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,


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”).


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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