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On Feb. 17, 2016, the History Department held an all-day student and alumni conference.
The conference involved 18 student papers (from both undergraduate and graduate students).
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Erin Conlin attended the national Oral History Association Annual Conference and presented a paper titled “Incorporating Oral History” on a panel entitled "Beyond the Interview: Oral History Education in the 21st Century.”
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Hilary Lewis Walczak, an archivist at Grove
City College, discovered a locked drawer that had not been
opened in about 60 years containing 175 World War II-era posters.
Posted on 3/17/2015 9:52:58 AM
Rebecca Lingenfelter, a recent History Department graduate, has been promoted to assistant vice president, BSA compliance specialist, and internal audit coordinator with Indiana First Bank.
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Scott Moore, along with his co-authors William Caraher and David
Pettegrew, published a book detailing their findings from 10 years of
archaeological research at the site of Pyla-Koutsopetria, Cyprus.
Posted on 11/19/2014 8:33:25 AM
Lynn Botelho presented “The Gender Neutrality of Old Age: Ageing, Medicine, and Money in Early Modern Europe” on November 13, 2014.
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History professor Joseph Mannard published the article "‘We Are Determined
to Be White Ladies’: Race, Identity, and the Maryland Tradition in
Antebellum Visitation Convents” in the summer 2014 issue of Maryland Historical Magazine.
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The History Department is pleased to welcome Erin Conlin as our newest colleague.
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Teddi Valeski (Fall 2012) and Beth Kromka (Spring 2013) were named corecipients of the Student Teacher of the Year Award given by the PA Council for the Social
Studies at its annual conference in Harrisburg on October 17, 2013.
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by ESF funds from the History Department, 31 Social Studies Education
majors attended the annual Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies conference in Harrisburg on October 18,
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Tamara Whited, Department of History, traveled to Lavin, Switzerland, in mid-August 2013 to participate as a
faculty instructor in an environmental history summer school geared toward the
needs of mid-level graduate students from Europe and North America.
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Joe Mannard of the History Department attended the ninth triennial meeting of the Conference on the History of Women Religious, held at St. Catherine University, St. Paul, Minnesota, June 23–26, 2013.
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On March 8, 2013, Indiana University of Pennsylvania hosted the regional competition of this year’s National History Day with the theme “Turning Points in History.”
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A History Department graduate student, Joshua McConnell, is doing an internship at the Altoona Area Public Library. His discovery of rare finds in a storage area is featured in the Altoona Mirror.
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The Journal of Ottoman Studies has dedicated two issues to Tom Goodrich, history professor emeritus, in honor of his significant contributions to research in this field.
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Lynn Botelho, who is currently on sabbatical from the Department of History with a Fulbright–King’s College London Scholar Award, was recently interviewed by Mike Stonard of Future Radio about her current research project.
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Paul Arpaia, Department of History, delivered a lecture, “Antisemitism, Italian Style: The Italian Royal Academy, 1938–1943,” at the New York Public Library on May 18, 2012.
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IUP History graduate student Chris Lamonde is featured in an online article on TribLive speaking about his service learning project.
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The History Department and Asian Studies program are sponsoring a public lecture by Gary Hess, “Explaining Failure: The Debate over the ‘Lessons’ of the Vietnam War,” on Thursday, April 12, 2012.
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In the new Liberal Studies curriculum starting in Fall 2012, “History 195: History of the Modern Era” will be replaced by three new classes.
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Jeanine Mazak-Kahne, Department of History, recently published an article entitled “Small Town Mafia: Organized Crime in New Kensington, Pennsylvania” in the Autumn 2011 edition of Pennsylvania History.
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Dr. Alan Baumler was interviewed on WIUP radio by philosophy student Ian Todd about China's rise to its new position as an international power. Dr. Baumler's research interests center on the political and cultural history of the Chinese Republic.
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Dr. Jeanine Mazak-Kahne presented a paper "The War on Organized Crime The Mannarino Family and the Feds, 1951 1963" at the Pennsylvania Historical Association annual conference on October 14, 2011.
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Dr. Paul Arpaia, Department of History, published the lead article in the 2011 issue of the Annali della Fondazione Ugo La Malfa.
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Dr. Lynn Botelho was recently featured in the IUP blog Around the Oak Grove for her research on old age and the aging body in early modern England, as well as for her success in competitive fencing.
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IUP professor of history and University Professor Dr. Lynn Botelho will be featured on a new television show on WTAJ-TV called Central PA Live on Wednesday, September 14, 2011.
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Paul Arpaia, Department of History, published a letter to the editor in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reflecting both his thoughts on the September 11 attacks.
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Dr. Soo Lu, an associate professor in the History Department, will participate in the NEH Summer Institute in Honolulu on June 20–July 22, 2011.
