News from the Department

A panel discussion - Confucius' Ethics and Modern Perspectives - organized by Dr. Imtiaz Moosa, is set for Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Free and open to all. Details coming soon. (A UWRF "Year of China" event)

The 2014 Peterson Lecture is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Dr. Xiaoyuan Liu, David Dean Professor of East Asian Studies & Professor of History at the University of Virginia will present "Himalayan Dominoes: China's Cold War and the Tibetan Frontier." This year's topic was chosen to be aligned with UWRF's Year of China.

Our 2014 Newsletter is available online.

The 2014 Department Banquet was held Friday, Apr. 25. The keynote address presented by independent scholar Dr. Jill Zahniser, is entitled "History, Memory, and Alice Paul."

Dr. Petkov's latest book was published Jan. 31, 2014. The Anxieties of a Citizen Class: The Miracles of the True Cross of San Giovanni Evangelista, Venice 1370-1480link, Kiril Petkov, Brill Academic. Amazon.comlink

The audio is available online for "German Intellectuals and the Nazi Ideology," held Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. The event, organized by Dr. Imtiaz Moosa as part of UWRF's "Year of Germany," was attended by over 80 campus and community members.

The 2013 Edward N. Peterson Lecture Series was held on Thursday, Oct. 24 with Dr. Kathleen Conzen, University of Chicago speaking on "German Immigrants, Transatlantic Ties and the Perils of American Pluralism, 1840-1940." This year's guest speaker and topic were selected to mesh with UWRF's "Year of Germany" celebration.

The 2013 Great Plains Conference was held in Hudson, WI Sept. 26-28.



Scholarship recipients for 2013-14
(awarded April 2013)

2013 Essay Competition winners (awarded April 2013).


Dr. Stephen Feinstein's vast personal book collection is now available to the public. We are grateful to Dr. Feinstein's family who generously chose to donate this amazing collection. Most books in the collection can be sent to individuals who are unaffiliated with UWRF through regular inter-library loan channels. If interested, contact your local  library. Details here




 

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