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Professor Jennifer Thigpen: 2015 Donald J. Sterling, Jr., Senior Research Fellowship

Jennifer ThigpenProfessor 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.”

Professor Sue Peabody: Migration Rights from the French Colonies towards Mainland France in the Age of Slavery

sue-peabody-archives-reunion_352x336Professor 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.

Lawrence Hatter: Colonial Citizenship

Lawrence HatterDr. Lawrence Hatter presented a paper “Colonial Citizenship: Occupation, Naturalization, and U.S. Imperialism in the American West, 1796-1850” at the Western History Association’s 55th Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon on Friday, October 23.

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