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History Department News: April 2010

Honors College Student Receives Runner-Up in 2014 Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence

Gretchen Heine, a dual major in Spanish and history, received $500 as a runner-up for the 2014 Syed R. Ali-Zaidi Award for Academic Excellence.

Posted on 4/17/2014 3:59:11 PM

Mannard to Discuss “Escaped Nun” Phenomenon

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.

Posted on 4/29/2010 8:59:46 AM

Lu to Present on “Educating Overseas Chinese Youth in the Early Cold War”

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.

Posted on 4/28/2010 1:25:47 PM

Botelho Publishes Article in Histoire Sociale-Social History

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).

Posted on 4/26/2010 9:09:32 AM

Mannard Publishes on Charles White and Catholic Domesticity

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.

Posted on 4/23/2010 9:28:06 AM

Franklin-Rahkonen to Present on Finland’s Changing Image

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.

Posted on 4/15/2010 12:53:47 PM

Lu Appointed Visiting Affiliate at Asia Research Institute

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.

Posted on 4/9/2010 9:23:54 AM

Mannard on Academic Advisory Board for “Annual Editions”

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.

Posted on 4/6/2010 4:02:31 PM

Botelho to Present on “Social History of Elite Peasants” in Belgium

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.

Posted on 4/1/2010 10:23:55 PM

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