Monthly Archives: October 2012

M.A. Grad Wins National Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award!!

Central Connecticut State University, Berlin Public Schools, and the Connecticut Council for the Social Studies are proud to announce that Mr. David Bosso, Social Studies teacher at Berlin High School, has been named the National Council for the Social Studies … Continue reading

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Prof. Wolff’s Chapter to Appear in New Book

The editorial board of the University of Michigan Press has given the green light to the publication of Writing History in the Digital Age, a collaboration made possible by Kristen Nawrotzki and Jack Dougherty. It will include Prof. Wolff’s essay, “Historian’s … Continue reading

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New Book Approved for Prof. Tully’s Series

The Faculty Board of the University of Wisconsin Press has approved a contract for the third book in the “Harvey Goldberg Series for Understanding and Teaching History” series co-edited by Prof. Tully. Understanding and Teaching American Slavery will be co-edited … Continue reading

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Prof. Warshauer’s Latest Book Released in Paperback

Prof. Warshauer’s Connecticut in the American Civil War: Slavery, Sacrifice, and Survival has just been released in paperback. From the Amazon site: “Warshauer’s account puts political parties and questions about racial policy at the heart of Connecticut’s wartime history. I hope that … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Student working on Yale Indian Papers Project

Matt Ryan, who is doing a public history minor, is currently enrolled in Hist 492: Public History Internship. While taking Hist. 490 Senior Seminar: The Revolutions in the Atlantic World in Spring, 2012, he did archival research at the Lewis … Continue reading

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New Book in Prof. Tully’s Book Series with the University of Wisconsin

The Faculty Board of the University of Wisconsin Press has approved a contract for a new book in the “Harvey Goldberg Series for Understanding and Teaching History” co-edited by Prof. Tully. Understanding and Teaching Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender History … Continue reading

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Prof. Greenfield Selected as a Plenary Speaker at the Symposium of the Providence Preservation Society

From the web site: [Her presentation will examine] “the transformation of Benefit Street in the 1950s and 1960s, one of the earliest large-scale ‘revitalization’ efforts in Providence. At the same time massive urban renewal projects were changing the landscape of … Continue reading

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Library of Congress Hires Public History Student

Owen Rogers has accepted a position with the Veteran’s History Project coordinated by the Library of Congress. Congratulations, Owen!

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Prof. Specter presents paper and lecture

Prof. Specter presented “Historicization and Renewal: New Perspectives on Frankfurt School Critical Theory,” at the annual German Studies Association Conference in Milwaukee. This follows an invited lecture this past June at the University of Giessen’s Institute of Political Science on “Historicizing Human Rights: … Continue reading

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Prof. Specter’s Book Translated into Turkish

Matthew Specter’s Habermas: An Intellectual Biography has been translated into Turkish and appeared this summer with Iletsim, the publisher of Orhan Pamuk. 

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