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Dr. Paul Arpaia of the History Department will join the steering committee of September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, an organization founded by family members of those killed on that day.
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Dr. Lynn Botelho, Department of History, gave the lunchtime plenary address to the Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies on Saturday, March 26, 2011.
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Dr. Joseph Mannard of the History Department has published an article in the latest number of the Maryland Historical Magazine entitled “‘What Has become of Olivia Neal?’: The Escaped Nun Phenomenon in Antebellum America.”
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Dr. Paul Arpaia, History Department, has written a book review of Dylan J. Riley’s the Civic Foundations of Fascism in Europe: Italy, Spain, and Romania, 1870-1945 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 2010).
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Dr. Scott Moore, Department of History, will deliver the Danielle Parks Memorial Lecture at the AIA Niagara Peninsula Society at Brock University on December 5, 2010.
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Dr. Lynn Botelho of the History Department has just finished her term as president of the Middle Atlantic Conference on British Studies. She capped her tenure by hosting the national meeting of the North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS) in Baltimore on November 12-14, 2010.
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Dr. Paul Arpaia, Department of History, will give a paper on Fascist memoirs at an international conference in Australia titled “War Stories: The War Memoir in History and Literature” from November 22–24, 2010.
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Dr. Scott Moore was elected to a three-year term on the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute Board of Trustees.
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Dr. Sharon Franklin-Rahkonen of the History Department has been elected to serve on the Finnish Council in America, an advisory body to the President of Finlandia University.
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Dr. Paul Arpaia will present “Converging and Diverging Parallels: The Case of the Gerarca Luigi Federzoni (1878–1967)” at a Catholicism and Fascism in Europe 1918–1945 conference, held from September 15–17, 2010.
Posted on 9/3/2010 9:26:06 AM
From May 20 to June 21, 2010, the Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project conducted a study and field season in the coastal zone of Pyla Village on the south coast of Cyprus.
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Dr. Alan Baumler, Department of History, presented a paper entitled “The Opium Trade and the Opium Problem in Republican China.”
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IUP’s History Club raised $1,000 for the Eric Slebodnik Scholarship at a fundraising dinner it held April 16, 2010, in the Indiana Zion Lutheran Church.
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Dr. Scott Moore, Department of History, was recently awarded a 2010 PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Council Grant for his proposal “Remote Sensing, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), and Archaeology in Cyprus.”
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Dr. Joseph Mannard, Department of History, will deliver a paper, “The ‘Escaped Nun’ Phenomenon in Antebellum America: The Case of Olivia Neale,” at the eighth triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious—Confronting Challenges: Women Religious Respond to Change, taking place in Scranton, Pa., June 27–30, 2010.
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Dr. Soo Lu, Department of History, will present “‘The Youth Problem’: Educating Overseas Chinese Youth in the Early Cold War” at the meeting of the International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas in Singapore on May 8, 2010.
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Dr. Lynn Botelho published an article titled “London Calling! Paul Griffith’s Lost Londons: Change, Crime, and Control in the Capital City 1550–1660 (2009),” with R. Conners in Histoire sociale-Social History (Spring 2010).
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Dr. Joe Mannard, Department of History, published an article entitled “Mission and Duties of Young Women: Charles White and the Promotion of Catholic Domesticity in Antebellum Baltimore” in American Catholic Studies.
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Dr. Sharon Franklin-Rahkonen will present “The Changing Image of Finland among Finnish-Americans” at the joint conference of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study and the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies in Seattle, Wash., on April 23, 2010.
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Dr. Soo Lu of the Department of History has been appointed a visiting affiliate at the Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore.
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Dr. Joe Mannard of the Department of History is serving on the academic advisory board for Annual Editions: United States History: Volume I—Colonial Through Reconstruction.
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Dr. Lynn Botelho of the Department of History will give a paper, as well as chair and comment on panels, at the Europe Social Science History Conference in Ghent, Belgium, on April 12–17, 2010.
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Dr. Paul Arpaia of the Department of History reviewed Cathie Carmichael, author of Genocide before the Holocaust, for the April 2010 issue of Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.
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Dr. Scott Moore, Department of History, will give a talk at the Indiana Free Library on Wednesday, March 31, at 7:00 p.m. on his archaeological research in Cyprus.
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Dr. Irwin Marcus will present “The U.S. in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Irish, Italian, and Japanese Immigrations and Migrations” at the Indiana Free Library on Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.
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Dr. Caleb Finegan, Department of History, has been selected as the keynote speaker for the 2010 Conference of the Southern Alleghenies Learn and Serve Alliance.
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Dr. Paul Arpaia of the Department of History has been elected for a two-year term to the Council of the Society of Fellows of the American Academy in Rome.
