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 […]
Che Guevara Final Project film from Che at the Movies (HIST 365), Truman State University, May 2014.
On April 12, 1945, Harry S. Truman became president of the United States following the death of his predecessor, Franklin Roosevelt. On the 69th anniversary of that event, the weekend of April 12, 2014, students from Truman State University toured sites related to Truman in the greater Kansas City area. The students were members of […]
The Truman Faculty Forum presents: Dr. Jerrold Hirsch, History “FWP 2.0: Is a 21st-century Federal Writers’ Project Possible?” Wednesday, April 2, Baldwin 156 at 7p.m. Dr. Hirsch will explore the renewed interest in the New Deal’s Federal Writers’ Project since the economic implosion that began at the end of 2008. This renewed interest reflects seemingly […]
Huping Ling, professor of history, was honored with the distinguished Changjiang Scholar Chair Professorship by the Central China Normal University, May 7. Huping Ling accepts a certificate recognizing her professorship from He Xianglin, the Party Secretary General of the CCNU. The New Changjiang Scholar Program, which began in 2012, is funded and administered by the […]
Dr. Shannon Fogg, associate professor of history at Missouri University of Science and Technology, delivered the 2013 Barbara Early-Vreeland Lecture on March 26. Her lecture was entitled “Stealing Home: The Looting of Jewish Apartments in Paris During the Second World War.” Dr. Fogg is an authority on life in Vichy France. Cambridge University Press published […]
Huping Ling, Professor of History, has been selected as Changjiang Scholar Chair Professor, by the Chinese Ministry of Education. The New Changjiang Scholar Program beginning in 2012 is funded and administered by the Chinese Ministry of Education. It is designed to select eminent scholars in the world to help internationalize China’s higher education and research. […]
Marc Becker’s Latin American History at the Movies made the following film depicting Argentina’s Dirty War. The Dirty War was known for the government’s ability to make people “disappear” as it targeted guerrillas and other opposition.The film follows the story of a young woman as she discovers the truth about her family and is forced […]