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Luedtke Wins Paper Prize

PhD graduate student Aaron Luedtke won the second prize for the Helen Hornbeck Tanner Award for best graduate student paper at the American Society for Ethnohistory conference at Winnipeg. The award was named in honor of Dr. Helen Hornbeck Tanner and is awarded every year at the annual meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory […]

Wheat wins Harriet Tubman book prize

David Wheat’s book Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640 (UNC Press, 2016) has been awarded the 2017 Harriet Tubman Book Prize, awarded by the Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. https://www.lapiduscenter.org/david-wheat-wins-the-harriet-tubman-book-prize/

Wheat wins Atlantic history book prize

David Wheat’s book Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640 (UNC Press, 2016) has been awarded the American Historical Association’s 2017 James A. Rawley Prize for the integration of Atlantic worlds before the 20th century. http://blog.historians.org/2017/10/american-historical-association-announces-2017-prize-winners/

Pescador Publishes Book

Javier Pescador new book ?Campus, Brand & Circus. A Social History of College Sports? (Cognella ISBN 978-1-5165-1191-1) came out. The book analyzes the history of intercollegiate athletics and their multiple connections with American history and society.

Multiple Articles Published in Journal of Migration

The History Department at MSU has hit the trifecta with three articles by members of the department published in the current issue (vol. 3, no. 2) of The Journal of Migration History:   Sean McDaniel, “Our Greatest Riches: Horses at the Intersection of Settler and Kazakh Society in the Late Imperial Period.” Emily Elliott, “Soviet […]