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Thursday, February 16, 2006 the History Department will be hosting "A Conversation with Nicholas Nicastro," at 7pm at
Clues Unlimited, A Mystery Bookstore.

The book being reviewed is "The Isle of Stone," a novel on Ancient Sparta.

(2/8/2006)
 

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Beth Henson won a highly competitive (two per year for the whole university) travel grant from Phi Beta Kappa/Honors College to participate in the Phi Alpha Theta panel at the Southwest Social Sciences Association Conference in April. She also won a Magellan Circle Scholarship through Social and Behavioral Sciences last Fall as well as a $500 stipend from SBS for senior thesis research and a $300 stipend from the Honors Class for same. Beth says that "all this took an extraordinary amount of... Read more

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Please join us each month and hear about the latest work of a mystery historian. These "conversations" take place at Tucson's mystery bookstore Clues Unlimited. Please check our calender for the next event.

For more information or to make reservations, please call (520) 621-3793

Reception,7:00 p.m.
At Clues Unlimited, A Mystery Bookstore

123 South Eastbourne

Tickets are $10 per person

 

(1/23/2006)
 

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On January 7, in Philadelphia,Celeste Gonzalez de Bustamante presented a paper at the AHA, Mexican Studies committee of the Conference on Latin American Studies, entitled, "Olympic Dreams, Tlatelolco Nightmares: Television Helps Construct International Image and Solidarity, 1968."

(1/23/2006)
 

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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.

(1/23/2006)
 

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

(1/23/2006)
 

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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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