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Around the Courtyard

“Around the Courtyard” provides news of history faculty and students. In addition to publications and presentations, it also includes information about the community that makes up the history department.


Spring 2018

Dr. Nancy Berlage has contributed a blog entry on her book for the Rural Women’s Studies Association Blog.

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Dedek.  His book Cemeteries of New Orleans has been named an “Honor Book” by the Louisiana Library Association, and will be recognized at the organization’s March conference.

Louie Valencia has a weekly, five-part series titled “The Rise of the European Far-Right in the Internet Age,” published in EuropeNow (Council for European Studies at Columbia University), which is running concurrently with their February issue on “Nationalism, Nativism, and the Revolt against Globalism.” Each installment is around 2000-words on average.

Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Yick on his recent publication. 
Joseph K.S. Yick, "Yuan Shu: Chinese Special Service Agent & Spy, 1931-45," Southeast Review of Asian Studies, Volume 39 (2017), pp. 84-113.

Congratulations to Dr. John McKiernan-Gonzalez on the publication of “Working at the Crossroads: A Guide for Border Crossing” in Kalfou, Volume 4, Issue 2 (Fall 2017).

Congratulations to History grad student Jane Heffelfinger who has won a grant from Chapter IW (Horseshoe Bay) of the P.E.O. Sisterhood through its Program for Continuing Education!  P.E.O. stands for Philanthropic Educational Organization, and its mission is to support educational opportunities for women.

Congratulations to Jose Carlos de la Puente! His book, Andean Cosmopolitans: Seeking Justice and Reward at the Spanish Royal Court, has been published by UT press.

Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Bishop whose article “Indemnity Against The Government”: Prisons and Prisoners in Hashemite Iraq During the Cold War,” was published in Historical Yearbook, Romanian Academy “Nicolae Iorga” Historical Institute, vol. 8 (2017): 85-97.


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