- Graduate Student Khaled Esseissah presented a paper on "The Ulama of Bilad Shinqiti (Mauritania) and their Roles in Disseminating Islamic Learning outside Africa" at the Conference of Texts, Knowledge, and Practice: The Meaning of Scholarship in Muslim Africa on February 16-18, 2017 at Harvard University in Boston.
- Graduate student Alaina Roberts will be the 2017-2018 George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center Postdoctoral Fellow at The Pennsylvania State University.
- Mark Roseman published "Das Undenkbare denken" (Thinking the unthinkable), in Zeit Geschichte (2017) (the history magazine of the German newspaper Die Zeit), issue 1, pp,14-19.
- Rebecca Spang did a thirty-minute interview with the Majority Report's Sam Seder about money, revolutions, civil wars, and the gold standard. Available here
Each Friday during the academic year, we update our department newsletter. Current students, alumni, faculty and staff can contribute news, announcements and upcoming on-campus events by sending email to Becky Bryant. The deadline each week is Thursday at noon.
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