Building the Kingdom in the Countryside: Christian Missionaries, Agriculture, and Globalization

Brown Bag Lecture Series
Apr 11, 2012
12:15 PM to 01:15 PM
402 Burrowes

Kevin Lowe, Department of History, Penn State

This presentation will explore ways in which U.S. missionaries became involved in international efforts to develop agriculture and rural life in the post-World War II world. Often overlooked as political actors, missionaries nevertheless had an important part to play in determining the shape of globalization in contemporary agriculture.

Kevin Lowe is a doctoral candidate in American religious history. He received his bachelor's in religious studies from Cornell University and a master's in early Christian history from Drew University.

This lecture is a part of the Center for Global Studies Brown Bag Graduate Lecture Series which focuses on the graduate research across disciplinary fields


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