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My article, "Social Cohesion ('Asabiyya) and Justice in the Late Medieval Middle East," has been accepted for publication by Comparative Studies on Society and History.

On March 24-25, I will give a paper in Cairo entitled "Rhetorics of Justice and Practices of Power in Mamluk Egypt," for the ARCE-IFAO Conference on "Exercising Power in the Age of the Sultanates."

The National Geographic's Concise History of the World, edited by Neil Kagan, to which I contributed most of the... Read more

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Gail Bernstein spoke on two of her books, Haruko's World, and Isami's House, at a meeting of the Barnard-in-Tucson Club on March 4.

Isami's House is one of five finalists (out of a field of 79) for the Kiriyama Book Prize.

(3/15/2006)
 

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H. Michael Gelfand book on student life at the Naval Academy, entitled Seachange at Annapolis: The United States Naval Academy, 1949-2000, is being published by the University of North Carolina Press in the Fall.

H. graduated from the University of Arizona History graduate program with his Ph.D. and, afterwards, worked as an adjunct professor in the department.

(3/7/2006)
 

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Cherstin Lyon, U.S. history doctoral student, has accepted a tenure track position in the history department at Cal State San Bernadino.

(3/1/2006)
 

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Great news:

Our own Cory Schott has just won the Phi Alpha Theta Award for the best paper presented in Latin American History at the Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference "Conflict and Cooperation" at Arizona State University!!!

His paper "From Indentured Servants to Active Citizens: Chinese Immigrant Labor and Peruvian National Identity, 1850-1930" is part of a larger project he develops for the Seminar in Latin American History this semester.Please note that the papers of the... Read more

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Dr. Richard Eaton has written a book chapter entitled "The Articulation of Islamic Space in the Medieval Deccan," in Irene A.
Bierman, ed., THE EXPERIENCE OF ISLAMIC ART ON THE MARGINS OF ISLAM (Reading,

UK: Garnet Publishers, 2005), 113-31.

He will also be giving public talks:
 

  1. "The 2004 tsunami in historical perspective," Voyager RV Park, Tucson, 2 Feb., 2006.
     
  2. "The History of Medieval India: Separating Myths from Lives,"... Read more
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Dr. Gail Bernstein's new book, Isami's House, Three Centuries of a Japanese Family and Katherine G. Morrissey's edited book, Picturing Arizona: the Photographic Record of the 1930s is noted in J.C. Martin 's column "Southern Arizona Authors" in the Sunday February 5, 2000 , issue of Arizona Daily Star.

(2/9/2006)
 

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The Border Institute, directed by Dr. Oscar Martines, is one of two border projects that will receive about $10,000 from a fundraiser held in El Paso on February 1 in conjuction with an advance screening of the new movie, "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada," starring Tommy Lee Jones. The idea for the fundraiser originated with Jones, who asked the El Paso Community Foundation, the sponsor of the Border Institute, to nominate projects that could benefit from the fundraiser.

(2/9/... Read more

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Dr. Oscar Martinez gave a lecture on "Why is Mexico Poorer than the United States?" as part of the UA Faculty Fellows Speaker Series on January 25, 2006. This lecture was videotaped and will be shown several times on the UA Channel (Cox cable channel 19).

(2/9/2006)
 

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Friday, May 12, 2006 - Department of History Commencement Luncheon and Ceremony, 11 am at Inn Suites Hotel.

Dear Graduating Senior:

As Commencement approaches, the University of Arizona faculty and staff bids fond farewell and offers their warmest congratulations to graduating students. It is now your turn to be formally recognized for your achievement. In recognition of that achievement, the Department of History hosts its very own reception for graduating students. This will... Read more

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