Dr. Lewis Siegelbaum’s latest book, The Socialist Car, comes out October 20, 2011, in hardcover and paperback. About the book: The Socialist Car interprets its subjects broadly. Combining expertise in the history of technology and urban planning with social and cultural history, it reflects and at the same time seeks to advance recent scholarly interest [...]
Archive for August, 2011
Leslie Page Moch gave the plenary address at the Summer Seminar “Europe – Migration – Identity” on August 24; the seminar, sponsored by the German Historical Institute and the University of Minnesota is being held on the University of Minnesota campus, 24-27 August. Moch’s talk is titled “Building Bridges from Migration History to Europeanization: Lessons [...]
Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall & Dr. Walter Hawthorne have launched the Atlantic Slave Database Network site: http://t.co/Ed6WiVx #msu
The Department is please to announce that Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall and Dr. Walter Hawthorne have launched the Atlantic Slave Database Network site. The description of the project and plan for its full release is available here: http://slavebiographies.org/project/
This summer graduate student Justin Rowe was awarded the America Historical Association’s Michael Kraus Research Grant in American Colonial History. Congratulations, Justin!