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Archive for December, 2010

History PhD Odamtten accepts job at Santa Clara

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. 

New Inductees to Phi Alpha Theta

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 […]

Professor Kirsten Fermaglich receives grant for public programming

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 […]

French Translation for Professor David Robinson’s Book

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," […]