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Dr. Lynn Botelho of the Department of History will present the keynote lecture, “The Disappearing Female: The Gender-neutral Body in Early Modern England,” at the Medieval and Renaissance Studies program in March 2010 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
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Her presence left fond memories of her as a colleague and as a friend.
Posted on 10/15/2009 2:07:26 PM
Dr. Alan Baumler of the Department of History recently presented “American Research on Republican China: Situation and Achievements” at the conference Collection Development, Research, and Service on Chinese Studies.
Posted on 9/8/2009 2:35:19 PM
The Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project (PKAP), under the direction of Dr. R. Scott Moore (History Department) and colleagues, has completed its seventh season of archaeological fieldwork in the coastal zone of Pyla Village near Larnaka Cyprus.
Posted on 8/24/2009 11:17:45 PM
The faculty of the Department of History congratulates Dr. Paul Arpaia on his promotion to the rank of associate professor, effective with the Fall 2009 semester.
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R. Scott Moore of the History Department recently presented a paper, “The Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project: Season 7,” at the twenty-seventh annual CAARI Archaeological Workshop (2009), in collaboration with the Department of Antiquities Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus.
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Starting July 20, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. and running for three Mondays at the Indiana Free Library, emeritus professor of History Dr. Irwin Marcus will present “Chicago: 1880–1980.”
Posted on 7/22/2009 10:03:27 AM
Dr. Alan Baumler of the History Department recently published an article in the Spring 2009 volume of interdisciplinary journal Glimpse.
Posted on 7/21/2009 10:19:43 AM
The History Department’s annual fall convocation will be held Sunday, September 13, 2009. This event includes a short program, workshops, a picnic, and a kickball game between the faculty and History majors.
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The Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project (PKAP) began its annual fieldwork on May 25, 2009, outside of Larnaka, Cyprus. The project is a collaboration between Dr. Scott Moore of the Department of History at IUP and scholars from the University of North Dakota and Messiah College (Pa).
Posted on 5/30/2009 1:37:30 AM
This summer, a number of IUP students and faculty members are visiting the island of Cyprus, located in the eastern Mediterranean.
Posted on 5/17/2009 10:17:05 PM
History Professor R. Scott Moore recently coedited Archaeology and History in Roman, Medieval and Post-Medieval Greece: Studies on Method and Meaning in Honor of Timothy E. Gregory.
Posted on 10/16/2008 1:43:30 PM
Paul Arpaia presented “A Preface to a Biography of Luigi Federzoni (1878-1967)” at the American Academy in Rome and served as a panel member on the Italian public television documentary “Il Viaggio di Hitler in Italia” (Hitler’s Trip to Italy).
Posted on 9/22/2008 1:13:52 PM
Wayne Bodle published in both the Bulletin de la Societe Archeologique du Vendomois and Common-place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life.
Posted on 9/19/2008 1:59:03 PM
Professor Lynn Botelho, of the History Department, coorganized the international conference “(Re)constructing the Aging Body: Western Medical Cultures and Gender, 1600–2000” at Johannes Gutenberg–University Mainz, Germany, September 26–29, 2008.
Posted on 9/19/2008 1:53:53 PM
History professor Dr. R. Scott Moore recently completed the sixth season of an archaeological investigation in Cyprus.
Posted on 9/17/2008 1:20:15 PM
The U.S. Catholic Historian published “Widows in Convents of the Early Republic: The Archdiocese of Baltimore, 1790-1860” by Joe Mannard in a special issue on Catholics in the Early American Republic.
Posted on 9/11/2008 2:24:39 PM
Sharon Franklin-Rahkonen made presentations at Finn Fest 2008 in Duluth, Minn., and at the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies in Bloomington, Ind.
Posted on 9/10/2008 10:47:07 AM
IUP faculty and student archaeologists had a busy summer investigating ancient sites and civilizations in Pennsylvania, Cyprus, and New Mexico. An exciting part of these projects was the use of advanced geospatial technologies combined with traditional archaeological research.
Posted on 9/3/2008 8:29:58 AM
The annual History Department Fall Convocation will be held on September 7, 2008, in Gorell Hall in Sutton Hall. The convocation will start at 2 00 with workshops, a picnic, and a faculty versus students kickball game to follow.
Posted on 7/25/2008 8:29:08 PM
The Pyla Koutsopetria Archaeological Project, under the direction of Professor R. Scott Moore and others, recently completed its sixth season of fieldwork at the site of Pyla-Koutsopetria on Cyprus.
Posted on 7/25/2008 8:26:38 PM
Dr. Lynn Botelho was recently honored with the 2008 University Distinguished Faculty Research Award.
Posted on 7/25/2008 8:10:45 PM
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