On April 16, the Football Scholars Forum met to discuss Soccernomics by Stefan Szymanski and Simon Kuper. Szymanski, Stephen J. Galetti Professor of Sport Management at the University of Michigan, joined us in East Lansing while Simon Kuper participated via Skype. For Twitter timeline click here. Listen to the audio from the session here (mp3). [...]
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Dr. Steinberg has an article published in the International Journal of Transitional Justice. http://ijtj.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/04/22/ijtj.ijt007.full?keytype=ref&ijkey=rLhjvoPc0dNheXQ
Dr. Steinberg will spend the academic year 2013-14 as a resident fellow of the Institute for Historical Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. The theme of the fellowship is “Trauma and Social Transformation.”
Speaker Series: Helen Veit “For Infants and Invalids: Medicalizing Children’s Food in the Nineteenth Century”
As part of the Speaker Series, our very own Helen Veit will be giving a talk on Friday, April 19, at 3:30 pm in the Old Horticulture Conference Room. Helen Veit specializes in American history. Her first book, Modern Food, Moral Food: Self-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century (University [...]
Professor Sayuri Shimizu has been awarded a Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowship for a project titled “The Rise and Transformation of the North Pacific Ocean Resource Management Regimes, 1900–1975.” Taking a transnational and interdisciplinary approach to maritime environmental history, the study examines ideas, local practices, national regulatory policies, and intergovernmental institution-building regarding the commercial harvesting and [...]