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 […]
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 […]
April 16, 2015
The HIST 319 presentations at the SRC were very successful and the students did a terrific job!
March 12, 2015
20 April 2015, Little Theater, BH 176, 7pm Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, “Forty Years of Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations”
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 […]
May 8, 2014
Che Guevara Final Project film from Che at the Movies (HIST 365), Truman State University, May 2014.
April 15, 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 […]
March 26, 2014
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 […]