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.
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!
Dr. Orlan Svingen can be found across a series of presentations offered in Montana and Idaho this summer that are dedicated towards recognizing his work with local Indian tribes!
IN GOOD FAITH is a documentary that centers around the work of Dr. Orlan Svingen and his ongoing work with the Mixed Band of Shoshone, Bannock and Sheep Eater people of the Fort Hall Indian reservation near Pocatello, Idaho. Through his decades of work with Indian tribes across the U.S., Dr. Svingen has developed strong relationships at Fort Hall and forged the creation of Indian history field schools that are conducted in Central Idaho
and Southwestern Montana.
In Good Faith is narrated by Forrest Goodluck, a well known Native American actor you may recognize from The Revenant! There will be a screening of his documentary in both Montana and Idaho later this summer!