Jesse Spohnholz’s book, The Convent of Wesel: The Event that Never was and the Invention of Tradition (Cambridge University Press, 2017) won the 2018 prize for the best book in German History or Social Sciences published in the previous two years, awarded by the German Studies Association and the DAAD.
The department is proud to share this amazing article by the Daily Evergreen!
History student Daniel Cullinan spent some time this summer exploring India and the culture of their heavy metal music after submitting an amazing paper that he wrote in Asia/History 474!
Join us in taking a look at the History Graduate Student Association’s first blog post of the 2018-2019 academic year here!
Welcome back HGSA and “write on” JT Menard for kicking off the blog!
Dr. Linda Heidenreich will be speaking at the lunch time talk on October 10th. Look for Linda in CUB 402 at NOON!
On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the Clements Center will welcome Matthew Sutton, the Edward R. Meyer Distinguished Professor of History at Washington State University, for his talk “Spies and unHoly Lies: How American Missionaries-Turned-Covert-Agents Helped Win World War II and Shape the Future of U.S. Intelligence.” The Intelligence Studies Project (ISP) will co-host this event.
Ryan Booth (Boag) has received the 2018 Western History Association Graduate Student Prize. This prize is designed to foster community and connection at the WHA, as well as to enhance collegial citizenship within the organization.
Brian Stack’s (Boag) article “From Sodomists to Citizens: Same-Sex Sexuality and the Progressive-era Washington State Reformatory,” was accepted for publication by the Journal of the History of Sexuality. The article is based on his MA thesis.
Great work Brian!
Please take a moment to view the newly released trailer for Dr. Svingen and Naka Productions’ documentary, “In Good Faith”
Lawrence Hatter speaks to Joseph Stoltz, a historian at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at Mount Vernon. Topic of discussion – Negotiating Independence: American Overseas Merchant Communities in the Age of Revolution. Listen here!
“Not only does Trump get U.S.-Canada history wrong, but he just might be repeating the worst chapter of it.”
Dr. Lawrence Hatter’s article about the War of 1812 was published this morning in the Washington Post! Take a look at his perspectives article here!