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Fall 2007

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS 

Grace & Robert Cosgrove Scholarship – to Christopher Bischof

Loretta & Joseph Cummings Scholarship – to Angela Mallard and Maureen Klaum

William DeLong Scholarship – to Tristan Curtis

James Donohoe Scholarship – to Maureen Klaum

Kathryn Ann Governal Perseverance Award – to Raven Johnson... Read more

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For AY 2007-08 Dr. Fabio Lanza will be an An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow at the Faibank Center for East Asian Research at Harvard University.

(8/1/2007)
 

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A letter from one of our recent graduates talking about their experiences in the Teach For America training

Friends,

Hello from Los Angeles! As you might know, I recently arrived here in California to begin my five-week training for Teach For America. I told many of you that I would try to send periodic updates throughout my next two years as a teacher, and this is the first of what I hope will be a series of "mini-States of the Union." If you would rather not receive these... Read more

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In May, 2007 Dr. Roger Nichols will serve as a Fulbright Senior Specialist at the New Bulgarian University in Sophia, Bulgaria Where he will give a series of five lectures on American Western and Indian issues. Also, while there, he will critique their proposal to add a PhD program in American Studies to their existing MA in that field.

(5/16/2007)
 

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Congratulations to Fawn Amber Montoya and Denise Bates who will be receiving their Ph.D.s in U.S. History this week. They both have also landed permanent faculty positions: Fawn will be assistant professor, Chicano Studies, Colorado State University, Pueblo, and you'll find Denise at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe.

(5/9/2007)
 

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BOOKS AND ARTICLES RECENTLY PUBLISHED:

  • Slavery and South Asian History (co-edited with Indrani Chatterjee).
    Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2006.
     
  • "Malik Ambar and Elite Slavery in the Deccan, 1400-1650," in Kenneth X. Robbins and John McLeod, eds., African Elites in India:

    Habshi Amarat (Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing, 2006), 45-67.

INVITED PAPERS
 

  • "Remembering the Imperial Chalukyas Five Centuries... Read more
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Fawn Amber Montoya published an article in Journal of the West. "From Mexicans to Citizens: Colorado Fuel and Iron's Representation of Nuevo Mexicans: 1901-1919" Journal of the West,(Winter 2006) (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, Fall 2006)

(4/23/2007)
 

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Jane Haigh,Phd Candidate, 19th cent. U.S. West, announces her new book "Searching for Fannie Quigley: A Wilderness Life in the Shadow of Mt. McKinley."

see link for info. http://www.ohioswallow.com/bookinfo.php?book_id=9780804010962

 

(4/23/2007)
 

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Emily Wakild recently published an article, "Naturalizing Modernity: Urban Parks, Public Gardens and Drainage Projects in Porfirian Mexico City" in Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos Vol 23: no. 1 (Winter 2007). She has also accepted a tenure-track position in the History Department at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

(4/23/2007)
 

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After forty years of teaching at the University of Arizona, Professor Gail Bernstein is retiring in June 2007.

Dr. Bernstein is a Japan historian whose research in recent years has dealt with Japanese women. She is the author of Haruko's World, a Japanese Farm Woman and Her Community (1983), the editor of Recreating Japanese Women, 1600-1945 (1991) and Isami'sHouse, Three Centuries of a Japanese Family (2005) and the editor of Public Spheres, Private Lives in... Read more

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