Having completed received a PhD in History at MSU in spring 2010, Harry Odamtten has just accepted a tenure track job in African History at Santa Clara University.
Archive for 2010
The Michigan State University chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honorary, held an initiation for new members on November 9, 2010. The following were inducted into the fraternity: Justin Childress, Kelly Clayton, Kailey Crowe, Kelly Harro, Nicholas Huhn, Coretta Kamdem, James Kolkema, Eric Marselle, Theresa Mikrut, Noah Nelson, Roger Peterson, Dawn Pickett, Julie […]
Kirsten Fermaglich is the lead investigator for a $22,000 public programming grant just awarded to the MSU Jewish Studies program from the Association for Jewish Studies. The programming, scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year, focuses on "Telling Family Stories: Jews, Genealogy, and History." It will engage both local speakers and national experts to discuss the […]
David Robinson has just had published, by Editions Karthala in Paris, the French version of his "Muslim Societies in African History" (Cambridge 2004). The translation was launched by a subsidy from the department, college, provost and ISP a few years ago. The French version has the title "Les societes musulmanes africaines: configurations et trajectoires historiques," […]
In 2011 Gordon Stewart will take up a Leverhulme Visiting Professorship in the United Kingdom. He will deliver five public lectures at the Universities of Dundee and Edinburgh (“A Tale of Two Cities: Dundee and Calcutta in the Global Economy”; “Jute in the World: the Worlds of Jute”; “The Same but Different: Women Workers in […]