Tag: History

Humanistic Studies Faculty Forum next week

Two faculty members from Humanistic Studies will be presenting their work from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 in Room 103 of the University Union. Prof. Hye-kyung Kim will present, “Neo-Confucian Metaphysics of Gender” and Prof. Vince Lowery will present, “Finding the Crack in the ‘Golden Door': Investigating the Turn-of-the-Century Southern Immigration Movement.” Please […]

Associate Prof. Emerita Goff becomes columnist for “InSinc Quarterly”

Victoria Goff, Associate Professor Emerita, Communication and History, is a new columnist for InSinc Quarterly, a publication of Sisters in Crime, a national organization of 3,600 mystery writers, editors, and publishers. The organization was founded in 1986 by best-selling mystery writer Sarah Paretsky and others to combat discrimination against women in the mystery field. Goff’s first column, which covers grammar, […]

Faculty note: History Emeritus, Craig Lockard, publishes anthology

The recently published anthology, The New World History: A Field Guide for Teachers and Researchers (University of California Press, 2016), includes two essays by Craig Lockard (SCD/History Emeritus): “The Rise of World History Scholarship” and “Southeast Asia in World History.” The anthology was edited by Ross Dunn, Laura Mitchell and Kerry Ward.

Faculty note: Voelker, Gurung co-present

David Voelker (Humanistic Studies and History), who begins his fourth year as co-director of the Wisconsin Teaching Fellow & Scholars program, co-led a workshop last week with Regan Gurung (Psychology and Human Development) at UW Faculty College called, “Reflective Discussion and Transformational Learning.” See the Faculty College 2016 page for details.

History Honor Society Induction

The National History Society inducted nine new initiatives into the Alpha Gamma Omega Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta. This high honor recognizes students who show an outstanding performance in their history courses. This year’s inductees include: Katie Akerboom, Curtis Matthew Dassow, Sydney Johnson, Brigitta Jeannae Kaiser, Katelyn Krajewski, Scott Pamperin, Andrea N. Schroeder, Josephy Taylor […]

Faculty note: Sherman presents essay at Harvard

Heidi Sherman (Humanistic Studies) presented the essay (written with Arnold Lelis) “Gorm’s Travels to Gardariki in the 920s” at the invitational conference “Portraits of Medieval Eastern Europe” held at Harvard University April 8, 2016.  The workshop essays will be published in a collection for undergraduate medieval and world history students, which follows the volume, Portraits […]

Photos: Fugelsang ‘brilliant and hilarious’

We gave you plenty of heads-up to get to the John Fugelsang presentation March 29, a featured speaker in the Historical Perspectives Series. Prof. Harvey Kaye (History), reflected on the presentation. “He combined standup comedy (with brilliance and vulgarity that reflected the nature of American politics) AND smart intellectual analysis… At time John was hilarious and […]

Faculty note: Lowery publications

The winter issue of the Journal of American History features an article by Vince Lowery (Humanistic Studies/History). The article, titled “‘Another Species of Race Discord’: Race, Desirability, and the North Carolina Immigration Movement,” explores the debate about North Carolina’s short-lived immigration program (1907-1909). Lowery argues that whites in eastern North Carolina, far from being immigration restrictionists, were […]

Faculty publication: Eric Morgan

Eric J. Morgan, assistant professor in Democracy and Justice Studies and History, recently had an article, “Open Spaces of Democracy: Connecting Students, Wilderness, and Community,” published in the February issue of the Journal of Sustainability Education. Appearing in the special issue on Place, Learning, and Resilience, Morgan’s article chronicles a semester-long civic engagement project, exploring the […]

Tonight: Culture of Fusion program features ‘The Latin Tinge’

As part of his residency at UWGB this week, NYC/Chilean saxophonist Anibal Rojas is joined by Adam Gaines (trumpet), Christine Salerno (piano), Stefan Hall (guitar), Ben Hogan (percussion), Mark Urness (bass) and Mike Malone (drums) in performances and discussion about Latin music and its effect on the world of jazz. History professor Clif Ganyard will […]