Angela Keysor, assistant professor of history at Allegheny College, will speak on “Racial Borders of Belonging: Community Networks of Care, African Americans and Citizenship in Massachusetts, 1780–1810,” as part of the Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture Series for 2016–17. The free, public talk is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. in Room
Articles: Tag: History
Professor of History Ken Pinnow’s article “From All Sides: Interdisciplinary Knowledge, Scientific Collaboration, and the Soviet Criminological Laboratories of the 1920s” has been accepted for publication in Slavic Review. Pinnow also was awarded a Short-term Jordan Center Fellowship at New York University. He will spend a month next summer in New York City researching the
Judson Herrman, associate professor of classical studies and Frank T. McClure Chair of Greek and Latin, has been invited for a residency in November 2016 at the Fondation Hardt pour l’étude de l’Antiquité classique, a research institute for classics in Geneva. Herrman will work on his book manuscript, Selected Political Speeches of Demosthenes.
Guo Wu, associate professor of history, published a research article “New Qing History: Dispute, Dialog, and Influence” in the Chinese Historical Review, Vol. 23, No. 1 (Spring 2016), pp.47-69. He presented a paper titled “Outsourcing State Power: Extra-Judicial Incarceration during the Chinese Cultural Revolution” to Tte Twentieth Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ), July 2-3, 2016,
Visiting Assistant Professor of History Brian Miller has been selected to participate in the 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar, “Transcending Boundaries: The Ottoman Empire, Europe, the Mediterranean World, 1500-1800” at Georgetown University. (http://grants.smcm.edu/neh-summer-seminar-2016/)
Professor of History Barry Shapiro presented a paper on “Apartheid Israel: Effective Propaganda or Counter-Productive Discourse?” at the annual Middle East Dialogue Conference of the Policy Studies Organization in Washington, D.C. on February 26.
Allegheny College Senior Honored With Award From the Central PA Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration
April 19, 2016 – Allegheny College senior Abby Lombard has received the Outstanding Student Award from the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration. The yearly award is given to one undergraduate student who displays excellence and promise in public administration. Although she is a native of Syracuse, New York, Lombard was
Robert (Trey) Durst III ’16 and Quintin Peacock ’17 presented papers in early March at the Russian Symposium and Phi Alpha Theta PA-West Regional Conference, both held at Mercyhurst University. Trey discussed his work “Sergei Eisenstein: Individual Revolution versus Paternal Authority,” which explored the Soviet filmmaker’s views on authority to suggest that his memoir and
Dec. 2, 2015 – Allegheny College senior Abby Lombard, of Syracuse, New York, has been awarded a Pennsylvania House Legislative Fellowship for 13 weeks beginning Jan. 12, 2016. The highly competitive fellowship program places students in leadership offices, such as offices of committee chairmen, in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. As one of the only
Professor of History Barry Shapiro has published an article, “The Strange Career of Israeli ‘New Historian’ Benny Morris,” in the Jerusalem-based Palestine-Israel Journal. The article traces the odyssey from the political left to the political right of Professor Morris, who first achieved prominence in the 1980s for cutting-edge research that called into question a number