Department News for 2017
Bill Allison, Professor of History, gave an invited lecture at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, on Monday, October 23, titled “At the Crossroads: Vietnam, 1967.” He also met with an undergraduate course – War and Society, and met with History graduate students during his visit.
Paul Rodell published “How ISIS Has Arrived in the Philippines,” Oasis: Christians and Muslims in the Global World, 11 October 2017, www.oasiscenter.eu/articles/jihadism-and-violence/2017/10/11/how-isis-has-arrived-in-the-philippines
Craig Roell’s books, Matamoros and the Texas Revolution and Remember Goliad: A History of La Bahía, are featured in the “Texas Revolution Book Bundle” offered by the Texas State Historical Association’s Legacy of Texas website (“Your Source for All Things Texas”). https://legacyoftexas.com/products/texas-revolution-bundle-11-books
Solomon K. Smith gave an invited lecture at Coastal Heritage Society’s Revolutionary Perspectives Lecture Series in Savannah on October 3. His lecture was entitled, ““To Chastise the Cherokees [and] reduce them to the absolute necessity of suing for pardon”: Lt. Col. James Grant and the cause of the Anglo-Cherokee War, 1758–1761”.
Corinna Zeltsman received the Richmond Brown Dissertation Prize, awarded by the Latin American & Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association, for her dissertation “Ink under the Fingernails: Making Print in Nineteenth-Century Mexico City.”
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