Dr. Orlan Svingen and generous department donors, Jack and Janet Creighton, were recently featured in an article posted by the online WSU News.
WSU History Club presents Dr. R. Charles Weller speaking on Muslim Collaboration with Nazi Germany, Tuesday November 10th at 4 pm in CUE 316, snacks will be provided!
On October 23, she presented a paper entitled “Constructing ‘Spanishness’ through Empire: Representations of Muslims and Moriscos in Colonial Histories” at the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference in Vancouver, BC.
Her article, “De los Prohibidos: Muslims and Moriscos in Colonial Spanish America,” was published in Crescent Over Another Horizon: Islam in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino U.S.A., edited by María del Mar Logroño Narbona, Paulo Gabriel Hilu da Rocha Pinto, and John Tofik Karam (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015): 25-45.
And last but not least her book, Forbidden Passages: Muslims and Moriscos in Colonial Spanish America (University of Pennsylvania Press) is scheduled to appear in May 2016. It is now available for pre-order on Amazon.
Professor Jennifer Thigpen has been awarded the 2015 Donald J. Sterling, Jr., Senior Research Fellowship, which will support four weeks of research in the collections of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library. Professor Thigpen is currently conducting research for her next book length project, “Going Out to the World: The American Foreign Mission Movement in the Global West.”
Sue Peabody’s article, “French Emancipations in Comparative Context” has been published in the volume, Abolitions as a Global Experience, edited by Hideaki Suzuki, (Singapore: NUS Press, 2015)
Professor Kawamura just published this book, Emperor Hirohito and the Pacific War. Information on the book here.
Professor Sue Peabody will deliver an invited paper, “S’affranchir ou s’enraciner : le droit de la migration depuis les colonies françaises vers la métropole à l’époque de l’esclavage [Emancipation or Integration?: Migration Rights from the French Colonies towards Mainland France in the Age of Slavery]” for an international interdisciplinary colloquium, “Archeology of Migrations,” sponsored by the Institut national de recherches archéologiques preventives (National Institute for Archeological Preservation Research), at the Musée de l’Immigration in Paris on Friday, November 13, 2015.