Ben Irvin won an SBSRI Graduate Assistance Award to conduct research in the
newly digitized archive, Early American Newspapers (1690-1876). Ben has also
been accepted to present at a conference co-sponsored by the University of
Orleans and the University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot, "From Colonies into
Republics in an Atlantic World." Conference organizers aspire to create an
international community of European and American scholars of the colonial and
... Read more

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Dr. David Gibbs had an article accepted for publication in Critical Asian Studies, entitled "Reassessing the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan: A Delcassified History." The article will also appear in German translation, in an edited volume published by the Institute for Social Research, Hamburg. In addition, Gibbs recently had letters to the editor published in the London Financial Times and in Harper's Magazine.


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Dr. Alison Futrell's publication: “The Roman Games”, will be released January 2006 by Blackwell.


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Dr. Richard Eaton gaveg the Keynote Address "Recovering Biography: Writing South Asian History," for
the 35th Annual Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI, 7 Oct., 2005.2.

Dr. Eaton also received the J. Paul Getty Collaborative Grant to research "Architecture and Contested
Terrain in the Deccan" (fieldwork in India, June-July 2005; June-July 2006).

And published the SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE DECCAN, 1300-1761: EIGHT INDIAN LIVES (Cambridge:
Cambride University... Read more

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 Will be guest teaching at Brigham Young University in January and March, at the Center for the Study of Europe's interdisciplinary seminar on nineteenth century German culture.

Her article "The Sublime Triplets of Historical Consciousness" appeared recently in the special issue "Extreme and Sentimental History" of Criticism. She also published a book chapter, "The Conundrum of Ephemerality: Time, Memory and Museusm," for Sharon MacDonald, ed., The Blackwell Companion to Museum... Read more

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Dr. Julia Clancy-Smith has published a book titled “Exemplary Women and Sacred Journeys: Women and Gender in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam From Late Antiquity to the Eve of Modernity.” [Originally published in vol. I of Women's History in Global Perspective, ed. Bonnie G. Smith, 92-144. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004 which is a 3-volume series] This 52-page essay has now been published as a separate pamphlet by the American Historical Association.

Dr. Clancy-Smith gave... Read more

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Dr. Gail Lee Bernstein has published two books:

Isami's House, Three Centuries of a Japanese Family (UC/Berkeley Press,

Public Spheres, Private Lives in Modern Japan (Harvard University Press,
2005), co -edited with Andrew Gordon and Kate Wildman Nakai. Professor
Bernstein also contributed one chapter to this volume, a festschrift in
honor of Professor Albert M. Craig. The chapter is titled "Social Networks
Among the Daughters of a Japanese... Read more

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On Thursday, October 27, 2-2:45 pm, Dr. Katherine Morrissey, UA History Department, introduces her recent book "Picturing Arizona: The Photographic Records of the 1930s" and the historical context for the WPA/FAP prints on view in "Art Is Work" at the UA Museum of Art.


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The Department of History's Clio Society kickoff event is scheduled for 6:00 pm, Sunday, November 6, 2005, at the Liz Hernandez Gallery, 5425 N. Kolb Rd, in Ventana Plaza, south of North Sunrise Drive. The featured Historian/Artist is David Johnson-Vandenberg. Tickets are $20. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Vicki Parker at 520-621-3793.


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Undergraduate Student Awards

2004-5 Outstanding Research Papers in History:
Derek Bumgarner
Joanna A. Abijaoude

2005 Governal Perseverence Award:
Lindsay Rich


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