PAT members and officers held elections for 2006-07 today for next year's officers. They are:

1. PRESIDENT: Chris Bischof [this year's vice-president]

2. VICE-PRESIDENT: Allison Salazar [this year's public relations officer]

3. TREASURER: Kim Nath


Post date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 8:38am

Gail Bernstein's latest book, Isami's House, was chosen as one of five finalists (out of a field of 80) for the Kiriyama Prize, a book prize competition run by a Bay Area organization dedicated to encouraging cross-cultural understanding among countries in the Pacific Rim and South Asia. The winning book was about Siberian nomads who raise reindeer.


Post date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 8:37am

I am writing to you from my internship at the British Museum. I am working for the British Museum Company in the BM. At the moment I am proof-reading a scholarly writing on some Egyptian papyrus called THE BANKES' LATE RAMESSIDE PAPYRI. Then I will edit the text and start laying it out along with the photo plates. It will be made into a book and I will get editor credit. It is one of hopefully three I will work on while I am here.

Thank you again for your support and for your help in... Read more

Post date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 8:36am

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is sponsoring a traveling exhibition, "Varian Fry, Assignment Rescue: 1940 - 1941" which will be held at the Pima County Fairgrounds on April 3 - May 2, 2006.  In conjunction with the exhibition, the Museum is sponsoring a presentation by Dr. Severin Hochberg, senior historian at USHMM, on "The Role of Antisemitism and Nazi Policies 1933 - 1941."  This talk is free and... Read more

Post date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 8:34am

Each semester, faculty nominate outstanding papers from their History 396a Senior Capstone course. The winners of the Department of History's Outstanding Research Paper in History for Spring 2006 are:

Undergraduate Essay

First Prize - Meghan K. Hendricks, "La Madre y la Co-Madre: A Biography of Maria Teresa Tula"

Second Prize - Kevin Voit, "The Breakdown of Procedural Restraints on Torture in the European Witch-Hunt"

Each prize includes a cash award.

(3/15/... Read more

Post date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 8:29am

PAT-sponsored film-showing of the Robert Greenwald documentary:

"Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price."

Prof. Anderson will introduce the documentary and place it within the the perspective of US labor history.



TIME: 6:00 PM TO 7:55 PM



Post date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 8:27am

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... Read more

Post date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 8:26am

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.


Post date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 8:24am

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.


Post date: Wed, 27/04/2011 - 8:54pm

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


Post date: Wed, 27/04/2011 - 8:51pm


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