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Prof. McGrath Presents at International Conference on Medieval Studies

Prof. Kate McGrath will be on two panels at 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies. She will be delivering a paper titled, “Historical Writing as a Form of Communication in Post-Conquest Disputes,” in the session on Communities, Communications, and Conflict. … Continue reading

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Prof. Specter Awarded Fellowship in Vienna

Prof. Matthew Specter will be Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna in the Fall semester of 2013. He was awarded the fellowship to work on a second book, “The Realists: The Making of a Transatlantic Foreign Policy … Continue reading

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Prof. Emeagwali Gives Keynote and Becomes Fellow of Historical Society of Nigeria

In October 2012 Professor Gloria Emeagwali gave the Keynote Address at the 57th Annual Conference of the Historical Society of Nigeria. She was made a Fellow of the Historical Society and a Member of Council in a public ceremony. Professor … Continue reading

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Prof. Bergman Publishes Two Pieces

Prof. Jay Bergman’s recent contribution to a symposium on “One Hundred Great Ideas for Higher Education” appears in Academic Questions (Vol. 25, No. 4).  It is entitled “Require Western Civilization.” In addition, his op-ed piece, “My Dinner with Mahmoud,” appeared … Continue reading

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Dr. Donald Rogers Leads Student Seminar on the Electoral College

Dr. Donald Rogers led a High School Student Seminar on the Electoral College on 17 December 2012. The Seminar met at the Statehouse and was broadcast on CT-N. Dr. Rogers led the students through four main questions during the discussion: … 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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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. Biskupski Delivers Plenary Session Paper

At the 70th Annual Conference of the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America, held in Boston on September 7-8, Prof. Biskupski gave one of the Plenary Session papers entitled “Piotr Wandycz,” dedicated to one of the outstanding historians of … Continue reading

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