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Prof. William Schoenl publishes book and helps establish new grant

William Schoenl published “Jung’s Evolving Views of Nazi Germany: From 1936 to the End of World War II” in The Journal of Analytical Psychology, 59 (April 2014), 245-62, the world’s leading journal in Jungian psychology. With Brian Thompson, professor of Mechanical Engineering, he also recently established established the Engineering Undergraduate Grant for Dire Needs Overseas […]

Dr. Peter Beattie at University of Wisconsin, Madison

Dr. Peter Beattie will give an invited paper “Another Abertura [Political Opening]: Conjugal Prison Visits and the Legacy of the Brazilian Military Government’s 1984 Law of Penal Enforcement”  for the symposium “Brazil and Human Rights Reconsidered: Politics, Culture and Dictatorship, 50 Years after the 1964 Coup,” University of Wisconsin, Madison,  Thursday, April 3-Friday, April 4, […]

“Transbeing” featured at International Transgender Day of Visibility

Windsor Pride in Ontario chose Dr. Javier Pescador’s film “Transbeing” as feature for the International Transgender Day of Visibility. Screening of this film will take place on March 31st. The link for the event is below. http://www.windsorpride.com/component/content/article/163-wpc/news/417-transday-movie

Professor Helen Veit receives prestigious grant from NEH

Professor Helen Veit has received as project director a large and prestigious grant from the NEH for “What America Ate: U.S. Foodways of the Great Depression.” The project involves the digitization of primary sources about the history of food in the United States from 1930 to 1942, including surviving materials created by the Works Progress […]

Professor Helen Veit finalist for James Beard Prize

Professor Helen Veit is a finalist for a prestigious James Beard Prize. Beard Awards are the highest honor for food professionals, including academics who study food, working in North America. See especially, http://sf.eater.com/archives/2014/03/18/coqueta_largey_kinch_leong_are_james_beard_finalists.php and http://www.jamesbeard.org/awards.