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 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
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.
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.
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
Madeline Hernstrom-Hill ’18 was awarded the Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize for her short story “The Church of the Reformed Eden.” The prize includes a scholarship to the Southampton Writers Conference in July.
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
Alex J. Weidenhof (History, ’19) recently published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. See the article here.
Professor of History Ken Pinnow co-authored a blog post about the Obama administration’s Russia policy for the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. Read the post here: http://jordanrussiacenter.org/news/obama-us-miscalculation-russia/#.WItFsRiZPow
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