Articles: Tag: History

Recent Allegheny College Graduate Awarded Fulbright to Study Medieval Literature in England

If you think of the Middle Ages as little more than dirt, blood and Bubonic Plague, recent Allegheny College graduate Madeline Hernstrom-Hill can enlighten you. “Sure, all that is there, but there is also so much more — complicated medical manuals, treatises about forms of government, astrological thought, trade across incredible distances, I could go

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Allegheny College to Host National History Day Competition

Allegheny College will host the northwestern Pennsylvania National History Day academic competition on Saturday, Feb. 24, with middle- and high-school students presenting projects related to the theme of “Conflict and Compromise in History.” More than 20 students from schools in Erie, Crawford, McKean and Warren Counties are set to participate in the regional event. Students

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Wu Presents at Southwestern Conference on Asian Studies/Western Conference of Association for Asian Studies

Associate Professor of History Guo Wu presented a paper titled “Exhibition, Pedagogy, and Academic Inquiry: Museums of Minority Nationality and Ethnology in Southern China” to the Southwestern Conference on Asian Studies/Western Conference of Association for Asian Studies in Dallas, Texas, Nov. 17–18.

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Miller Presents Paper at German Studies Association Conference

Brian Miller, visiting assistant professor of history, presented a conference paper entitled “‘Turkey will be Delighted’: Transnational Discourse on Turkish Modernization in the Pages of the 1960s Anadolu Gazetesi,” at the 41st Annual German Studies Association Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, in October 2017.

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Senior Hernstrom-Hill Wins Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize

Allegheny College senior Madeline Hernstrom-Hill has won the Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize for her short story “The Church of the Reformed Eden.” The prize, awarded to an outstanding undergraduate author, includes a $1,000 prize, a full scholarship to the Southampton Writers Conference in July 2018 and consideration for publication in The Southampton Review. Judge Amy

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Wu’s Research Featured in Journals

Associate Professor of History Guo Wu published a research article titled “Zheng Zhen and the Rise of Evidential Research in Late Qing Northern Guizhou” online in Journal of Chinese History (Cambridge University Press) in August, and another paper titled “Outsourcing the State Power: Extrajudicial Incarceration During the Cultural Revolution” appears in China: An International Journal

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Allegheny College Students to Attend National Conference at Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics

Allegheny College students will participate in the National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement conference at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics (IOP), February 3-5. The 2017 National Campaign conference will focus on identifying the root causes of national divisiveness following the 2016 presidential election and work to formulate strategies to bridge gaps between

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