) held a lecture entitled "Songs of a Nation: The Origins of the American Missions Movement" by Dr. Sam Haselby. Sam Haselby is a historian of eighteenth and early nineteenth-century American political culture. He earned his PhD in History at Columbia University. In New York, he also worked as a journalist, publishing over forty articles in the history of material culture. He taught history and religious studies at The New School University in New York City before becoming a Junior Fellow (2007-10) at the Harvard Society of Fellows. He recently finished The Origins of American Religious Nationalism, 1776-1832, a book on the role of religion in the formation of American nationality. He is a visiting assistant professor of American Studies at AUB.