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Laurie Bernstein

Laurie Bernstein
Laurie Bernstein held a special class on “Russia and the Crimea: Inventions and Interpretations of Empire” for the History Club of the Holiday Village East retirement home in Mt. Laurel, N.J., on June 17, 2014.
Posted at 10:47 a.m. June 19, 2014, in Faculty News

Richard Demirjian

Richard Demirjian
Dr. Richard Demirjian gave a public lecture titled “J. Abraham Nippes, Thomas Jefferson, and Assessing the Value of a Structure through Historical Context” as part of the Lower Merion Conservancy’s Historic Preservation Lecture Series in Gladwyne, Pa., on June 5.
Posted at 10:45 a.m. June 19, 2014, in Faculty News

Janet Golden Received 2014 J. Worth Estes Prize

History proudly announces that on May 10, 2014 the American Association for the History of Medicine bestowed its J. Worth Estes Prize on Janet Golden for her shared authorship with Cynthia Connolly and Benjamin Schneider of “‘A Startling New Chemotherapeutic Agent’: Pediatric Infectious Disease and the Introduction of Sulfonamides at Baltimore’s Sydenham Hospital” in the … Read more …
Posted at 11:13 a.m. May 13, 2014, in Faculty News

Publication by Mary Rizzo

Mary Rizzo
Check out this new publication by Mary Rizzo, the Public Historian in Residence at MARCH, in the open-access journal Public. Dr. Rizzo’s “More than Fun and Games?: Play, Public Humanities, and Engaged Democracy” examines the history of the public humanities as an intellectual endeavor and suggests that, using examples from state humanities councils and others, play … Read more …
Posted at 10:13 a.m. May 6, 2014, in Faculty News

Two-year NEH funding for Dr. Mires’s project

Charlene Mires
And the good news just keeps on coming! The National Endowment for the Humanities has allocated $300,000 over a two-year period for the MARCH’s (Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities) Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. This is a major coup for director of MARCH, our very own Charlene Mires, as well as for our department, our campus, and our university. For … Read more …
Posted at 3:02 p.m. April 2, 2014, in Faculty News

Roundtable Event on March 28th for Kate Epstein’s Recent Book

Kate Epstein
The Miller Center at the University of Virginia held a roundtable on March 28, 2014 on Dr. Kate Epstein’s recent book Torpedo: Inventing the Military-Industrial Complex in the United States and Great Britain published by Harvard University Press, this Friday. Dr. Epstein has also been invited to the Naval Submarine League/Naval Historical Foundation Submarine History Seminar on “A Century … Read more …
Posted at 3:01 p.m. March 28, 2014, in Faculty News