History Blog

  • Professor of History Daniel Mandell receives American Antiquarian Society research fellowship

    March 27, 2012

    During 2012-2013, Truman history professor Daniel Mandell will focus on research and writing at the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) in Worchester, Mass., thanks to a long-term fellowship awarded by the AAS and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  He will also spend a week as a visiting scholar at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Studies.  […]

  • Professor Huping Ling Honored as Role Model Speaker

    March 21, 2012

    Huping Ling, Professor of History, has been selected by the University of Saskatchewan as a Role Model Speaker at the College of Art and Science in 2012. She will deliver a public lecture on the “Rise of China and Chinese in North America” on May 15, 2012. On March 29 and 30, Professor Ling will […]

  • Rev. Wilson Miscamble, C.S.C. to Speak at Truman State on President Harry Truman and the Atomic Bombings of Japan

    March 7, 2012

    On Thursday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m., The Truman State Department of History will host Rev. Wilson Miscamble, C.S.C from Notre Dame University, who will deliver the 2012 Barbara Early-Vreeland Lecture.  The Lecture will take place in the Student Union Building, Activities Room. Rev. Miscamble, Professor of History at Notre Dame, will speak on his […]

  • Chinese Chicago

    September 19, 2011

    Chinese Chicago: Race, Transnational Migration, and Community Since 1870 By Huping Ling Published by Stanford University Press, 2012 Review “A unique and valuable study, sure to deepen our understanding of extra-national migratory studies in the development of modernity.”—John Kuo Wei Tchen, New York University & Museum of Chinese in America “Huping Ling, a prolific and […]

  • I Shop in Moscow: Advertising and the Creation of Consumer Culture in Late Tsarist Russia

    July 16, 2011

    Professor of History Sally West has published I Shop in Moscow: Advertising and the Creation of Consumer Culture in Late Tsarist Russia. This groundbreaking book is the first to study the cultural history of advertising in imperial Russia. In the first part of the book, West describes the development of advertising as an industry, discussing […]

  • José Carlos Mariátegui: An Anthology

    Professor of History Marc Becker has published José Carlos Mariátegui: An Anthology. José Carlos Mariátegui is one of Latin America’s most profound but overlooked thinkers. A self-taught journalist, social scientist, and activist from Peru, he was the first to emphasize that those fighting for the revolutionary transformation of society must adapt classical Marxist theory to […]

  • Mandell elected member Colonial Society of Massachusetts

    June 14, 2011

    Professor of History Dan Mandell has been elected to the membership of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, founded 1892, “a non-profit educational foundation designed to promote the study of Massachusetts history from earliest settlement through the first decades of the nineteenth century.” The society publishes documents (through the University of Virginia Press) and organizes conferences […]

  • CSI Presents Leadership Recognition Awards

    April 18, 2011

    The Women’s Resource Center provides history professor Huping Ling a Woman of Distinction Awards. http://newsletter.truman.edu/article.asp?id=6162

  • Burning Issues in Asian American Studies

    April 13, 2011

    Burning Issues in Asian American Studies Public Lecture by Dr. Huping Ling Professor of History, Truman Award-winning historian and Author Tuesday April 19, 2011 7:30-8:30pm BH 251 Sponsored by SSAS Multicultural Affairs For Asian American Heritage Month At Truman 令狐萍教授:亚美研究热辨 *How does the status of Asian Americans in the United States change over times? *How […]

  • Writing Democracy

    April 8, 2011

    History Professor Jerrold Hirsch was the keynote speaker at the Writing Democracy conference in March 2011.