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Ling selected as Hoover Institution Visiting Research Fellow

September 29, 2015

Huping Ling, Professor of History and Changjiang Scholar Chair Professor of the Chinese Ministry of education, has been selected as a Visiting Research Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2016. The Hoover Institution offered the fellowship to assist “(Dr. Ling’s) research at the Hoover Institution of Libraries […]

Battle of Kirksville (1862) Archaeological Survey

September 18, 2015

History and Anthropology students had a great time helping a crew from St. Louis on 11 September 2015. The archaeological survey was coordinated by Dr. Douglas Scott, Tom Thiessen, and archaeologist Dr. Steve Dasovich of Missouri’s Civil War Heritage Foundation. The goal of the survey is to see if any surviving artifacts can be linked to the Battle of […]

History Department Hosts Film Series

September 2, 2015

The History Department is commemorating the beginning of World War 1 by hosting several upcoming events. The first event will be a movie “Oh, What a Lovely War,” a 1969 musical film which summarizes and comments on the events of World War I using popular songs of the time, many of which were parodies of […]

Huping Ling

August 27, 2015

Huping Ling, Professor of History and Changjiang Scholar Chair Professor, the Chinese Ministry of education, has published the following books: Jinshan Yao: A New Chinese American History (in the Overseas Chinese History Series, China Overseas Chinese Publishing House, 2016). Asian American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia (co-editor, 2 Vols. M. E. Sharpe, 2010, Booklist/Reference Books […]

Hirsch Earns Excellence in Education Award

April 28, 2015

Jerry Hirsch, professor of history, received the 2015 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education from Gov. Jay Nixon, April 7 in Jefferson City. Hirsch was one of the 15 outstanding faculty members, each representing a Missouri college or university, to be recognized at a luncheon hosted by the Council on Public Higher Education for their […]

HIST 319 presentations

April 16, 2015

The HIST 319 presentations at the SRC were very successful and the students did a terrific job!

Early-Vreeland Lecture

March 12, 2015

20 April 2015, Little Theater, BH 176, 7pm Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, “Forty Years of Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations”

Interracial marriage and transnational/transracial adoption

February 23, 2015

Constitution Day Lecture

September 11, 2014

Join us for “Equality as the Foundation for Liberty: Reading the Declaration and Constitution Together,” a lecture that will be presented by Prof. Danielle Allen, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. in the Little Theater, Baldwin Hall. The Declaration and Constitution are often thought to stand in tension […]

David Hutchinson

May 12, 2014